As well as incorporating the most recent government policies andinitiatives in public health, the new edition draws on the verylatest literature and statistics. In particular, there is new andexpanded material on issues such as: community initiatives andsocial capital; novel resources offered by digital technologies;health literacy; health in the media; stress in the workplace, andmuch more.
Throughout the text there are activities to develop students'understanding and encourage reflective practice. Each chapter openswith a list of the central issues and learning objectives, and keyterms highlighted in the text are clearly explained. Carefullychosen figures and photographs enliven and reinforce the text, while a well-designed website (www.politybooks.com/healthpromotion)offers up-to-date online resources to test and extendstudents' learning.
The new edition of Practical Health Promotion will continueto be the ideal and indispensable practical guide to healthpromotion for students at all levels. It will inspire anyoneinvolved with health care to find practical ways of promotingpositive change.
Publisher: Polity Press
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 942 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 23 mm
Edition: 2nd Edition
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