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Building Health Coalitions in the Black Community
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Building Health Coalitions in the Black Community



January 2000 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Examines a wide range of problems and issues associated with the phenomenon of coalition building for health promotion.
 
An Historical Analysis of Health and Collaborative Efforts in African American Communities
 
The Federal and Foundation Emphasis on Coalition Initiatives
 
Coalitions in Theory and Practice
The Urban Context

 
 
Coalitions Combating Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Use
 
The Black Faith Community and Public Health
 
Communities of Color Respond to Environmental Threats to Health
The Environmental Justice Framework

 
 
Rural Coalitions and Substance Abuse Prevention
A Case Study Approach

 
 
Sustaining and Maintaining Coalitions
 
Building Community-Developed Coalitions
A Practical Approach

 
 
Appendix
Community Coalition Member Training

 

"An important book for African Americans nationwide; I believe it will make a real impact on the way we view comprehensive health care for communities of color in this country." 

Kweisi Mfume
President and CEO, NAACP

"This is a fascinating, lucid, and well-written book which addresses the important subjects of health promotion and disease prevention from an African American perspective. The text nicely integrates theory and practice relating to coalition building, and provides excellent case examples. Given the growing interest in the delivery of more culturally responsive care to our diverse society, this text should be of great interest to audiences that include patients/consumers, health professions educators, and policy-makers." 

Wornie Reed
Director of Urban Child Research, Cleveland State University

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