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Engaging with communities

Bronwen Bermingham and Alison Porter

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the lessons that can be learned from the Sustainable Health Action Research Programme (SHARP) in Wales about the character of communities and strategies for engaging with ... More


The role of the community-based action researcher

Martin O’Neill

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines one particular way in which projects sought to engage communities in the action research process and discusses the role and experiences of community-based action researchers ... More


Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Steve Cropper, Alison Porter, and Gareth Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Improving health in populations in which it is poor is a complex process. This book argues that the traditional government approach of exhorting individuals to live healthier lifestyles is not enough ... More


‘Policy experiments’: policy making, implementation and learning

Steve Cropper and Mark Goodwin

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers the nature of public policy and the ways in which health policy is made in Great Britain. It examines attempts to improve policy making and its effectiveness, particularly ... More


Policy innovation to tackle health inequalities

Alison Porter, Chris Roberts, and Angela Clements

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the evolution of the Sustainable Health Action Research Programme (SHARP) initiative for tackling health inequalities in Wales. It highlights the ways in which this differs ... More


Social theory, social policy and sustainable communities

Robert Moore

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the issues of social policy, sustainable communities, and social theory in relation to the 1998 White Paper Better Health – Better Wales. This White Paper addressed the issues ... More


Beyond the experimenting society

Gareth Williams, Steve Cropper, Alison Porter, and Helen Snooks

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the role of action research in addressing health inequalities in Wales. It explains that much of the evidence on social determinants of health ... More


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