Book 2009

Health Promotion Evaluation Practices in the Americas

Values and Research

ISBN: 978-0-387-79732-8 (Print) 978-0-387-79733-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Introduction. Aligning Evaluation Research and Health Promotion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 1-9

      Introduction. Aligning Evaluation Research and Health Promotion Values: Practices from the Americas

  3. Health Promotion Evaluation in the Americas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-23

      Health Promotion in the Americas: Divergent and Common Ground

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      Pages 25-45

      Practical Dilemmas for Health Promotion Evaluation

  4. Issues in Health Promotion Evaluation: Fitting Evaluation Practice to Health Promotion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-47

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      Pages 49-62

      Developing Evaluation Questions: Beyond the Technical Issues

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      Pages 63-80

      There Is More to Methodology than Method

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      Pages 81-100

      A Realist Approach to the Systematic Review

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      Pages 101-120

      From Knowledge to Action: Challenges and Opportunities for Increasing the Use of Evaluation in Health Promotion Policies and Practices

  5. Aligning Evaluation with Health Promotion Principles: Experiences from the Americas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Chapter

      Pages 123-147

      Figurative Thinking and Models: Tools for Participatory Evaluation

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      Pages 149-178

      Dilemmas in Health Promotion Evaluation: Participation and Empowerment

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      Chapter

      Pages 179-190

      Formative Evaluation and Community Empowerment Among American Indian/Alaska Natives

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      Chapter

      Pages 191-219

      Intersectoral Approaches to Health Promotion in Cities

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      Pages 221-236

      The Participatory Evaluation of Healthy Municipalities, Cities and Communities Initiatives in the Americas

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      Chapter

      Pages 237-252

      Evaluating Health Promotion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: An Integrated Local Development Project

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      Chapter

      Pages 253-267

      Multi-strategy in the Evaluation of Health Promotion Community Interventions: An Indicator of Quality

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      Pages 269-284

      The Contribution of A Systematization Evaluative Approach to Implement A Health Promotion Project in Capela do Socorro, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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      Chapter

      Pages 285-298

      Issues in Evaluating Equity

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      Chapter

      Pages 299-317

      Context as a Fundamental Dimension of Health Promotion Program Evaluation

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      Chapter

      Pages 319-326

      Conclusion

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 327-334