Experiential Teaching for Public Health Practice

Experiential Teaching for Public Health Practice

Editor(s): Bud Nicola and Amy Hagopian

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Developing an effective program requires a sound administrative system and a supportive educational culture including the support of program handbooks, a Master’s project (Capstone), practicum, and ...
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Doing Qualitative Community Research: Lessons For Faculty, Students And Communities

Doing Qualitative Community Research: Lessons For Faculty, Students And Communities

Author(s): Ernest Quimby

This text describes important considerations for conceptualizing, designing and carrying out qualitative research in community settings. The book covers various research aspects with respect to ...
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An Ecological Perspective on Health Promotion Systems, Settings and Social Processes

An Ecological Perspective on Health Promotion Systems, Settings and Social Processes

Editor(s): Bente Wold and Oddrun Samdal

This e-book adds a new dimension to currently available text in health promotion by applying examples from evaluation studies to explore basic health promotion principles. It thus goes beyond single ...
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The Ethic of Care: a moral compass for Canadian nursing practice

The Ethic of Care: a moral compass for Canadian nursing practice

Author(s): Kathleen Stephany

Editor(s): Piotr Majkowski

The Ethic of Care: A Moral Compass for Canadian Nursing Practice is unique from other nursing ethics textbooks in several key ways. The book adds a heightened dimension to the already rich knowledge ...
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Queer and Subjugated Knowledge

Queer and Subjugated Knowledge

Editor(s): Bronwyn Davies, Kerry H. Robinson and Cristyn Davies

Queer and Subjugated Knowledges: Generating Subversive Imaginaries makes an invaluable contribution to gender and sexuality studies, engaging with queer theory to reconceptualize everyday ...
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Cultural Competence In Assessment And Intervention With Ethnic Minorities: Some Perspectives From Psychology and Social Work

Cultural Competence In Assessment And Intervention With Ethnic Minorities: Some Perspectives From Psychology and Social Work

Editor(s): Robert G. Malgady

Without a thorough understanding of culture and its nuances on part of the mental health service providers, alienation, stigma, and culturally based impediments rule. While concerns for diversity ...
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Young People’s Visions of the World

Young People’s Visions of the World

Author(s): Teresa Torres de Eca, Rachel Kroupp and Bick Har Lam

It is widely agreed in art education literature that art educators need to think about the possibility of widening the concept of art education. Educators need to understand the context of learning ...
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Was Man More Aquatic in the Past? Fifty Years After Alister Hardy - Waterside Hypotheses of Human Evolution

Was Man More Aquatic in the Past? Fifty Years After Alister Hardy - Waterside Hypotheses of Human Evolution

Author(s): Mario Vaneechoutte, Algis Kuliukas and Marc Verhaegen

The book starts from the observation that humans are very different from the other primates. Why are we naked? Why do we speak? Why do we walk upright? Fifty years ago, in 1960, marine biologist Sir ...
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Applied Computational Mathematics in Social Sciences

Applied Computational Mathematics in Social Sciences

Author(s): Romulus-Catalin Damaceanu

Applied Computational Mathematics in Social Sciences adopts a modern scientific approach that combines knowledge from mathematical modeling with various aspects of social science. Special algorithms ...
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Social Determinants, Health Equity and Human Development

Social Determinants, Health Equity and Human Development

Author(s): Boutayeb A.

A refreshing and useful resource for understanding the multidimensional aspects linking social determinants to health equity and development. The book is written for researchers, students, public ...
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The State of the Science in Universal Design: Emerging Research and Developments

The State of the Science in Universal Design: Emerging Research and Developments

Editor(s): Jordana L. Maisel

The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Universal Design and the Built Environment (RERC-UD), a federally funded research center located in The University at Buffalo, hosted a series of ...
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Transforming Sexual Health in Scotland: Cultural, Organisational and Partnership Approaches

Transforming Sexual Health in Scotland: Cultural, Organisational and Partnership Approaches

Author(s): Rosie Ilett and Alison Bigrigg

This edited collection provides a unique insight into sexual health in Scotland. It sets out the challenges facing Scotland in terms of poor sexual health and inequalities, within devolved government ...
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Consent: Practical Principles For Clinicians

Consent: Practical Principles For Clinicians

Author(s): Jeffrey C. McILwain

Obtaining proper patient consent in clinical care is vital in current times. The approach of 'doctor knows best' is now superseded by patient rights to make decisions. The approach of this book from ...
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