Theory and Research in Promoting Public Health
- Sarah Earle - The Open University
- Cathy E Lloyd - The Open University
- Moyra Sidell - The Open University
- Sue Spurr - The Open University
Health Policy | Public Health | Public Health Education & Health Promotion
Theory and Research in Promoting Public Health is an important text that addresses these questions, exploring the key concepts, debates and issues involved in multi-disciplinary public health. The book considers the complex and diverse nature of public health and helps readers critically appraise the theories, research and policies that inform multidisciplinary public health practice.
This timely and comprehensive book:
" considers the wide range of settings, people and methods that are involved in public health activities
" introduces key theoretical perspectives
" shows how research and knowledge directly inform public health interventions
" provides an analysis of how research can be used in the planning and evaluation of public health initiatives.
" encourages critical awareness and reflection.
Theory and Research in Promoting Public Health will be a core text for those studying public health and health promotion across a wide range of health and social care disciplines. It will also be an invaluable resource for professionals and training organisations involved in promoting public health.
very good clearly delivered covering a good range
A useful text that points the reader to the basics pertinent to each chapter and to further reading.
A Valuable text with clear layout and relevant and effective text, nicely supported with case/ research links