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Public Health (4th Edition)

Power, Empowerment and Professional Practice

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Red Globe Press

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19 March 2019

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The fourth edition of this highly-regarded text has been revised and updated throughout to address contemporary public health issues including migration, disease outbreaks and health emergencies. It introduces...

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The fourth edition of this highly-regarded text has been revised and updated throughout to address contemporary public health issues including migration, disease outbreaks and health emergencies. It introduces readers to the important concepts of power and empowerment, and the implications of using them in public health practice.

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o A fully revised text, updated references and new international case studies.
o A revised chapter on migrant populations, with a much broader international
perspective on empowering migrant communities in public health.
o A revised chapter on measuring community empowerment both at a program and
national level.
o A new chapter about disease outbreaks and health emergencies, with international
case studies and examples of enabling communities to empower themselves and
how to address community rumours and resistance.


Public health practice in context
Power and empowerment
Empowerment and public health programmes
Helping individuals to become empowered
Patient empowerment
Helping groups to become more critically aware
Helping communities to become empowered
Helping communities to become empowered in disease outbreaks
Helping migrant populations to become empowered
The measurement and visual representation of community empowerment


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Glenn Laverack is an Independent Public Health Adviser. He has had a distinguished career in public health for more than 25 years working in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific regions.

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Glenn Laverack is an Independent Public Health Adviser. He has had a distinguished career in public health for more than 25 years working in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific regions.

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