Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Angela Scriven, Judy Orme
      Pages 1-5
  3. Issues concerned with theory and practice

  4. Health service

  5. Local authority

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Linda Jones, Jon Bloomfield
      Pages 95-105
    3. Robin Ireland
      Pages 106-115
  6. Education and youth organisations

  7. Voluntary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Yvonne Anderson, Zoë Heritage
      Pages 179-186
    3. Jan Myers, Kate Marsden
      Pages 187-195
  8. Workplace

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Diana Sanders, Sally Crowe
      Pages 199-211
    3. Miriam Glover
      Pages 212-219
    4. Marc Beishon, Sarah Veale
      Pages 220-227
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 239-248

About this book


This book offers an extensive insight into a wide variety of professional perspectives on health promotion. The text contains a critique of the opportunities and constraints to the promotion of health in health service, local authority, education, voluntary and workplace settings. Theoretical issues permeate the discussions of innovatory ideas and approaches to health promotion. The book will prove an invaluable asset to professionals and students who wish to gain a clearer understanding of current health promotion practice.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Angela Scriven
    • 1
  • Judy Orme
    • 2
  1. 1.Bath College of Health EducationUK
  2. 2.University of the West of EnglandBristolUK

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