Health Promotion in Canada: Critical Perspectives, 2nd Edition

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Editors: Michel O'Neill, Ann Pederson, Sophie Dupéré, Irving Rootman
ISBN: 9781551303253
Published: May, 2007

The field of health promotion has significantly influenced the evolution of health systems worldwide since the release of the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion in 1986. Health Promotion in Canada:  Critical Perspectives analyzes the field of health promotion in that country as well as Canada's influence all over the world since 1994.  Over 90 authors -including some of the best-known international, national, and provincial writers in the field as well as many younger voices from the upcoming generations- update and expand upon the analysis of the first edition. This totally revised second edition of a book which has become a classic will help professional and community practitioners, decision makers, students, teachers, researchers, activists and the general public to understand health promotion in Canada and abroad.

A detailed table of contents and the possibility to order it electronically can be found online.