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Author Delgado, Melvin.

Title Youth-led health promotion in urban communities : a community capacity-enhancement perspective / Melvin Delgado and Huiquan Zhou
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2008]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.1083 Del/Ylh  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 267 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Contextual setting -- Overview -- Health promotion field -- Demographic profile of youth and trends -- Health care needs in urban communities : a special focus on youth of color -- Youth-led health promotion -- Conceptual foundations for youth-led health promotions -- Social and economic justice foundation -- Principles of youth-led health promotion -- Youth-led health promotion framework and strategies -- Research and evaluation of youth-led health promotion -- Reflections from the field -- Case illustration -- Recommendations for practice and research
Summary "Methods to address the current and future needs of this country's urban marginalized communities have been considered in academics and public policy and practice during the past decade. This book provides an examination of this social paradigm and its impact on current and future generations."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-250) and index
Subject Youth -- United States.
Youth -- Medical care -- United States.
Youth -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Marginality, Social -- United States.
Social work with minorities -- United States.
Youth in development -- United States.
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Author Zhou, Huiquan, 1980-
LC no. 2007040832
ISBN 9780742561137 cloth alkaline paper
0742561135 cloth alkaline paper
9780742561144 paperback alkaline paper
0742561143 paperback alkaline paper