The New Public Health by Fran BaumThe New Public Health by Fran Baum

The New Public Health

byFran Baum

Paperback | November 4, 2015

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This fourth edition of Fran Baum's The New Public Health is the most comprehensive book available on the new public health. It offers readers the opportunity to gain a sense of the scope of the new public health visions, and combines theoretical and practical material to assist withunderstanding the social and economic determinants of health. Based on the premise of previous editions that the new public health offers the chance of greatly improved equity by raising health world health standards this new edition has been fully revised to reflect recent changes in the theoryand practice of the new public health. The book is written primarily for public health and primary health care workers, health and environment planners and those people who are interested in creating communities that maximise health for people and the environment. Students undertaking health and public health degrees will also benefitfrom reading this comprehensive book for its currency, breadth of scope, and coverage of the most important health and environmental challenges facing humanity and health professionals from a range of practice fields.
Fran Baum is a public health researcher, teacher and advocate. She is the Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Director of the Southgate Institute of Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University.
Title:The New Public HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 1.02 inPublished:November 4, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195588088

ISBN - 13:9780195588088

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart 1: Approaches to Public Health1. Understanding Health - Definitions and Perspectives2. A History of Public Health3. The New Public Health EvolvesPart 2: Political Economy of Public Health4. Ethics, Politics and Ideologies: The Invisible Hands of Public Health5. Neo-liberalism, Globalisation and HealthPart 3: Researching Public Health6. Research for a New Public Health7. Epidemiology and Public Health8. Survey Research Methods in Public Health9. Qualitative Research Methods10. Planning and Evaluation of Community-based Health PromotionPart 4: Health Inequalities: Profiles, Patterns and Explanations11. Changing Health and Illness Profiles in the Twenty-first Century: Global and Australian Perspectives12. Patterns of Health Inequalities in Australia13. The Social Determinants of Health InequityPart 5: Unhealthy Environments: Global and Australian Perspectives14. Global Physical Threats to the Environment and Public Health15. Urbanisation, Population, Communities and Environments: Global TrendsPart 6: Creating Healthy and Equitable Societies and Environments16. Healthy Economic Policies17. Sustainable Infrastructures for Health, Well-being and EquityPart 7: Health Promotion Strategies for Achieving Healthy and Equitable Societies18. Medical and Health Care Service Interventions19. Changing Behaviour: the limits of behaviourism and some alternatives20. Participation and Health Promotion21. Community Development in Health22. Public health Advocacy and Activism *NEW*23. Healthy Settings, Cities, Communities and Organisations: Strategies for the Twenty-first century24. Healthy Public PolicyPart 8: Public Health in the Twenty-first Century25. Linking the Local, National and Global