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  1. Promoting Healthy Behaviour

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Dominic Upton, Katie Thirlaway

    There is ever growing recognition by governments and healthcare professionals of the need to respond to the challenges of preventable diseases, especially so-called "lifestyle diseases", and of the influence that social class, gender, ethnicity, as well as individual differences play in health....

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Health Education

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Katie Fitzpatrick, Richard Tinning

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    Health Education: Critical perspectives provides a socio-cultural and critical approach to health education. The book draws together international experts in the fields of health and education who deconstruct contemporary discourses and practices, and re-imagine a health education that both...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Empowerment, Health Promotion and Young People

    A Critical Approach

    By Grace Spencer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Globally, young people’s health is an increasing priority area for health practitioners, policy-makers and researchers, and concepts of empowerment feature strongly in international public health discourses on young people’s health. Yet the concept of empowerment remains under-theorized, and its...

    Published October 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Structural Approaches in Public Health

    Edited by Marni Sommer, Richard Parker

    That health has many social determinants is well established and a myriad range of structural factors – social, cultural, political, economic, and environmental – are now known to impact on population well-being. Public health practice has started exploring and responding to a range of...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Planning in Health Promotion Work

    An Empowerment Model

    By Roar Amdam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Community development, planning and partnerships have become important terms in health promotion but, up until now, debate around these concepts have been discussed more in planning science than in public health literature. Roar Amdam draws on theories and new empirical evidence from local,...

    Published September 28th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Health Promotion for Nurses

    Theory and Practice

    By Stewart Piper

    Health promotion is an increasingly high profile aspect of a nurse’s role – both in line with health policy and as nursing has shifted from a disease model to a health model. This textbook explores how and why health promotion works in nursing, developing a new framework for understanding the nurse...

    Published January 26th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Psychology of Lifestyle

    Promoting Healthy Behaviour

    By Kathryn Thirlaway, Dominic Upton

    Improving lifestyles is thought to be one of the most effective means of reducing mortality and morbidity in the developed world. However, despite decades of health promotion, there has been no significant difference to lifestyles and instead there are rising levels of inactivity and obesity. The...

    Published November 26th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Health Promotion

    Disciplines and Diversity, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Robin Bunton, Gordon MacDonald, Gordon Macdonald

    Health promotion is an increasingly central tenet in health professionals' lives. It has come into the public eye as the subject of party politics and policy, but where does the movement come from?This book brings together views from a range of subjects, some not always associated with health...

    Published December 5th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Sociology of Health Promotion

    Critical Analyses of Consumption, Lifestyle and Risk

    Edited by Robin Bunton, Roger Burrows, Sarah Nettleton

    Promotion of health has become a central feature of health policy at local, national and international levels, forming part of global health initiatives such as those endorsed by the World Health Organisation. The issues examined in The Sociology of Health Promotion include sociology of risk, the...

    Published August 3rd 1995 by Routledge

  10. Growing up with Alcohol

    By Emma Fossey

    The use and misuse of alcohol by young people is an established concern. Initiatives designed to educate the young about the potential dangers of alchol are frequently directed solely at teenagers. Growing up with Alcohol argues that this may be leaving it too late. Emma Fossey presents a detailed...

    Published October 20th 1994 by Routledge

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