Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 February 2016

408 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190224653

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Prevention, Policy, and Public Health

Edited by Amy A. Eyler, Jamie F. Chriqui, Sarah Moreland-Russell, and Ross C. Brownson

  • Fills a major market gap: policy training for public health students and practitioners
  • Unique focus on prevention policy rather than solely healthcare policy
  • Organized by health risks and accompanying public policy interventions for common problems (obesity, tobacco use, cancer prevention, etc.), including case studies of effective policy interventions in these areas
  • Offers primer on the basics of policy process, theory, and analysis
  • Includes coverage of policy tracking, advocacy, and communication as important tools for the public health researcher and practitioner

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