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Philosophical Foundations of Health Education covers the philosophical and ethical foundations of the practice of health education in school, community, work site, and hospital settings, as well as in health promotion consultant activities. The book presents personal philosophies of health educators, essential philosophical perspectives, and a range of philosophical issues that are relevant to health education practice. Philosophical Foundations of Health Education is organized around the five major philosophical traditions: cognitive-based, decision-making, behavior change,…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Philosophical Foundations of Health Education covers the philosophical and ethical foundations of the practice of health education in school, community, work site, and hospital settings, as well as in health promotion consultant activities. The book presents personal philosophies of health educators, essential philosophical perspectives, and a range of philosophical issues that are relevant to health education practice. Philosophical Foundations of Health Education is organized around the five major philosophical traditions: cognitive-based, decision-making, behavior change, freeing/functioning, and social change. Co-published with the American Association for Health Education, this important work is an essential resource for student and professional. Each section contains a challenge to the reader that suggests critical thinking questions to reinforce the key points of the chapter, invite comparison with other perspectives, reflect on the implications of the perspective, note themes that run through the chapters, and consider practical applications of the various philosophical approaches.
Autorenporträt
Jill M. Black, PhD, CHES, is an associate professor in theDepartment of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance atCleveland State University and coordinator of the Community HealthEducation Program. She is a fellow of the American Association forHealth Education.

Steven R. Furney, EdD, MPH, is a professor of Health Educationand director of the Division of Health Education at Texas StateUniversity. He is a fellow of the American Association for HealthEducation.

Helen M. Graf, PhD, is an associate professor and undergraduateprogram director in the Department of Health and Kinesiology atGeorgia Southern University.

Ann E. Nolte, PhD, Distinguished Professor, emerita, of HealthEducation in the Department of Health Sciences at Illinois StateUniversity, was a fellow of the American Association for HealthEducation and the American School Health Association.

American Association for Health Education is the premiernational organization for health educators and other professionalswho promote the health of all people, with 5,500 health educatorsin school, college, research, community, medical, and industrysettings.
Rezensionen
"Finally, health education specialists have a book devoted tophilosophical perspectives from experts in the field. Without adoubt, this book will be a reader and keeper for students,scholars, practitioners, leaders, and teachers of health educationand promotion, who routinely think about and share their own healtheducation philosophy."
-- Dixie Dennis, Ph.D., CHES, Austin Peay StateUniversity

"Finally! A book that clearly and critically collates thevarious philosophical foundations for the health educationprofession! Will assist budding (and mature) health educators inidentifying and creating their own philosophy of health educationpractice. Bravo to the insightful editors and authors!"
-- Carolyn P. Parks-Bani, PhD, Community Health Educator,Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"A captivating compilation of readings that presents diverseperspectives from past and present leaders on philosophical issuesin health education. It is a much-needed addition to ourprofessional literature that will serve as an essential resourcefor courses addressing the foundations and history of ourfield."
-- David A. Birch, PhD, CHES, East Carolina University

"Philosophical Foundations of Health Education is an essential,comprehensive collection useful for any Health Educationprofessional preparation program."
-- Judy C. Drolet, PhD, CHES, FASHA, FAAHE, Southern IllinoisUniversity Carbondale