Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health, and Wellbeing: International perspectives on practice…

Hardcover | December 26, 2015

EditorStephen Clift, Paul M. Camic

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There is growing interest internationally in the contributions which the creative arts can make to wellbeing and health in both healthcare and community settings. A timely addition to the field, the Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health, and Wellbeing is the first work of its kind todiscuss the role the creative arts have in addressing some of the most pressing public health challenges faced today. Providing an evidence-base and recommendations for a wide audience, this is an essential resource for anyone involved with this increasingly important component of public health practice. The textbook offers key insights for developing new creative arts-based approaches to health and wellbeing, andshows how these can augment established practices within a variety of social settings. Theoretically grounded and with a strong evidence base, this book brings together contributions from both practitioners and researches to provide a comprehensive account of the field. Using international examples,the textbook elucidates the various approaches that have successfully led to improvements in public health, whilst case studies in healthcare practices evaluate the impact of arts-based initiatives in a multitude of international settings, life-course stages, and social milieus. The Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health, and Wellbeing is a comprehensive resource that will be essential to anyone with an interest in this increasingly important component of public health practice.

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There is growing interest internationally in the contributions which the creative arts can make to wellbeing and health in both healthcare and community settings. A timely addition to the field, the Oxford Textbook of Creative Arts, Health, and Wellbeing is the first work of its kind todiscuss the role the creative arts have in address...

Stephen Clift is Professor of Health Education in the Faculty of Health and Social Care, Canterbury Christ Church University, and Director of the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health. He is also Professorial Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health and has lead on developments within the Society related to creative a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.1 inPublished:December 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Section 1: Creative arts and human health and wellbeing: Setting the scene1. Stephen Clift and Paul M. Camic: An introduction to the field of creative arts, wellbeing and health: Achievements and current challenges2. Eleonora Belfiore: The arts and healing: The power of an idea3. Phil Hanlon and Sandra Carlisle: Fifth wave public health and the contributions of culture and the arts4. Jessica Allen and Matilda Allen: The social determinants of health, empowerment, and participation5. Shan Maclennan: Southbank Centre London and the social utility of the arts6. Mike White: The means to flourish: Arts in community health and education7. Paul M. Camic: Community cultural development for health and wellbeing8. Tores Theorell and Fredrik Ullen: Epidemiological studies of the relationship between cultural experiences and public health9. Tores Theorell: Psychophysiological links between cultural activities and public health10. Norma Daykin and Theo Stickley: The role of qualitative research in arts and health11. Susan M Cox and Katherine M Boydell: Ethical issues in arts-based health researchSection 2: National and international developments in practice12. Marsaili Cameron, Richard Ings, and Nikki Crane: Seeking a common language: the challenge of embedding participatory arts in a major public health programme13. Jill Sonke and Jenny Baxley Lee: Arts for health in community settings: Promising practices for using the arts to enhance wellness, access to healthcare and health literacy14. Jill Sonke, Judy Rollins, and John Graham-Pole: Arts in healthcare settings in the United States15. Kizito Maria Kasule, Kizito Fred Kakinda, and Jill Sonke: Arts in healthcare in Uganda: An historical, political and practical case study16. Kate Wells: Siyazama in South Africa: Zulu beadwork, HIV/AIDS, and the consequences of culture17. Gareth Wreford: Arts and health in Australia18. Jing Sun and Nicholas Buys: Addressing the health needs of indigenous Australians through creative engagement: A case study19. Varun Ramnarayan Venkit, Anand Sharad Godse, and Amruta Anand Godse: Arts and health initiatives in India20. Jing Sun and Nicholas Buys: A role for the creative arts in addressing public health challenges in China21. Tores Theorell, Margunn Skjei Knudtsen, Eva Bojner Horwitz and Britt Maj Wikstrom: Culture and public health activities in Sweden and Norway22. Paul Heritage: Talking about a revolution: Arts, health and wellbeing on Avenida Brasil23. Andre de Quadros: Case study: I once was lost but now am found: Music and embodied arts in two american prisons24. Andrea Creech, Patricia A. Gonzalez-Moreno, Lisa Lorenzino, and Grace Waitman: Case study: Lost or found? - in translation: the globalization of Venezuela's El SistemaSection 3: Creative arts and public health across the life-course25. Jonathan Barnes: Creativity and promoting wellbeing in children and young people through education26. Gunter Kreutz and Carl von Ossietzky: The value of music for public health27. Camila Batmanghleidjh: The work of Kids Company London28. Pauline Gladstone: The power of dance to transform the lives of disadvantaged youth29. Trish Vella-Burrows: Arts and older people: a global perspective30. Loraine Leeson: Case study: Engaging older people in creative thinking: The Active Energy project31. Stephen Clift, Grenville Hancox, Ian Morrison, Matthew Shipton, Sonia Page, Ann Skingley and Trish Vella-Burrows: Group singing as a public health resource32. Varvarigou, Maria, Susan Hallam, Andrea Creech, and Hilary McQueen: Intergenerational music-making: A vehicle for active ageing for children and older peopleSection 4: Creative arts and public health in different settings33. Amy Bucciarelli: Arts therapies: Approaches, goals and integration in arts and health34. Helen J. Chatterjee: Museums and art galleries as settings for public health interventions35. Tim Robertson: Case study: Creativity in criminal justice settings: The work of the Koestler Trust36. Bryan Lawson and Rosie Parnell: Quality of place and wellbeing37. Ian Noonan: Creative arts in health professional education and practice: A case-study reflection and evaluation of a complex intervention to deliver the Culture and Care Programme at The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London38. Gunter Kreutz, Stephen Clift, and Wolfgang Bossinger: Case study: Singing in hospitals: Bridging therapy and everyday life39. Varun Ramnarayan Venkit, Anand Sharad Godse, and Amruta Anand Godse: Case study: The value of group drumming for women in sex work in Mumbai, IndiaIndex