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`A very interesting melange of descriptive material - in the form of case studies - and more analytical and conceptual pieces covering the broad span of the health and well-being agenda' - Health Matters Promoting Health provides an up-to-date and accessible introduction to current health promotion and public health developments in the UK. The text provides both an outline of health promotion theory and draws on the experience of practitioners to demonstrate health promotion practice and provide students, policymakers and practitioners with practical and theoretical inspiration. Promoting Health: - shows clearly the links between health promotion theory and practice, by featuring a range of practical case studies - includes short papers on key issues within health promotion - provides a British focus on health promotion ...

Regeneration and Health
Regeneration and health

Health to me is about decent housing, nice neighbours, good friends, not feeling isolated, having enough money to live on, having a clean environment, and some community facilities and resources. (A 50-year-old single mother quoted in Dunne, 1993)

This chapter looks at the relationship between regeneration and health. A brief review of changing approaches to both health and regeneration illustrates the importance of conceptual definitions and understandings in shaping policies, even though the underpinning assumptions of policy were sometimes demonstrably wrong. During the 1990s, a more comprehensive approach to regeneration brought recognition of its potential health impacts and started to include specific ‘health’ projects. The current policy climate provides opportunities for a more strategic approach. Lessons from the past can usefully ...

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