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Health promotion : philosophy, prejudice, and practice

Author: David Seedhouse
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Incisively written, this new edition of a popular guide first published in 1996 slices through the rhetoric of health promotion. Its penetrating analysis quickly reveals health promotion's conceptual roots, providing an enlightening map of their web of theory and practice. David Seedhouse proves that health promotion, a discipline intended to improve the health of a population, is prejudiced every plan and every  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Seedhouse, David, 1956-
Health promotion.
New York : J. Wiley, ©2004
(DLC) 2003057623
(OCoLC)52853896
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Seedhouse
ISBN: 047009155X 9780470091555
OCLC Number: 55134734
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: The Magpie Profession --
Health Promotion on Offer: All Models Available --
Where's the Beef? --
Glad to be Vague --
Hollow Words, and How to Reveal Them --
Evidence and Ethics --
Progress so Far --
Prejudice First, Evidence Second --
What Drives Health Promotion? --
The Political Tap Roots of Health Promotion --
The Outsider --
The Outsider Problem --
The Foundations Theory of Health Promotion --
An Introduction to the Foundations Theory of Health Promotion --
Tough Questions --
The End of Illusion --
Ethics and Health Promotion --
Rational Field Health Promotion --
Time to Face the Music --
Strategies for Health.
Responsibility: David Seedhouse.

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Incisively written, this new edition of a popular guide first published in 1996 slices through the rhetoric of health promotion. Its penetrating analysis quickly reveals health promotion's conceptual roots, providing an enlightening map of their web of theory and practice. David Seedhouse proves that health promotion, a discipline intended to improve the health of a population, is prejudiced every plan and every project stems first from human values and argues that only by acknowledging this will a mature discipline emerge.

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