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Cover for Natural landscapes and human health: an introduction and overview.

This book chapter approaches the linkage between natural landscapes and human health through the lens of two guiding questions, the first considering the various ways nature benefits human health from both historic and contemporary perspectives, and the second considering the mechanisms through...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245400)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural landscapes and the health crisis.

This book chapter focuses on how landscapes can be harmful to human health and wellbeing and suggests possible strategies for reparation and to regain a reciprocal relationship with landscapes. Climate change, Indigenous practices, and ecological grief are discussed, as well as health risks from...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245400)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theories and concepts: linking landscapes and health.

This book chapter provides an introduction and background information for many of these theories, concluding with practical applications, focusing on evolutionary-based theories (e.g. biophilia hypothesis, naturalistic intelligence, other evolutionary-grounded theories), restorative environment...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245400)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Outcomes, benefits, and opportunities: western research trends.

This book chapter discusses and presents some of the research outcomes connecting human well-being and landscapes and explores the complexities inherent in the development of a field of study. In learning more about the research, it encourages readers to keep in mind: (1) a primary goal of...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245400)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Health promotion: global principles and practice.

This book contains 6 chapters that aims to: (i) explore what health promotion is and be critical of it; (ii) set out key ideas in health promotion and explore the discourse surrounding it; (iii) introduce key thinkers in the field and discuss the relevance and application of their ideas; (iv)...

Author(s)
Cross, R.; Foster, S.; O'Neil, I.; Rowlands, S.; Warwick-Booth, L.; Woodall, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245332)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The foundations of health promotion.

This book chapter seeks to: (i) explore concepts of 'health' held by lay people and health promoters; (ii) introduce recent work on the social determinants of health; (iii) introduce certain threshold concepts including salutogenesis, social models of health and upstream thinking; (iv) establish...

Author(s)
Cross, R.; Rowlands, S.; Foster, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policies for health in the 21st century.

This book chapter seeks to: (i) Comment on the state of academic health promotion; (ii) explain the differences between health policy, social policy and health in all policy; (iii) explore the policy process; (iv) introduce key ideas from the policy analysis literature; (v) show how ideology...

Author(s)
Warwick-Booth, L.; Rowlands, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Professional practice.

This book chapter seeks to: (i) explore the role of the settings approach to health promotion and the need for organizational change; (ii) discuss the importance of evidence-based practice and evaluation; (iii) describe some of the ethical issues in practising health promotion; (iv) suggest a means ...

Author(s)
Woodall, J.; Rowlands, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards the future of health promotion.

This book chapter aims to: (i) explore the role of the epistemic and academic community of health promoters; (ii) suggest that there are new and emerging public health problems to take into account; (iii) reinforce the need to defend the radical intent of the Ottawa Charter and to develop further...

Author(s)
Cross, R.; Warwick-Booth, L.; Foster, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245332)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for One health in history.

This chapter outlines the history of One Health. The first section of the chapter analyses intersections between human and animal health in the premodern era, to reveal how deeply animals and animal health were embedded within human medicine. The second section extends from the late 18th-century...

Author(s)
Bresalier, M.; Cassidy, A.; Woods, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter

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