This book is the first full-length in-depth treatment of settings as a focal point for planning, organizing and implementing health promotion. The concept of ‘setting’ is fundamental to theory and practice in health promotion. Internationally renowned authors describe the state-of-the-art in the theory and practice of health promotion in settings such as the home, school, workplace, community, and state and offer insightful commentaries on each other’s work.

Reflections on Settings for Health Promotion

Reflections on Settings for Health Promotion

Reflections on settings for health promotion
Blake D.PolandLawrence W.GreenIrvingRootman

This concluding chapter offers the opportunity to reflect on the insights and suggestions of each of the contributors to this volume. In particular, we pose three questions emerging from the key themes in the chapters of this book. First, what can we deduce about the nature of settings from the diverse ...

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