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Cultivating health : cultural perspectives on promoting health

Author: Malcolm MacLachlan
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume offers an insight into the promotion of global health by creating a culture-sensitive social policy. It provides a factual case study in every chapter and gives recommendations for promoting health across cultures.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cultivating health.
Chichester ; New York : Wiley, ©2001
(OCoLC)657301510
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm MacLachlan
ISBN: 047197725X 9780471977254 0471496200 9780471496205
OCLC Number: 44578884
Description: xviii, 232 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Cultivating health / Malcolm MacLachlan --
The context and cultivation of health. Cultivating health through multiculturalism / Mesfin S. Mulatu and John W. Berry --
'Good' reasons for 'bad' records: the social, political and cultural context of vital registration / Gillian Lewando-Hundt --
Cultivating health and preventing HIV/AIDS in the dual employment system of China / Shuguang Wang and Daphne Keats --
Cultivating health and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child / Philip Cook --
Pluralism and cultivating health. Asian psychological approaches and Western therapy / Dan Berkow and Richard C. Page --
Cultivating health through complementary medicine / Adrian Furnham and Charles Vincent --
Boiled nettles in May: studies of plural medicine in Northern and Southern Ireland / Anne MacFarlane and Pauline Ginnety --
Special issues in cultivating health. Traditional mechanisms for cultivating health in Africa / Karl Peltzer --
Cultivating the psychosocial health of refugees / Alastair Ager and Marta Young --
Designing sustainable health promotion: STD and HIV prevention in Singapore / George D. Bishop and Mee Lian Wong.
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm MacLachlan.
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This volume offers an insight into the promotion of global health by creating a culture-sensitive social policy. It provides a factual case study in every chapter and gives recommendations for promoting health across cultures.

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