Prevention is primary : strategies for community well-being / Larry Cohen, Vivian Chávez, and Sana Chehimi, editors ; foreword by Georges C. Benjamin.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
[Oakland, CA] : Prevention Institute ; San Francisco : Jossey-Bass ; [Washington, DC] : Copublished by American Public Health Association, c2007.
Description
xxxi, 367 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Related name
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
Pt. 1. Defining the issues -- 1. Beyond brochures : the imperative for primary prevention / Larry Cohen and Sana Chehimi -- 2. Achieving health equity and social justice / Wayne H. Giles and Leandris C. Liburd -- 3. Gender, health, and prevention / Michelle Ramirez, Siobhan Maty and Leslie McBride -- 4. The hope of prevention : individual, family, and community resilience / Bonnie Benard -- Pt. 2. Key elements of effective prevention efforts -- 5. Community organizing for health and social justice / Vivian Chavez, Meredith Minkler, Nina Wallerstein and Michael S. Spencer -- 6. More than a message : framing public health advocacy to change corporate practices / Lori Dorfman, Lawrence Wallack and Katie Woodruff -- 7. Working collaboratively to advance prevention / Larry Cohen and Ashby Wolfe -- 8. Making change : the power of local communities to foster policy / Makani Themba-Nixon -- 9. Using media advocacy to influence policy / Lori Dorfman -- 10. Primary prevention and program evaluation / Daniel Perales -- Pt. 3. Prevention in context -- 11. Preventing injustices in environmental health and exposures / Stephanie Ann Farquhar, Neha Patel and Molly Chidsey -- 12. Health and the built environment : opportunities for prevention / Howard Frumkin and Andrew L. Dannenberg -- 13. Creating healthy food environments and preventing chronic disease / Leslie Mikkelsen, Catherine S. Erickson and Marion Nestle -- 14. Strengthening the collaboration between public health and criminal justice to prevent violence / Deborah Prothrow-Stith -- 15. The limits of behavioral interventions for HIV prevention / Dan Wohlfeiler and Jonathan M. Ellen.
ISBN
  • 9780787983185 (pbk.)
  • 0787983187 (pbk.)
LCCN
2007005823
OCLC
83758742
RCP
C - S