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Promoting Social Justice Through Public Health Policies, Programs, And Services

Alonzo Plough

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195171853
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865352 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0023
Promoting Social Justice Through Public Health Policies, Programs, And Services

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This chapter addresses promoting social justice through public health policies, programs, and services. It describes public health agencies and social justice and the roles that they can play in promoting social justice. It presents two case studies in which public health practice was oriented to social justice. The chapter puts forward an action agenda for a social justice core competency in public health practice.

Keywords: policies; programs; services; public health agencies; public health practice; core competency

Chapter.  5797 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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