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Ecological public health

reshaping the conditions for good health

by Geof Rayner

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Earthscan in Abingdon, Oxon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecological and Environmental Phenomena,
  • Health Promotion,
  • Environmental Health,
  • Public Health

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeof Rayner and Tim Lang
    ContributionsLang, Tim
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25094951M
    ISBN 109781844078318, 9781844078325, 9780203134801
    LC Control Number2011045337

      The Ecological Model provides a framework for identifying reasons for public health problems as well as for planning interventions. The basis of the model is the recognition, that public health problems are rarely caused only by wrong individual behaviour but rather by a combination of factors from five different levels: (1) Intrapersonal factors – individual level: Author: Christian Reinboth. "Global Public Health: Ecological Foundations is stunning proof of the power of global thought and focused scholarship. It is simultaneously ambitious in scope and simple in approach, and the result is the definitive textbook for anyone studying public health at any level.

    CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): most commonly been in the health promotion field, with ‘‘ecological models’ ’ describing the complex set of layered, primarily social determinants of health and health practices (Richard et al. ). For Rayner and Lang, both in their book Ecological Public Health: Reshaping the conditions for good health.   Human health and diseases are determined by many complex factors. Health threats from the human-animal-ecosystems interface (HAEI) and zoonotic diseases (zoonoses) impose an increasing risk continuously to public health, from those emerging pathogens transmitted through contact with animals, food, water and contaminated environments. Immense challenges forced on the ecological Cited by: 8.

    In light of the pandemic, we’re releasing a free downloadable pdf of our Bioneers book: Ecological Medicine: Healing the Earth, Healing Ourselves, which could hardly be more relevant right now. Ecological medicine is a unifying field that embodies the recognition that human and environmental health are one notion, indivisible.   Book Reviews Ecological public health: Reshaping the conditions for good health, by Geof Rayner and Tim Lang Rhiannon Evans DECIPHer, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK Correspondence [email protected] by: 1.


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"Global Public Health: Ecological Foundations is stunning proof of the power of global thought and focused scholarship. It is simultaneously ambitious in scope and simple in approach, and the result is the definitive textbook for anyone studying public health at any level.

I warmed to this book from the first page and could not put it down."Cited by: 9. The Ecological public health book hope for the health of future generations is the establishment of a well-grounded, global public health system for today. To that end, Global Public Health: Ecological Foundations addresses both the challenges and cooperative solutions of contemporary public health, all within a framework of social justice, environmental sustainability.

Reviews. Ecological Public Health came Highly Commended in the Public Health category for the BMA Medical Book and Patient Information Awards. "Rich in understanding the history of the public health movement, the authors argue that a new ecological sense of public health is emerging based on the recognition of the limits on nature, that nature no longer offers an endless cornucopia of its.

Ecological Public Health came Highly Commended in the Public Health category for the BMA Medical Book and Patient Information Awards. "Rich in understanding the history of the public health movement, the authors argue that a new ecological sense of public health is emerging based on the recognition Ecological public health book the limits on nature, that nature no longer offers an endless cornucopia of its 5/5(4).

This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a return to and modernisation around ecological principles. Ecological Public Health What is public health. To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management.3/5(6).

To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles. This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a return to and modernisation around ecological principles.

Ecological Public Health thinking, outlined here, fits the twenty-first century’s challenges. What is public health. To some, it is about drains, water, food and housing, all requiring engineering and expert management. To others, it is the State using medicine or health education and tackling unhealthy lifestyles.

This book argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a return to and modernisation around ecological by: Amid ongoing shifts in the world economic and political order, the promise for future public health is tenuous.

Will today's economic systems sustain tomorrow's health. Will future generations inherit fair access to health and health care. An important hope for the health of future generations is the establishment of a well-grounded, global public health system.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Louise Dettman, Washington, D.C., September 7, – APHA Press, the publishing imprint of the American Public Health Association, announces its new title, "Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner's Guide." This book covers not only the theory and science behind environmental health, but also addresses the real world issues.

ABOUT THE BOOK With an emphasis on ecological foundations, this book approaches public health principles - history, foundations, topics, and applications - with a community-oriented perspective.

The history of the social ecological perspective in public health stems from synthesis of ideas from other disciplines including the author’s early works on human development. McLeroy, et al.

is often cited as one of the initial articles specifically applying an ecological model to. Environmental health is the branch of public health that: focuses on the relationships between people and their environment; promotes human health and well-being; and fosters healthy and safe communities.

Environmental health is a key part of any comprehensive public health system. The field works to advance policies and programs to reduce. Books in Environmental Health - Public Health - Browse and buy books, journals, electronic media from Springer online.

6 Rayner G, Lang T. Ecological public health: reshaping the conditions for good health. Earthscan/Routledge, 7 Thorpe KE, United Health Foundation, American Public Health Association.

Increasingly in the public health and health promotion literatures, authors refer to the need for an ecological perspective on research and intervention. 1– 5 Although reference to ecology in these health arenas is a comparatively recent phenomenon, giving it the appearance of a “new” perspective, the ecological approach has roots in several disciplines dating back more than a century.

6 Cited by: Public health thinking requires an overhaul. Tim Lang and Geof Rayner outline five models and traditions, and argue that ecological public health—which integrates the material, biological, social, and cultural aspects of public health—is the way forward for the 21st century This definition conceives of public health.

Ecological public health addresses the complex inter-relationships between health (humans and other species), societies and ecosystems, unpacking the myriad interconnections between the social and the ecological in the co-creation of conditions for human and ecosystem health and flourishing.

Public health thinking requires an overhaul. Tim Lang and Geof Rayner outline five models and traditions, and argue that ecological public health—which integrates the material, biological, social, and cultural aspects of public health—is the way forward for the 21st century It seems to be the fate of public health as concept, movement, and reality to veer between political sensitivity and Cited by: public health system.

Global Public Health: Ecological Foundations addresses both the challenges and cooperative solutions of contemporary public health, within a framework of social justice, environmental sustainability, and global cooperation.

With an emphasis on ecological foundations, this book approaches public health principles-history,File Size: 51KB. Global Public Health: Ecological Foundations addresses both the challenges and cooperative solutions of contemporary public health, within a framework of social justice, environmental sustainability, and global an emphasis on ecological foundations, this book approaches public health principles-history, foundations, topics, and.

Get this from a library! Ecological public health: reshaping the conditions for good health. [Geof Rayner; Tim Lang] -- "What is public health? To some, it is about the infrastructure for health - drains, water, food, housing.

These require engineering and expert management. To others, it's about the State using.Ecological Public Health argues that public health thinking needs an overhaul, a return to and modernisation around ecological principles.

Ecological Public Health thinking, outlined here, fits the twenty-first century's challenges. It integrates what the authors call the four dimensions of existence: the material, biological, social and Price Range: £ - £Ecological health is a term that has been used in relation to both human health and the condition of the environment.

In medicine, ecological health has been used to refer to multiple chemical sensitivity, which results from exposure to synthetic chemicals (pesticides, smoke, etc.) in the environment, hence the term ecological.; The term has also been used in medicine with respect to.