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Introduction

Yolande Coombes and Margaret Thorogood

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter begins with brief descriptions of the 1st, 2nd and current edition of this book. An overview of the subsequent chapters is then presented covering the following themes: the ... More


Conclusions: providing appropriate evidence and influencing policy

Margaret Thorogood and Yolande Coombes

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The 21st century has seen health promotion come of age, no longer described as a fuzzy concept, and now with a coherent approach and a clear mandate. As health promotion has achieved maturity so the ... More


Feeding back evaluation results to stakeholder participants

Yolande Coombes

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In its simplest terms, feedback is defined as the information about the result of an experiment or the modification of a process by its result. Thus, it might be said that evaluation is feedback. ... More


Getting findings into policy

Carol Tannahill

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

One criterion against which to measure the success of an evaluation is whether it is of use. This chapter focuses on the usefulness of findings for policy-makers. It starts by looking briefly at the ... More


Evaluating the ethics of health promotion: understanding informed participation

Dalya Marks

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines some of the issues surrounding participation in health promotion interventions and considers what is required to acquire informed consent and promote informed decision-making. ... More


Evaluating community development initiatives in health promotion

Rachel Jewkes

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528807
eISBN:
9780191723964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528807.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the evaluation of community development initiatives. Community development initiatives are characterized by multifaceted interventions, seeking participation, and joint ... More


Evaluating interventions: Experimental study designs in health promotion

Annie Britton and Margaret Thorogood

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528807
eISBN:
9780191723964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528807.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

An experimental study is the standard method for evaluating clinical effectiveness. In such a study, a group of people exposed to an intervention is compared with another group that has not been ... More


Conducting Worksite Investigations

Bruce P. Bernard

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0038
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on conducting worksite investigations, including walkthrough surveys, and provides occupational health and safety personnel, employees, and employers the opportunity to identify ... More


Valuing Health States by Eliciting Preferences

Daniel M. Hausman

in Valuing Health: Well-Being, Freedom, and Suffering

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190233181
eISBN:
9780190233204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233181.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Health economists can draw conclusions about what makes people better off from the preferences of competent evaluators if three conditions are met: (1) respondents have true beliefs concerning the ... More


Procedural Aspects of Insanity Defense Determinations

Thomas L. Hafemeister

in Criminal Trials and Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479804856
eISBN:
9781479850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804856.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 10 addresses the trial-related procedures used to evaluate an insanity defense, with the USSC generally having left it to the states to decide for themselves what procedures to employ. ... More


Criminal Trials and Mental Disorders

Thomas Hafemeister

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479804856
eISBN:
9781479850754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804856.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The American criminal justice system is based on the bedrock principles of fairness and justice for all. In striving to ensure that all criminal defendants are treated equally under the law, it ... More


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