skip to content
Health promotion practice : building empowered communities Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Health promotion practice : building empowered communities

Author: Glenn Laverack
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2007.
Series: MyiLibrary.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Power and empowerment are two complex concepts that are central to health promotion practice. People experience empowerment in many different ways and this book explains an approach that has been used by health promoters to intentionally build and evaluate empowerment. The book provides a special focus on communities and is illustrated throughout with useful field experiences in the United Kingdom, Asia, North  Read more...
Rating:

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

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

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

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Laverack
ISBN: 9780335220588 0335220576 0335220584 9780335220571
OCLC Number: 1058049095
Notes: Formerly CIP.
Description: xi, 156 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Details: Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
Contents: 1. Health promotion practice --
2. Communities and community-based interaction --
3. Health and empowerment --
4. Empowerment and health promotion programming --
5. 'Unpacking' community empowerment for strategic planning --
6. Evaluating community empowerment --
7. Empowerment in action: an issues-based approach --
8. Empowerment in action: a community-based approach --
9. Building empowered communities.
Series Title: MyiLibrary.
Responsibility: Glenn Laverack.

Abstract:

"Power and empowerment are two complex concepts that are central to health promotion practice. People experience empowerment in many different ways and this book explains an approach that has been used by health promoters to intentionally build and evaluate empowerment. The book provides a special focus on communities and is illustrated throughout with useful field experiences in the United Kingdom, Asia, North America, the Pacific region and Africa. The book aims to provide the reader with: An understanding of the key concepts of power and empowerment and the link to improved health outcomes in the context of health promotion programmes; An understanding of practical approaches that can be used in health promotion programming to build and evaluate empowered communities; Case study examples of how communities can be empowered in practice". -- Publisher's website.

Reviews

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/1058049095> # Health promotion practice : building empowered communities
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1058049095" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Place/maidenhead> ; # Maidenhead
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/patients_legal_status_laws_etc> ; # Patients--Legal status, laws, etc
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/power_social_sciences> ; # Power (Social sciences)
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.1/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/community_health_services> ; # Community Health Services
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/public_health> ; # Public health
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/health_promotion> ; # Health promotion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/patient_participation> ; # Patient participation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/community_development> ; # Community development
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Person/laverack_glenn> ; # Glenn Laverack
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "1. Health promotion practice -- 2. Communities and community-based interaction -- 3. Health and empowerment -- 4. Empowerment and health promotion programming -- 5. 'Unpacking' community empowerment for strategic planning -- 6. Evaluating community empowerment -- 7. Empowerment in action: an issues-based approach -- 8. Empowerment in action: a community-based approach -- 9. Building empowered communities."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3945679397> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Series/myilibrary> ; # MyiLibrary.
    schema:name "Health promotion practice : building empowered communities"@en ;
    schema:productID "1058049095" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1058049095#PublicationEvent/maidenhead_open_university_press_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Agent/open_university_press> ; # Open University Press
    schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1058049095#Review/-2123313157> ;
    schema:url <http://ezproxy.uws.edu.au/login?url=http://www.myilibrary.com?id=112947> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335220571> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335220588> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA708102> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1058049095> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Agent/open_university_press> # Open University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Open University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Person/laverack_glenn> # Glenn Laverack
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Laverack" ;
    schema:givenName "Glenn" ;
    schema:name "Glenn Laverack" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Series/myilibrary> # MyiLibrary.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1058049095> ; # Health promotion practice : building empowered communities
    schema:name "MyiLibrary." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/community_development> # Community development
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Community development"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/community_health_services> # Community Health Services
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Community Health Services"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/health_promotion> # Health promotion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Health promotion"@en ;
    schema:name "Health Promotion"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/patient_participation> # Patient participation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Patient participation"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/patients_legal_status_laws_etc> # Patients--Legal status, laws, etc
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Patients--Legal status, laws, etc"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3945679397#Topic/power_social_sciences> # Power (Social sciences)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Power (Social sciences)"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335220571>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0335220576" ;
    schema:isbn "9780335220571" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335220588>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0335220584" ;
    schema:isbn "9780335220588" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1058049095#Review/-2123313157>
    a schema:Review ;
    schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1058049095> ; # Health promotion practice : building empowered communities
    schema:reviewBody ""Power and empowerment are two complex concepts that are central to health promotion practice. People experience empowerment in many different ways and this book explains an approach that has been used by health promoters to intentionally build and evaluate empowerment. The book provides a special focus on communities and is illustrated throughout with useful field experiences in the United Kingdom, Asia, North America, the Pacific region and Africa. The book aims to provide the reader with: An understanding of the key concepts of power and empowerment and the link to improved health outcomes in the context of health promotion programmes; An understanding of practical approaches that can be used in health promotion programming to build and evaluate empowered communities; Case study examples of how communities can be empowered in practice". -- Publisher's website." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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