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Title Health and inequality : applying public health research to policy and practice / edited by Angela M. Tod and Julia Hirst
Imprint Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2014
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 人文社會聯圖  RA440.85 .H42 2014    DUE 07-09-19    30610020442653
Descript xii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Public health for a fairer society / Angela M. Tod and Julia Hirst -- Fairer society, healthy lives / Chris Bentley -- Pre-birth and early years (up to age five) / Chris Bentley -- Giving children the best start : shifting the focus from education to relationship in order to support vulnerable infants and their parents / Zoe Brownlie -- Addressing health inequalities for mothers and babies in prison : findings from a consultation exercise / Kathy Albertson, Caroline O'Keeffe, Catherine Burke, Georgina Lessing-Turner, and Mary Renfrew -- Children in full time education (ages 5-16) / Chris Bentley -- Promoting positive sexualities, relationships, and sexual health for young people in educational settings / Julia Hirst -- The emotional health and well-being of young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or trans / Eleanor Formby -- Early adulthood (Ages 17-24) / Chris Bentley -- Breastfeeding : engaging teenage mothers in healthy lifestyle change / Lindsey Reece and Anna Clack -- Preventing ill-health : assessing the potential impact of NICE guidance to promote and offer hepatitis C testing within drug services / Ray Poll -- Adults of working age (ages 25-64) / Chris Bentley -- Welfare rights and the health benefits of benefits / Peter Allmark -- Women, employment, and well-being / Linda Grant -- Adults of retirement age (65+) / Chris Bentley -- The little society : the personalisation agenda and sustaining order adults with enduring mental health needs in community care provision / Nick Pollard -- Keeping warm and well in later life / Angela M. Tod -- Conclusion : looking to the future / Angela M. Tod, Julia Hirst, and Peter Allmark
"How can research on the social determinants of health be translated into real life public health practice? Challenging the research-practice gap, this text shows readers from a range of professions how their practice can help to minimise health inequalities. The social model of health embraces individual lifestyles, social and community networks, socio-economic, political and cultural influences and the plethora of factors that can impact on public health, for instance, education, work, welfare benefits, environment, housing, health and social care. All of these can have a significant effect on people's experiences of health and well-being, and are often unrecognised sources of health inequalities. This innovative textbook outlines and discusses key public health principles and the social model of health. Drawing on a range of case studies and the international literature, it looks at how public health research has been applied to policy and practice. The book discusses the transferability that these findings have had and their capacity to influence and provide evidence for practice. Health and Inequality covers a broad range of social determinants of health, encountered throughout the life-course"--Provided by publisher
Subject Health Status Disparities
Health Policy
Health Services Research
Public Health
Socioeconomic Factors
Alt Author Tod, Angela M. (Angela Mary), editor of compilation
Hirst, Julia, editor of compilation
Unif Title Health and inequality (Tod)
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