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International perspectives

Colin Palfrey

in The Future for Health Promotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers international perspectives in the area of health promotion. It begins with an overview of health promotion as a global enterprise, citing major developments such as the ... More


Health promotion and mental health

Colin Palfrey

in The Future for Health Promotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447341239
eISBN:
9781447341277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341239.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines health promotion campaigns and policies designed to raise the profile of mental health, and more specifically to help those suffering from mental illness. It begins with an ... More


Healthy ageing: upstream actions to prevent illness

Liz Lloyd

in Health and care in ageing societies: A new international approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781861349194
eISBN:
9781447307600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In this chapter the idea of primary prevention is explored in relation to policies and practices on healthy ageing. It examines in greater detail the potential of salutogenic perspectives on health ... More


Beyond Medical Care: The Health of the Nation

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0021
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, the author reflects on health care in Haiti in the post-earthquake period. Public health and medical care are two arenas in which the earthquake amplified preexisting social ... More


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


The development of age-friendly cities and communities

Samuèle Rémillard-Boilard

in Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the contributing factors which have led to the development of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities (AFCC). It focuses on the influence of the World Health ... More


Critical Realism for Health and Illness Research: A Practical Introduction

Priscilla Alderson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447354550
eISBN:
9781447354574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Critical realism, a toolkit of practical ideas, helps researchers to extend, clarify and validate their work. Critical realism resolves problems and contradictions between quantitative factual ... More


Photos, Videos, and Other Technology

Ron Astor and Rami Benbenishty

in Mapping and Monitoring Bullying and Violence: Building a Safe School Climate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190847067
eISBN:
9780197559840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847067.003.0017
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

On their own, photos and videos are not a reliable source of information about what is taking place in a school. It’s easy to react emotionally or with outrage to a video of a fight, a child being ... More


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