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Health Promotion

Health Promotion
Planning & Strategies

Third Edition

© 2015 | 640 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The definitive text on health promotion, this book covers both the knowledge-base and the process of planning, implementing and evaluating successful health promotion programmes.

This new edition features a companion website developed with an international team of contributors to support teaching and enhance learning. The website provides:

· 14 new and original international case studies of health promotion in action

· Example discussion questions to encourage critical reflection in seminars and assessments

· Free SAGE journal articles which support evidence-based learning.

Recent developments are covered throughout this third edition on topics such as asset-based approaches, mental health promotion and the use of social media in promoting health.
Health and Health Promotion
Assessing Health and Its Determinants
The Determinants of Health Actions
Health Promotion Planning: A Systematic Approach
Information Needs
Healthy Public Policy
Education for Health
Mass Communication
Working with Communities
Settings for Health

This essential text covers all the fundamental elements needed for any student undertaking a health promotion degree. It will no doubt become a required resource for our health promotion teaching.


Dr Francine Watkins, Senior Lecturer in Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK

This is a well written, comprehensive health promotion textbook. It will support practitioners and students to underpin their practice with relevant theory.


Jane Goodman-Brown, Programme Lead for Public Health, Oxford Brookes University, UK

A wonderfully rich and accessible textbook on the key aspects of health promotion. Green, Tones, Cross and Woodall should be commended for their impressive contribution to the art and science of health promotion in contemporary society.

Jacqueline Gahagan, Professor of Health Promotion, Dalhousie University, Canada

Brilliant- a great reference book.

Mrs Naresh Lane
Health, Northampton College
May 25, 2018

Health Promotion is essential reading for students across a range of academic fields, including sociology, public health, and social policy, as it provides an insightful and rich source of information.

Dr David Matthews
Institure of Health and Wellbeing, Coleg Llandrillo
March 23, 2017

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