skip to content
Advances in health psychology : critical approaches Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Advances in health psychology : critical approaches

Author: Christine Horrocks; Sally Johnson, Dr.
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Building on the strengths of critical health psychology, this edited volume for undergraduate and postgraduate students offers cutting edge coverage of current thinking in the field. With a focus on contemporary issues, academics and practitioners consider how the movement can continue to contribute to social and political chang.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Horrocks; Sally Johnson, Dr.
ISBN: 9780230275386 0230275389
OCLC Number: 747533326
Description: xi, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Working with the tensions between critique and action in critical health psychology / Sally Johnson --
Critical health psychology and the scholar-activist tradition / Michael Murray --
Changing behaviour : can critical psychology influence policy and practice? / Wendy Stainton Rogers --
Social class, socioeconomic status, and health-risk behaviours : a critical analysis / Katy Day --
Men's health : thinking about gender mainstreaming and gender sensitive services / Christine Horrocks --
Working without sacrifice : discourse, femininity, and occupational risk / Bridgette Rickett --
The emancipatory potential of critical approaches to promoting sexual health : exploring the possibilities for action / Kate Milnes --
Taking the lead : authority and power in the National Health Service / Paula Nicolson [and others] --
Re-visiting Pandora's box : primary healthcare directive and participatory practices with women experiencing domestic violence / Victoria Lavis and Christine Horrocks --
Feminist health psychology and abortion : towards a politics of transversal relations of commonality / Catriona MacLeod --
Discursive psychology and its potential to make a difference / Bregje de Kok --
I forget my problems, the problems are in the soil : encountering nature in allotment gardening / Nigel King --
Being creative around health : participative methodologies in critical community psychology / Rebecca Lawthom [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Christine Horrocks and Sally Johnson.

Abstract:

Crucially, the book considers how theory impacts on practice and how health psychology can ignite change in health policy. Covering important issues with clear and fresh insight, this is  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This is a strong contribution to the developing field of critical health psychology, and will advance the way that health psychology is understood and practiced. Going well beyond critiques of the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/747533326> # Advances in health psychology : critical approaches
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "747533326" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Place/basingstoke_hampshire> ; # Basingstoke, Hampshire
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/952816> ; # Health behavior
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/952808> ; # Health attitudes
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Topic/attitude_to_health> ; # Attitude to Health
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/616.89/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/864355> ; # Clinical health psychology
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Topic/disease_psychology> ; # Disease--psychology
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Topic/behavioral_medicine_methods> ; # Behavioral Medicine--methods
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Topic/psychology_medical> ; # Psychology, Medical
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/311426383> ; # Dr. Sally Johnson
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/41353513> ; # Christine Horrocks
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description "Building on the strengths of critical health psychology, this edited volume for undergraduate and postgraduate students offers cutting edge coverage of current thinking in the field. With a focus on contemporary issues, academics and practitioners consider how the movement can continue to contribute to social and political chang."@en ;
   schema:description "Working with the tensions between critique and action in critical health psychology / Sally Johnson -- Critical health psychology and the scholar-activist tradition / Michael Murray -- Changing behaviour : can critical psychology influence policy and practice? / Wendy Stainton Rogers -- Social class, socioeconomic status, and health-risk behaviours : a critical analysis / Katy Day -- Men's health : thinking about gender mainstreaming and gender sensitive services / Christine Horrocks -- Working without sacrifice : discourse, femininity, and occupational risk / Bridgette Rickett -- The emancipatory potential of critical approaches to promoting sexual health : exploring the possibilities for action / Kate Milnes -- Taking the lead : authority and power in the National Health Service / Paula Nicolson [and others] -- Re-visiting Pandora's box : primary healthcare directive and participatory practices with women experiencing domestic violence / Victoria Lavis and Christine Horrocks -- Feminist health psychology and abortion : towards a politics of transversal relations of commonality / Catriona MacLeod -- Discursive psychology and its potential to make a difference / Bregje de Kok -- I forget my problems, the problems are in the soil : encountering nature in allotment gardening / Nigel King -- Being creative around health : participative methodologies in critical community psychology / Rebecca Lawthom [and others]."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1124672396> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Advances in health psychology : critical approaches"@en ;
   schema:productID "747533326" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/747533326#PublicationEvent/basingstoke_hampshire_new_york_palgrave_macmillan_2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> ; # Palgrave Macmillan
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230275386> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/747533326> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> # Palgrave Macmillan
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Palgrave Macmillan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Place/basingstoke_hampshire> # Basingstoke, Hampshire
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Basingstoke, Hampshire" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Topic/behavioral_medicine_methods> # Behavioral Medicine--methods
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Behavioral Medicine--methods"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Topic/disease_psychology> # Disease--psychology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Disease--psychology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1124672396#Topic/psychology_medical> # Psychology, Medical
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Psychology, Medical"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/864355> # Clinical health psychology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Clinical health psychology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/952808> # Health attitudes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Health attitudes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/952816> # Health behavior
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Health behavior"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/311426383> # Dr. Sally Johnson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Johnson" ;
   schema:givenName "Sally" ;
   schema:name "Dr. Sally Johnson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41353513> # Christine Horrocks
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Horrocks" ;
   schema:givenName "Christine" ;
   schema:name "Christine Horrocks" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230275386>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0230275389" ;
   schema:isbn "9780230275386" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.