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Emerging Theories in Health Promotion Practice and Research

by Ralph J. DiClemente Editor · Richard A. Crosby Editor

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"Here is a 'must-read' for all health promotion researchers and practitioners eager to stay one step ahead of the pack. A panoply of insightful and promising new approaches is presented for consideration and exploration in our contemporary behavioral science arsenal."
— M. Elaine Auld, MPH, CHES, Chief Executive Officer, Society for Public Health Education

"This book is an essential addition to the health practice and research literature, concentrating on theories that have not been extensively covered elsewhere and that have great currency. It provides an up-to-date rendition on the interplay among contemporary public health concerns, sound public health practice, and the theoretical bases for practice."— Robert M. Goodman, PhD, MPH, Dean and Professor, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Indiana University

"The authors of Emerging Theories provide vivid descriptions of the state of the science in health promotion and presents an exciting map for future research. Understanding and using theories is the hallmark of an excellent practitioner. Creating and elaborating theories is the mark of an excellent researcher. This text will be very valuable for both."
— Noreen M. Clark, PhD, Myron E. Wegman Distinguished University Professor; Director, Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan

"Emerging Theories captures the dynamic growth in theories of health promotion and illustrates how divergent theoretical perspectives are being integrated into richer explanatory and practice models."
— Matthew W. Kreuter, PhD, MPH, Professor of Social Work and Medicine; Director, Health Communication Research Laboratory, Washington University in St. Louis

Publication Details

Publisher:
Wiley
Imprint:
Jossey-Bass
Edition:
2
Publication Date:
2009

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Ralph J. DiClemente (Editor)

Ralph J. DiClemente, PhD, is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health and Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, and Immunology and associate director, Emory Center for AIDS Research.

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Richard A. Crosby (Editor)

Richard A. Crosby, PhD, is DDI Endowed Professor and chair, Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky.

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Michelle C. Kegler (Editor)

Michelle C. Kegler, DrPH, MPH, is associate professor and deputy director, Emory Prevention Research Center, in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education in the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.

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