Understanding health : a determinants approach

Keleher, Helen and Murphy, Bernadette 2004, Understanding health : a determinants approach. Edited by Keleher, Helen and Murphy, Bernadette, Oxford University Press, Oxford, England.

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Title Understanding health : a determinants approach
Author(s) Keleher, Helen
Murphy, Bernadette
Editor(s) Keleher, Helen
Murphy, Bernadette
Publication date 2004
Total pages xx, 361 p.
Publisher Oxford University Press
Place of Publication Oxford, England
Keyword(s) Social medicine -- Australia
Health promotion -- Australia
Medicine, Preventive -- Australia
Summary This work introduces students to the variety of approaches to old and new public health, by placing them in the broader context of conditions and structures in society. Practical in its approach, this introductory text features a wide range of examples and case studies.
Notes Section I: Determinants of Health
1. Understanding health: an introduction, Helen Keleher
2. Social determinants of health, Daniel Reidpath
3. Environmental determinants of health, Rosemary Nicholson and Peter Stephenson
4. Biological determinants of health and disease, Boyd Swinburne and David Cameron-Smith
5. Determinants of health and disease, Boyd Swinburne and David Cameron-Smith
6. Measuring population health in Australia, Michael Ackland and John Catford
7. Population health: strategic responses, Helen Keleher Section II: Health promotion action: responding to the determinants
8. Major achievements in public health since 1850, Damien Jolley
9. Critical perspectives on public health history, Judith Raftery
10. Health Promotion: origins, obstacles and opportunities, John Catford
11. Health promotion in action: case studies from Australia, Bernie Marshall
12. Health education and communication strategies, Bernie Murphy
13. Health Promotion's 4th dimension: guiding principles for action, Bernie Murphy
14. Health information on-line, Christine Spratt and Sarah Hopkins
ISBN 0195516613
Language eng
Field of Research 111712 Health Promotion
Socio Economic Objective 0 Not Applicable
HERDC Research category A7 Edited book
Copyright notice ©2004, Oxford University Press
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30010288

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