Book 2013

Global Handbook on Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-7593-4 (Print) 978-1-4614-7594-1 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Theoretical and Methodological Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      High-Risk Versus Population Prevention Strategies for NCDs: Geoffrey Rose Revisited in the Twenty-First Century

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      Pages 21-35

      Current and Future Theoretical Foundations for NCDs and Health Promotion

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      Pages 37-49

      The Nature of Causality: Beyond Traditional Evidence

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      Pages 51-70

      Surveillance for NCDs and Health Promotion: An Issue of Theory and Method

  3. Lenses for Understanding NCDs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-82

      Learning from the Social Sciences in Chronic Diseases Health Promotion: Structure, Agency and Distributive Justice

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      Pages 83-93

      Contextual Factors in Health and Illness

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      Pages 95-113

      The Social Determinants of Non-communicable Diseases: A Political Perspective

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      Pages 115-136

      Risk Factors: Tobacco

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      Pages 137-157

      Physical Inactivity and Health Promotion: Evidence and Challenges

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      Pages 159-167

      NGOs Addressing NCDs Through a Health Promotion Lens

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      Pages 169-187

      Health Literacy as a Lens for Understanding Non-communicable Diseases and Health Promotion

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      Pages 189-201

      From Healthy Public Policy to Intersectoral Action and Health-in-All Policies

  4. Approaches to NCDs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

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      Pages 205-216

      Population Health Intervention Research: A Fundamental Science for NCD Prevention

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      Pages 217-235

      Planning and Management of Cross-Sectoral Programs: Strategies to Address NCDs

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      Pages 237-248

      The Public Policy Approach: Governments, Institutions, Welfare States and Social Justice

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      Pages 249-263

      Accelerating Action on NCDs: Understanding and Applying a Social Determinants of Health Framework for Change

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      Pages 265-276

      Cardiovascular Health, Risk, and Disease: Primordial and Remedial Strategies

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      Pages 277-287

      Advocacy Strategies to Address NCDs: Actions to Increase the Profile of Physical Activity

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      Pages 289-307

      Advocacy Strategies to Address NCDs: Tobacco Control

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      Pages 309-324

      Evidence Synthesis to Inform NCD Prevention and Health Promotion

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