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Public Health (4th Edition)

Power, Empowerment and Professional Practice

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Red Globe Press

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14 February 2019

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This highly anticipated new edition of Glenn Laverack's Public Health: Power, Empowerment and Professional Practice has been fully revised throughout to provide readers with a practical understanding of how to help...

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This highly anticipated new edition of Glenn Laverack's Public Health: Power, Empowerment and Professional Practice has been fully revised throughout to provide readers with a practical understanding of how to help others to empower themselves in public health practice. The book explores the key concept of power and offers practical solutions for transforming professional power relations; it introduces a methodology to plan, implement and evaluate public health programmes; and it investigates the implications of empowerment on public health practice.The book also offers two new chapters: 'Patient Empowerment' and 'Helping Migrant Populations to Become Empowered', both emerging international public health issues. The new edition is a timely and valuable literary addition that has been designed for those who want to work in a more empowering way. So whether you're studying or practising, if you aspire to be a more effective and empowering practitioner this book will help you realise your professional goals.Glenn Laverack has spent his whole life living and working with people who experience powerlessness and who suffer the consequences of poverty and inequality. He has a strong academic and practice background and has worked for more than 30 years in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Pacific regions.

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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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