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Health Promotion and Professional Ethics


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Section One - Why Health Promotion Ethics?. Chapter 1 Values and Health Promotion: Some Fundamentals. Chapter 2 The Challenge to Professional Ethics. Section Two - Values and Ethics in Health Promotion Practice. Chapter 3 Empowerment or Control? Behavioural Counselling and Face-to-Face education. Chapter 4 Individual or Community Benefit? Considering Teenage Pregnancy. Chapter 5 Do We Know What We're Doing? Evidence and the Ethics of Lifestyle Change. Chapter 6 Who Decides What to Do? A Food Policy Case. Section Three - Towards Ethically Defensible Health Promotion. Chapter 7 Codes and Guidelines: Can They Help Health Promotion?. Chapter 8 Lessons from Applied Ethics. Chapter 9 Some Resources for the Reflective Health Promoter

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Alan Cribb is at the Centre for Public Policy Research, King's College, London. Peter Duncan was formerly Chair of the Principles of Practice group of the Society of Heath Education and Promotion Specialists.


?Cribb and Duncan ask when and to what extent it is justifiable to put pressure on individuals or communities to improve their health?Their wisdom and sensitivity shine through. Written for health professionals, the book is vibrant and has relevance to those in day-to-day practice.? ?A gem of a book and compulsory for anyone with an interest in ethics and health.? Nursing Times

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