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Community health and wellbeing : action research on health inequalities

Author: Steve Cropper; et al
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, 2007
Series: Health and society series
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This book argues that the traditional government approach of exhorting individuals to live healthier lifestyles is not enough - action to promote public health needs to take place not just through  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Cropper; et al
ISBN: 9781861348180 1861348185 9781861348197 1861348193
OCLC Number: 488081817
Description: xviii, 234 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Health inequalities in their place ~ Gareth Williams; 'Policy experiments': policy making, implementation and learning ~ Steve Cropper and Mark Goodwin; Policy innovation to tackle health inequalities ~ Alison Porter, Chris Roberts and Angela Clements; Action research partnerships: contributing to evidence and intelligent change ~ Steve Cropper, Helen Snooks, Angela Evans, Janet Pinder and Kevin Shales; Engaging with communities ~ Bronwen Bermingham and Alison Porter; The role of the community-based action researcher ~ Martin O'Neill; Evaluation, evidence and learning in community-based action research ~ Sandra Carlisle, Helen Snooks, Angela Evans and David Cohen; Social theory, social policy and sustainable communities ~ Robert Moore; Beyond the experimenting society ~ Gareth Williams, Steve Cropper, Alison Porter and Helen Snooks.
Series Title: Health and society series
Responsibility: edited by Steve Cropper ... [et al.]


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"We understand health inequalities pretty well. We're less clear what to doabout them. This book shows what can be achieved by activists, researchersand policy makers working together. It takes us Read more...

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