Education as a determinant of health and well-being

Blackmore, Jill and Kamp, Annelies 2009, Education as a determinant of health and well-being, in Understanding health : a determinants approach, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic., pp.218-228.

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Title Education as a determinant of health and well-being
Author(s) Blackmore, Jill
Kamp, Annelies
Title of book Understanding health : a determinants approach
Editor(s) Keleher, Helen
MacDougall, Colin
Publication date 2009
Chapter number 15
Total chapters 24
Start page 218
End page 228
Total pages 11
Publisher Oxford University Press
Place of Publication South Melbourne, Vic.
Summary This chapter is concerned with education as a factor in shaping life opportunities.  Education affects, and is affected by, individual and collective health and well-being.  It is now well established that the health and well-being of students impacts on their educational experience and outcomes, and that those experiences and outcomes impact on students' occupational futures, their future health and well-being and their level of participation as citizens.  Policy makers and practitioners are incresingly attentive to the relationship between education and health because of evidence highlighting the cyclical relationship between the economic and social conttext of schools, poor health and the well-being of students, and educational under-acheivement.
ISBN 9780195551297
Edition 2nd ed.
Language eng
Field of Research 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 939903 Equity and Access to Education
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
HERDC collection year 2009
Copyright notice ©2009, Oxford University Press
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30019572

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: School of Education
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