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

No. of pages:
276
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
Print ISBN:
9780702034046
Electronic ISBN:
9780702044359