Understanding Health Promotion

Paperback | June 10, 2007

byHelen Keleher, Berni Murphy, Colin MacDougall

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In health promotion, easy access to good information is often hard to achieve. Understanding Health Promotion, whilst grounded solidly in theory, draws on the research undertaken by the authors to focus on practice. 'Guidebooks' containing expert summaries and practical information areintegrated throughout to help students expore the resources which are available to support the work of health promotion practitioners. Written for students, the textbook follows a logical 3-part structure and is rich in pedagogy, containing key take-home messages, case studies, exercises, key terms, useful websites, further reading and summaries. Part 1 lays the foundations for understanding health promotion and in particular,the implications of the social determinants of health. Part 2 covers the key practice skills for health promotion. Part 3 describes actions that promote health from different sectors or parts of our society. The combination of theory, research and 'real world' practical application makes this book an essential learning tool for students.

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In health promotion, easy access to good information is often hard to achieve. Understanding Health Promotion, whilst grounded solidly in theory, draws on the research undertaken by the authors to focus on practice. 'Guidebooks' containing expert summaries and practical information areintegrated throughout to help students expore the r...

Helen Keleher is a Professor; Head at Department of Health Sciences, Monash University. Berni Murphy is a Lecturer at the School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University. Colin MacDougall is at the School of Medicine, Flinders University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0.87 inPublished:June 10, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Ilona Kickbusch: ForewordPart I - Building Foundations for Health Promotion1. Helen Keleher, Colin MacDougall and Berni Murphy: Approaching Health Promotion2. Helen Keleher: Health Promotion Principles3. Helen Keleher: Reframing Health Promotion4. Helen Keleher: The Drivers for Health Lie Outside the Health Sector5. Frank Tesoriero: Promoting Human Rights for Health6. Penny Popay and Colin MacDougall: Lay Knowledge7. Liz Waters, Rebecca Round and Jodie Doyle: Evidence to Inform Multisectoral Approaches in Health PromotionNerida Joss and Helen Keleher: Guidebook 1: Milestones in the History of Health PromotionNerida Joss and Helen Keleher: Guidebook 2: Health Promotion Associations, Alliances and Advocacy OrganisationsGuidebook 3: Key Resources About the Social Determinants of HealthCatherine Mackenzie: Guidebook 4: Evidence-based Health Promotion ResourcesPart 2 - Policy and Professional Practice8. Helen Keleher: Strategic Thinking: Planning and Evaluation9. Jenny Popay: Engaging Communities10. Berni Murphy: Communicating to Build Capacity11. Helen Keleher: Empowerment, Capacity, and Health Promotion Practice12. Paul Laris and Colin MacDougall: Building Organisational Capacity13. Mary Mahoney and Grace Blau: Understanding Health Impact Assessment14. Healthy Public Policy15. Helen Keleher: Health Promotion Policy Analysis16. Helen Keleher and Nerida Joss: Building Competencies and Working Capacity17. Anne Johnson and Colin MacDougall: Reflective Practice in the WorkplaceNerida Joss and Helen Keleher: Guidebook 5: Health Promotion Program Planning and Evaluation ResourcesNerida Joss: Guidebook 6: Understanding Gender and Health PromotionBerni Murhpy: Guidebook 7: Preparing for a Media InterviewBerni Murphy: Guidebook 8: Developing Training, Facilitating, and Presenting SkillsGuidebook 9: Preparing a Press Release - 10 Checkpoint ListNerida Joss: Guidebook 10: Capacity Building ResourcesPart 3 - Multisectoral Actions18. Ian Lowe: Environments and Sustainability Approaches for Health Promotion19. Iain Butterworth and Len Duhl: Healthy Cities and Communities20. Christine Putland: Community Arts21. Christine Putland: Space and Place: Geography in Health Promotion22. Colin MacDougall: Reframing Physical Activity23. Berni Murphy: Promoting Active Participation in Sport24. Ron Labonte: Good Praxis