Policy Press

Advancing Health Rights Through Community Development and Participatory Praxis

By Neil Quinn and Anuj Kapilashrami

Published

Sep 1, 2024

Page count

176 pages

ISBN

978-1447361404

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Policy Press

Published

Sep 1, 2024

Page count

176 pages

ISBN

978-1447361398

Dimensions

234 x 156 mm

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Policy Press

Published

Sep 1, 2024

Page count

176 pages

ISBN

978-1447361411

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Imprint

Policy Press

Neil Quinn is Reader in Social Work and Health Policy and Co-Director for Health Policy at the University of Strathclyde.

Anuj Kapilashrami is Professor & Chair in Health Policy & Equity at the School of Health & Social Care, University of Essex and Senior Lecturer in Global Health, Queen Mary University London.

Introduction – tackling inequalities and achieving the right to health in a worse-off world through community participation;

Part 1: Conceptual and theoretical frameworks;

Rethinking ‘community’ in community development;

Models of participation;

History of community development and participation in public health – from primary care movement to sustainable development goals (SDGs);

Part 2: Models of Practice in health;

Advocacy and social movements for the right to health;

Addressing political, social and commercial determinants;

Influencing policy, issue selection and agenda setting;

Ensuring accountability;

Working with communities at the margins;

Part 3: Mechanisms and tools for community development;

Role of the arts;

Social media and media;

Protest and civil disobedience;

Conclusion.