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Glenn Laverack - Health Activism: Foundations and Strategies - 9781446249659 - V9781446249659
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Health Activism: Foundations and Strategies

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Description for Health Activism: Foundations and Strategies Paperback. The first book to be published on a topic which is rising on the agenda in health studies and public health. The book will be recommended reading for those studying and working in public health and health promotion. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 242 x 173 x 12. Weight in Grams: 340.
Activism is action on behalf of a cause, action that goes beyond what is conventional or routine and is relative to the actions by others. Health activism is a growing area of interest for many who work to improve health at both national and international levels because it offers a more direct approach to achieve lasting social and political change. This book, for the first time, provides a clear foundation to the theory, evidence-base and strategies that can be harnessed to bring about change to improve the lives and health of others. ... Read more

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About Glenn Laverack
Glenn Laverack is seen as a world leader in health promotion and empowerment and has a distinguished career in public health for more than 25 years working in Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and the Pacific regions. He formerly worked as the Coordinator (Empowerment) at the WHO in Geneva and at the Southgate Institute, Flinders University. Dr Laverack is presently ... Read more

Reviews for Health Activism: Foundations and Strategies
′This is a highly readable textbook on activism for health. It will be essential reading for students of public health and social policy, and for health activists themselves. The mix of theory and examples sustains interest and keeps the book grounded in real life′ - David Ross, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine ... Read more

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