Health Promotion Practice: Building Empowered Communities (Paperback)Glenn Laverack (author)
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"A very welcome addition to the practical side of health promotion! Laverack's brief and simply-worded text weaves together just the right balance of theory, evidence, tips and case studies to satisfy the new learner looking to gain a grasp of health promotion's empowering whole, while still offering new insights to the more seasoned practitioner."
Ronald Labonte, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa
The book aims to provide the reader with:An understanding of the key concepts of power and empowerment and the link to improved health outcomes in the context of health promotion programmesAn understanding of practical approaches that can be used in health promotion programming to build and evaluate empowered communitiesCase study examples of how communities can be empowered in practice This unique book offers sound theoretical principles to underpin the practical approaches used to build empowered communities and brings together new and innovative approaches in health promotion practice.
Health Promotion Practice is essential reading for health promotion students and practitioners who want to learn more about innovative approaches to build empowered communities in their everyday work. It will inspire them to work in more empowering ways in health promotion practice and to carefully contemplate how they can influence the way others gain power.
Publisher: Open University Press
Number of pages: 168
Dimensions: 230 x 153 x 12 mm
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