Religion and the Health of the Public

Shifting the Paradigm

  • Gary R. Gunderson
  • James R. Cochrane

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Gary R. Gunderson, James R. Cochrane
    Pages 1-19
  3. Gary R. Gunderson, James R. Cochrane
    Pages 41-58
  4. Gary R. Gunderson, James R. Cochrane
    Pages 59-79
  5. Gary R. Gunderson, James R. Cochrane
    Pages 81-98
  6. Gary R. Gunderson, James R. Cochrane
    Pages 99-118
  7. Gary R. Gunderson, James R. Cochrane
    Pages 119-139
  8. Gary R. Gunderson, James R. Cochrane
    Pages 141-157
  9. Gary R. Gunderson, James R. Cochrane
    Pages 159-170
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 171-220

About this book

Introduction

The book proposes a critical theory of the role and place of religion in public health and argues for a programmatic reorientation of these two fields of practice and inquiry to more effectively align religious health assets - widely present in many contexts - and public health services and facilities.

Keywords

critical theory health Public Health religion service

Authors and affiliations

  • Gary R. Gunderson
    • 1
  • James R. Cochrane
    • 2
  1. 1.Methodist Le Bonheur HealthcareMemphisUSA
  2. 2.University of Cape TownRondeboschSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137015259
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-34152-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-01525-9
  • About this book