Public Health: Policy and Politics

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Dec 9, 2010 - Medical - 512 pages
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Incorporating the latest developments from the field, this eagerly awaited new edition once again provides an important and comprehensive analysis of the key issues in public health. Exploring the underlying political context and policy processes, this text is core reading for all those interested in the essentials of this area.
 

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Contents

List of Figures Tables and Exhibits
1724
Public Health Concepts and Frameworks
1733
The Historical Context of Public Health
1747
Public Health in the Twentieth Century
1758
Health Strategies in the
1770
Public Health in a Global Context
1783
Public Health and the
1795
Public Health Beyond the
1812
Climate Change and Sustainable Development
1874
Food Safety Security and Sustainability
1889
Diet Nutrition and Obesity
1902
Illicit Drugs
1922
Alcohol and Tobacco
1935
Socioeconomic Factors and Health
1952
Inequities and Inequalities Policy
1964
Conclusion
1977

Public Health Services
1830
The Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young People
1845
Pollution and Accidents
1861
Bibliography
1984
Index
2041
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About the author (2010)

ROB BAGGOTT is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Health Policy Research Unit at De Montfort University, UK.

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