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Haire-Joshu, Debra

Transdisciplinary Public Health: Research, Education, and Practice

Haire-Joshu, Debra - Transdisciplinary Public Health: Research, Education, and Practice, ebook

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"This book makes a great leap in the conceptualization of transdisciplinary approaches, as well as provides concrete examples in practice, teaching, policy, and research."

—From the Foreword by Edward F. Lawlor, dean and the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor, the Brown School; and founding director, Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis

The complexity of public health and social problems is becoming more challenging. Understanding and designing solutions for these problems requires perspectives from multiple disciplines and fields as well as cross-disciplinary research and practice teams. Transdisciplinary Public Health fills a void in the literature and offers a comprehensive text that introduces transdisciplinary methods as a means for providing an innovative tool set for problem-solving in public health research and practice.

With contributions from leading experts, Transdisciplinary Public Health offers an understanding of interactions among the biological, behavioral, social, and public health sciences; shared disciplinary frameworks in analyzing health problems; and the integration and evaluation of transdisciplinary solutions to alleviate complex public health issues. Use of this important resource will promote transdisciplinary research and practice, resulting in novel solutions that positively impact human health.

Keywords: Public Health Services & Policy, public health research, public health practice, multidisciplinary public health, public health problems, public health problem solving, analyzing public health problems, public health analysis, public health evaluation, multidisciplinary MPH, MPH research methods

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Jossey-Bass Public Health
Page amount
432 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118415344
Printed ISBN
9780470621998

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