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Beginning with a critical appraisal of the concept itself, the second edition of "Health Promotion: Planning and Strategies" outlines models for defining 'health promotion' and sets out the factors in..
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Health, Wellbeing and Environment in Aotearoa New Zealand provides students with a sound introduction to the concepts of health and wellbeing within the New Zealand environment. The book is informed b..
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This compelling account charts the relentless trajectory of humankind, and its changing survival and disease patterns, across place and time from when our ancient ancestors roamed the African Savannah..
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This fourth edition of Fran Baum's The New Public Health is the most comprehensive book available on the new public health. It offers readers the opportunity to gain a sense of the scope of the new pu..
New Zealand Government and Politics is the principle guide to the political context, institutions and processes of government in New Zealand. It provides students with a clear and comprehensive introd..
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Radical changes in the biosphere and human interaction with the environment are increasingly impacting on the health of populations across the world. Diseases are crossing the species barrier, and spr..
The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and..
This book documents progress in Maori health development over the past century with a special emphasis on the last fifteen years. This second edition updates the first by five years and takes account ..
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