The first part of the book addresses the theoretical context of ethics and health promotion. The second part focuses on examples relating to nursing and other health professionals, using a case study approach. The book will be invaluable in helping professionals understand and respond to ethical challenges in practical ways.
Chapter 1 Values and Health Promotion: Some Fundamentals.
Chapter 2 The Challenge to Professional Ethics.
Section Two – Values and Ethics in Health Promotion Practice.
Chapter 3 Empowerment or Control? Behavioural Counselling and Face–to–Face education.
Chapter 4 Individual or Community Benefit? Considering Teenage Pregnancy.
Chapter 5 Do We Know What We′re Doing? Evidence and the Ethics of Lifestyle Change.
Chapter 6 Who Decides What to Do? A Food Policy Case.
Section Three – Towards Ethically Defensible Health Promotion.
Chapter 7 Codes and Guidelines: Can They Help Health Promotion?.
Chapter 8 Lessons from Applied Ethics.
Chapter 9 Some Resources for the Reflective Health Promoter
A gem of a book and compulsory for anyone with an interest in ethics and health.