Health Promotion: Models and Values

Paperback | October 1, 1994

byR. S. Downie, Carol Tannahill, Andrew Tannahill

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The health promotion movement has gained ever more momentum in the 1990s, at international, national, and local levels. This updated and revised edition of a successful textbook reflects developments in philosophy, policy, planning, and practice since the turn of the decade. It contains newmaterial, such as an account of who is involved in health promotion, more attention to the role of the mass media, and an expansion of the account of the role of the WHO. A new health promotion framework is built up on to the original one and there is a new chapter considering objections to healthpromotion.

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The health promotion movement has gained ever more momentum in the 1990s, at international, national, and local levels. This updated and revised edition of a successful textbook reflects developments in philosophy, policy, planning, and practice since the turn of the decade. It contains newmaterial, such as an account of who is involve...

R. S. Downie is at Glasgow University, Scotland. Carol Fyfe is at Department of Community Medicine, Glasgow University, Scotland.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.55 inPublished:October 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0192625918

ISBN - 13:9780192625915

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionPart 1: Models2. Health3. Health Education4. Health promotion5. Evaluations6. Models in actionPart 2: ValuesIntroduction to Part 27. Attitudes, beliefs, and behaviour8. Objections to health promotion9. Values10. Liberalism, autonomy, and health11. Justice, health, and society

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" ... this book can serve as a useful resource for both the novice and the authority in the field of health promotion." University of Toronto Medical Journal (vol.74, no.2, March 1997)