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Social Marketing for Public Health Global Trends and Success Stories

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ISBN-10: 0763757977

ISBN-13: 9780763757977

Edition: 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Hong Cheng, Philip Kotler, Nancy Lee

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Social Marketing for Public Health: Global Trends and Success Stories explores how traditional marketing principles and techniques are being used to increase the effectiveness of public health programs-around the world. While addressing the global issues and trends in social marketing, the book highlights successful health behavior change campaigns launched by governments, by a combination of governments, NGOs, and businesses, or by citizens themselves in 15 countries of five continents. Each chapter examines a unique, current success story, ranging from anti-smoking campaigns to HIV-AIDS prevention; from promotions for health lifestyle to battles against obesity; and from public educational campaigns on hepatitis B to contraceptive social marketing. Contributing authors include leading social marketing scholars, seasoned social marketing practitioners, and longtime public health professionals. Ideal for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in social marketing, public health, health communication, international marketing, international advertising, consumer behavior, and social change, it is also an inspirational resource for current public health practitioners. Discussion questions and PowerPoint slides are designed for each chapter to engage the reader in learning.
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Book details

List price: $161.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 12/8/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 422
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Wesley Schultz is Professor of Psychology at California State University, San Marcos. His expertise is in social psychology, environmental psychology, and statistics. His work in these areas has focused particularly on social influence, and effective strategies for promoting conservation behavior. He has published extensively in these areas, with recent books on the Psychology of Sustainable Development (Kluwer, 2002), Attitudes and Opinions (Erlbaum, 2005), and Social Psychology: An Applied Perspective (Prentice-Hall, 2000). Over the past 10 years, he has published more than 40 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and given hundreds of professional and invited presentations around the world. In addition to his academic research and teaching, Professor Schultz maintains an active schedule of training and consulting with organizations interested in developing and implementing principles of social marketing. He has worked on projects for a variety of organizations, including the Environmental Protection Agency, National Institute of General Medical Science, National Institute of Justice, Keep America Beautiful, California Integrated Waste Management Board, and Opower. His work has been featured in Business Week, the NY Times, BBC International, National Public Radio, Time Magazine, and numerous other media outlets.Philip Kotler is the S. C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago. Kellogg was voted the �Best Business School� for six years in Business Week�s survey of United States business schools. It is also rated as the �Best Business School for the Teaching of Marketing.� Professor Kotler has significantly contributed to Kellogg�s success through his many years of research and teaching there.He received his master�s degree at the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. degree at MIT, both in economics. He did postdoctoral work in mathematics at Harvard University and in behavioral science at the University of Chicago.Professor Kotler is the author of Marketing Management, the most widely adopted marketing book in MBA programs; Principles of Marketing; Marketing Models; Strategic Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations; High Visibility; Social Marketing; Marketing Places; Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism; Museum Strategy and Marketing; Standing Room Only; The Marketing of Nations, and Kotler on Marketing. He has published over 100 articles in leading journals, several of which have received best-article awards.He has been Chairman of the College of Marketing of the Institute of Management Sciences, Director of the American Marketing Association, Trustee of the Marketing Science Institute, Director of the MAC Group, former member of the Yankelovich Advisory Board, and member of the Copernicus Advisory Board. He has been a member of the Board of Governors of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a member of the Advisory Board of the Drucker Foundation.