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Public health : power, empowerment and professional practice

Author: Glenn Laverack
Publisher: London : Palgrave, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Offering sound theoretical principles and practical solutions for transforming power relations to improving public health practices, this text looks at how healthcare professionals can make their day-to-day work more empowering, demonstrating methods which can result in improvements to healthcare provison.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Laverack
ISBN: 9781137546036 1137546034
OCLC Number: 936224908
Notes: Previous edition: 2009.
Description: xiii, 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Public health practice in context --
2. Power and empowerment --
3. Empowerment and public health programming --
4. Helping individuals to become empowered --
5. Patient empowerment --
6. Helping groups to be more critical --
7. Helping communities to become empowered --
8. Helping migrant populations to become empowered --
9. The measurement and visual representation of community empowerment --
10. Public health, power and empowerment.
Responsibility: Glenn Laverack.

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