Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2015

179 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780719091933

Bookseller Code (06)

Health Impact Assessment and policy development

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Monica O>'Mullane

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides an assessment of HIA knowledge use for policy development based on original empirical research
  • This is the first book of its kind providing such an assessment, based on a theoretical framework which draws primarily from political science
  • Case studies of HIA projects as part of a qualitative longitudinal research study Assists the reader to understand and examine HIA projects and their assessment in two research phases, thus providing a unique snapshot of the impact of the HIAs on policy development, shortly after they were conducted, and approximately a decade after they were carried out
  • Unique analysis of HIA development and public health and local government systems across the two jurisdictions of Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

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