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The politics of health promotion: Case studies from Denmark and England

Peter Triantafillou and Naja Vucina

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100528
eISBN:
9781526138972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100528.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the politics of health promotion in Denmark and England. Based on two areas of health interventions, namely obesity control and mental recovery, the book analyses how public health ... More


The safety of the people and the case against invasive health promotion

Andreas Hasman

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores John Harris’s ‘safety of the people’ argument, which contends that there is a moral obligation on the modern state to protect its citizens against serious threats to security, ... More


32 and 37 inches – the healthy body and the politics of waist circumference: a governmental analysis of the Stop the Spread campaign

Fiona Dukelow

in Reframing Health and Health Policy in Ireland: A Governmental Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719095870
eISBN:
9781526128607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095870.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on a the 2011 health promotion campaign Stop the Spread, part of which involved the distribution of measuring tapes to the population via pharmacies to encourage people to ... More


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