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Governing for Health Advancing Health and Equity Through Policy and Advocacy

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ISBN-10: 0190258942

ISBN-13: 9780190258948

Edition: 2018

Authors: Fran Baum

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Some aspects of public health vary by locality or jurisdiction. Political challenges are not one of them. As governments on every scale become motivated by short-term economic gains, the essential causes of public health and equity are regularly subject to political questioning and financial shortcutting. Governing for Health is a counterpoint to this myopic approach -- a passionate, rigorous case for why the health of a society is both its greatest measure and its most untapped source of prosperity. Drawing on evidence from economic policy, urban planning, education, environmental policy, and civil action, Fran Baum offers more than a pie-in-sky vision of an equitable society. Governing…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/31/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.21" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English