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Issues in public health

by Fiona Sim | 16 October 2011
Category: Medical Academic
Synopsis
What is public health and why is it important? By looking at the foundations of public health, its historical evolution, the themes that underpin public health and the increasing importance of globalization, this book provides thorough answers to these important questions. Written by experts in the field, the book discusses the core issues of modern public health, such as tackling vested interests head on, empowering people so they can make healthy decisions, and recognising the political nature of the issues. The new edition has been updated to identify good modern public health practice, evolving from evidence. New features include:Two new chapters on the expanding role of public health, covering the issues of sustainability and climate change, human rights, genetics and armed conflictExpanded UK and international examplesExamination of the impact of globalization on higher and lower income countriesExploration of the tension between the population approach and the personal behaviour change model of health promotionA variety of activities to help understanding and learning of the topicsIssues in Public Health is an ideal introductory text for higher education students studying public health in depth. Series Editors: Rosalind Plowman and Nicki Thorogood.
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Synopsis
What is public health and why is it important? By looking at the foundations of public health, its historical evolution, the themes that underpin public health and the increasing importance of globalization, this book provides thorough answers to these important questions. Written by experts in the field, the book discusses the core issues of modern public health, such as tackling vested interests head on, empowering people so they can make healthy decisions, and recognising the political nature of the issues. The new edition has been updated to identify good modern public health practice, evolving from evidence. New features include:Two new chapters on the expanding role of public health, covering the issues of sustainability and climate change, human rights, genetics and armed conflictExpanded UK and international examplesExamination of the impact of globalization on higher and lower income countriesExploration of the tension between the population approach and the personal behaviour change model of health promotionA variety of activities to help understanding and learning of the topicsIssues in Public Health is an ideal introductory text for higher education students studying public health in depth. Series Editors: Rosalind Plowman and Nicki Thorogood.
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780335244225
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 16/10/2011
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, Politics Philosophy, Popular Sociology, All, Books, Education, Medical Academic
No. of Pages - 273
Weight - 506
Edition - 2nd Edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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