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
Electronic ISBN:
9780702044359

About the authors