Key Features

  • Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy
  • New chapter on empowerment as a key health promotion strategy
  • Case studies, activities and discussion points encourage interaction and reflection, and stimulate learning
  • Unique, user-friendly approach makes learning easy
  • Examines the forces that drive practice
  • Focuses on the core strategies of:
    • Tackling health inequalities
    • User and public participation and involvement
    • Working in partnerships
    • Empowerment.

  • Identifies current public health priorities and how to address these in practice.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Checklist for public health and health promotion practice

Part 1: Drivers of Public Health and Health Promotion Practice

1. Theory into practice

2. Research for public health and health promotion

3. Evidence-based practice

4. The policy context

Part 2: Strategies for Public Health and Health Promotion Practice

5. Tackling health inequalities

6. Participation and involvement

7. Partnership working

8. Empowerment

Part 3: Priorities for Public Health and Health Promotion

9. Social determinants of health

10. The major causes of ill health

11. Lifestyles and behaviours

12. Population groups

Index

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
eBook ISBN:
9780702044359

About the authors

Jennie Naidoo

Dr Jennie Naidoo BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE is Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Jane Wills

Professor Jane Wills BA, MA, MSc, PGCE is Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK