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Promoting Health : Knowledge and Practice - Jeanne Katz

Promoting Health

Knowledge and Practice

By: Jeanne Katz (Editor), Alyson Peberdy (Editor), Jenny Douglas (Editor)

Paperback Published: 24th January 2001
ISBN: 9780333949306
Number Of Pages: 365

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Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in health promotion practice, policy and research, this book is a core text for the Open University course K301: 'Promoting Health: Skills, Perspectives and Practice'. It will be of continued interest to all those committed to promoting health, especially those working in the health and social care fields.

PART ONE: EXPLORING HEALTH PROMOTION Promoting Health: Everybody's Business?; L. Jones What is Health?; L. Jones Behavioural and Environmental Determinants of Health; L. Jones The Rise of Health Promotion; L. Jones Theories and Models in Health Promotion; L. Jones Ethical Issues in Health Promotion; L. Jones & A. Cribb Building Competence in Health Promotion; L. Jones PART TWO: COMMUNICATING AND EDUCATING FOR HEALTH Developing Effective Communication; C. Inman & J. Katz Supporting Individuals and Facilitating Change: Utilising Counselling Skills; M. Sidell Educating for Health; M. Sidell Educating and Communicating through the Mass Media; M. Sidell PART THREE: INVESTIGATING HEALTH INFORMATION What Counts as Evidence in Health Information; J. Katz & J. Bunker Studying Populations; J. Katz Analysing Numerical Data; J. Katz Planning Health Promoting Interventions; M. Sidell, J. Katz & L. Jones PART FOUR: EVALUATING HEALTH PROMOTION Evaluation in Health Promotion: Why Do It?; A. Peberdy Evaluation Design; A. Peberdy Enquiring and Reporting; A. Peberdy Evaluation and the Future of Health Promotion; A. Peberdy

ISBN: 9780333949306
ISBN-10: 0333949307
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 365
Published: 24th January 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 24.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.79
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised