Prevention Is Primary Strategies for Community Well Being

ISBN-10: 0787983187
ISBN-13: 9780787983185
Edition: 2007
List price: $62.00
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Description: Prevention is Primary is a theory-to-practice book for students, faculty practitioners and community leaders who want to take an aggressive stance against the most pressing health problems in the community, such as tobacco, violence, drugs, HIV,  More...

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Book details

List price: $62.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Prevention is Primary is a theory-to-practice book for students, faculty practitioners and community leaders who want to take an aggressive stance against the most pressing health problems in the community, such as tobacco, violence, drugs, HIV, obesity, and asthma. This book provides a full and practical understanding of prevention on a community level. It defines the elements of quality prevention efforts from necessary partnerships to the training, vision, and policies that go into successful efforts.

List of Tables, Figures, and Exhibits
Acknowledgments
Foreword
The Contributors
Introduction
Defining the Issues
Beyond Brochures: The Imperative for Primary Prevention
Achieving Health Equity and Social Justice
Gender, Health, and Prevention
The Hope of Prevention: Individual, Family, and Community Resilience
Key Elements of Effective Prevention Efforts
Community Organizing for Health and Social Justice
More Than a Message: Framing Public Health Advocacy to Change Corporate Practices
Working Collaboratively to Advance Prevention
Making Change: The Power of Local Communities to Foster Policy
Using Media Advocacy to Influence Policy
Primary Prevention and Program Evaluation
Prevention in Context
Preventing Injustices in Environmental Health and Exposures
Health and the Built Environment: Opportunities for Prevention
Creating Healthy Food Environments and Preventing Chronic Disease
Strengthening the Collaboration Between Public Health and Criminal Justice to Prevent Violence
The Limits of Behavioral Interventions for HIV Prevention
Name Index
Subject Index

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