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Rethinking Health Education

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter makes a case for a new conception of health education, which properly reflects a diffused health agenda and diffused responsibility. It also considers some of the dilemmas facing ... More


Building an ‘A 1 Nation’: Health and Life Reform in the 1920s

Ina Zweiniger‐Bargielowska

in Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199280520
eISBN:
9780191594878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280520.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The dysgenic disaster of the First World War compounded anxieties about physical deterioration. Sir George Newman, Chief Medical Officer at the new Ministry of Health, advocated health education as ... More


The New Public Health Package

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By the end of the 1970s, public health had developed a new agenda, more radical in some respects in its attacks on industrial interests and its demands for higher taxation of the risky products, but ... More


Reengineering Medical Education

David A. Davis

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

In the United States, health care reform calls for a realignment of physician roles to include (a) teamwork and interdisciplinary collaborative care, (b) continuing education and lifelong learning, ... More


Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Jennifer A. O'Dea and Michael Eriksen (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book brings together up-to-date research and experience of some of the most highly regarded childhood obesity prevention researchers, practitioners, and theorists. Controversial issues include ... More


Relevant health education and health promotion theory for childhood obesity prevention

Karen Glanz and Brian E. Saelens

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Understanding and influencing obesity is central to population-health strategies for disease prevention and health promotion. The health education that are most fundamental to preventing childhood ... More


Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Chak Kwan Chan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book introduces the development of China's welfare polices since its conception of an open-door policy in 1978. Setting out basic concepts and issues, including key terms and the process of ... More


The evaluation of public health education initiatives on smoking and lung cancer: an ethical critique

Peter Allmark, Angela Tod, and Jo Abbott

in Public health ethics and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421029
eISBN:
9781447303114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421029.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the ways in which public health information is communicated to the public and evaluates public health educational initiatives. It argues that the information concerning the ... More


The application of public health lessons to childhood obesity prevention

Michael Eriksen, Rodney Lyn, and Barbara J. Moore

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

There is no shortage of theories, models, and approaches to help guide public health program planning in relation to the prevention of childhood obesity. This chapter does not propose a comprehensive ... More


Agrarian Politics and Rural Development in West Bengal *

Sunil Sengupta and Haris Gazdar

in Indian Development: Selected Regional Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292043
eISBN:
9780191684852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292043.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines recent attempts to address the challenge of rural poverty in West Bengal. One distinguishing feature of the recent history of the said state is a significant change in the ... More


The Social Sectors, Poverty, and Reform

Vijay Joshi and I. M. D. Little

in India's Economic Reforms, 1991-2001

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290780
eISBN:
9780191596506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290780.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The effect of industrial reform on the social sector is the main aspect of this chapter. It examines the different effects of reform on the level of poverty in India. The authors propose ways to ... More


Cultural Communication in Picturing Health: W. W. Peter and Public Health Campaigns in China, 1912–1926

Liping Bu

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the work of W. W. Peter, an American in China who was commissioned to implement public health education campaigns during the period 1912–1926. It considers a range of visual ... More


How Health Professional Training Will and Should Change

Alan Dow and Scott Reeves

in The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

With health-related challenges changing healthcare delivery, the healthcare workforce needs to be transformed to meet the current and impending needs. Education in the health professions is the most ... More


Promoting Social Justice Through Public Health Practice

Alonzo L. Plough and Priya Gandhi

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the need to make social justice a goal of public health practice. The chapter discusses the roles of public health agencies at the federal, state, and local levels as well as ... More


. Vox Populi Suprema Lex Est: Expertise, Authority, and Democracy

Peter Baldwin

in Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the initial fear in public opinion caused by the AIDS epidemic, focusing on the racism and homophobia that ensued in various developed countries as a result of the spread of ... More


… Job You’ll Ever Love

Angene Wilson and Jack Wilson

in Voices from the Peace Corps: Fifty Years of Kentucky Volunteers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129754
eISBN:
9780813135687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129754.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Over the five decades since the Peace Corps began, many volunteers served as local teachers. While a majority of these volunteers taught English, some of them also taught science and math. Although ... More


Image and the Imaginary in Early Health Education: Wilbur Augustus Sawyer and the Hookworm Campaigns of Australia and Asia

Lenore Manderson

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the use of imagery in the hookworm campaigns of the Rockefeller Foundation’s International Health Board (IHB) in Australia and South and Southeast Asia. Drawing upon the ... More


Changing the Consensus: Screening and Testing

Virginia Berridge

in AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204725
eISBN:
9780191676376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Epidemiology and the revised predictions of epidemic spread were the crucial determinants of the normalized response to the syndrome. Through the issue of HIV and how it related to health care ... More


Indicators, Assessments, and Benchmarking of the Quality and Governance of Public Human Development Services

Ariel Fiszbein, Dena Ringold, and Halsey Rogers

in Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

This chapter makes the case for measuring both governance policies and the quality of service delivery in health and education. It develops a framework for identifying useful indicators and offers ... More


The Color of Money: Campaigning for Health in Black and White America

Gregg Mitman

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the work of Otto Neurath, the Austrian sociologist, political economist, and philosopher who was commissioned by the National Tuberculosis Association to develop a visual ... More


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