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Community-Based Participatory Research for Health
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 544

Community-Based Participatory Research for Health

Minkler and Wallerstein have pulled together a fantastic set of contributions from the leading researchers in the field. In addition to a fine collection of case studies, this book puts the key issues for researchers and practitioners in a historical, philosophical, and applied, practical context

Community Organizing and Community Building for Health
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 489
Grandmothers as caregivers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Grandmothers as caregivers

Published in cooperation with the Center for Practice Innovations, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University Recipient of Choice Magazine's 1993 Outstanding Academic Book Award One major consequence of the staggering cocaine epidemic is the increase it has caused in "skipped-generation families"--families in which the middle generation is absent, and grandparents are left to raise their grandchildren. Providing a rich and in-depth look at this phenomenon, Grandmothers as Caregivers focuses on African American women who are raising young grandchildren as a direct consequence of this epidemic. Using a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methods,...

Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 512

Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare

The third edition of Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare provides new and more established ways to approach community building and organizing, from collaborating with communities on assessment and issue selection to using the power of coalition building, media advocacy, and social media to enhance the effectiveness of such work. With a strong emphasis on cultural relevance and humility, this collection offers a wealth of case studies in areas ranging from childhood obesity to immigrant worker rights to health care reform. A "tool kit" of appendixes includes guidelines for assessing coalition effectiveness, exercises for critical reflection on our own power and ...

Readings in the Political Economy of Aging
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 278

Readings in the Political Economy of Aging

Includes 16 essays which address many issues from a different perspective suggested by the experience of aging in America. This study explores the political, social, and economic realities which have an impact on Americans as they grow older.

Critical perspectives on aging
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 362
Community-Based Participatory Research for Health
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 480

Community-Based Participatory Research for Health

The definitive guide to CBPR concepts and practice, updated and expanded Community-Based Participatory Research for Health: Advancing Health and Social Equity provides a comprehensive reference for this rapidly growing field in participatory and community-engaged research. Hailed as effective by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CBPR and CEnR represent the link between researchers and community and lead to improved public health outcomes. This book provides practitioner-focused guidance on CBPR and CEnR to help public health professionals, students, and practitioners from multiple other clinical, planning, education, social work, and social science fields to successfully work t...

Aging
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 474

Aging

Welcome to the world's most unique and dynamic textbook on aging!Widely praised and adopted in previous editions, the Fifth Edition of Aging once again presents key issues in an engaging and accessible fashion. Organized unlike any other traditional textbook, author Harry R. Moody presents basic concepts followed by controversies, supported by carefully chosen adapted readings. The result is the most captivating introduction to gerontology available today.

Critical Gerontology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 390