Community Health and Wellbeing

Action Research on Health Inequalities

Edited by Steve Cropper, Alison Porter, Gareth Williams, Sandra Carlisle, Robert Moore, Martin O'Neill, Chris Roberts, and Helen Snooks

Community Health and Wellbeing

Edited by Steve Cropper, Alison Porter, Gareth Williams, Sandra Carlisle, Robert Moore, Martin O'Neill, Chris Roberts, and Helen Snooks

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

256 pages | 6.14 x 9.21 | © 2007
Paperback $38.95 ISBN: 9781861348180 Published October 2007 For sale in North and South America only
This book argues that the traditional government approach of exhorting individuals to live healthier lifestyles is not enough - action to promote public health needs to take place not just through public agencies, but also by engaging community assets and resources in their broadest sense.
Contents
List of tables and figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
Notes on contributors

1. Health inequalities in their place
      Gareth Williams
2. ‘Policy experiments’: policy making, implementation and learning
      Steve Cropper and Mark Goodwin
3. Policy innovation to tackle health inequalities
      Alison Porter, Chris Roberts and Angela Clements
4. Action research partnerships: contributing to evidence and intelligence change
      Steve Cropper, Helen Snooks, Angela Evans, Janet Pinder and Kevin Shales
5. Engaging with communities
      Bronwen Bermingham and Alison Porter
6. The role of the community-based action researcher
      Martin O’Neill
7. Evaluation, evidence and learning in community-based action research
      Sandra Carlisle, Helen Snooks, Angela Evans and David Cohen
8. Social theory, social policy and sustainable communities
      Robert Moore
9. Beyond the experimenting society
      Gareth Williams, Steve Cropper, Alison Porter and Helen Snooks

Index
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