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Health Promotion and the Policy Process
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Health Promotion and the Policy Process

Carole Clavier and Evelyne de Leeuw

Abstract

Scholars and governments recognise the importance of policy development and implementation for population health, but there is a lack of systematic theoretical and conceptual development in the health field to address the issue. Health Promotion and Policy is the first book to take an in-depth look at the theoretical advances in the political sciences including discussing the significance of political economy and sociology, which have so far made little in-roads into health promotion development. The book argues that focusing on how public policies work makes it possible to move beyond the mor ... More

Keywords: health promoting policies, healthy public policy, policy-making, policy process, theory, advocacy, europe, canada, australia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199658039
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carole Clavier, editor
Assistant professor, Department of political science, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Evelyne de Leeuw, editor
Professor of Community Health Systems and Policy, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Australia

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