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Community capacity building

Bell, Colin, Elliott, Eva and Simmons, Anne 2010. Community capacity building. In: Waters, Elizabeth, Swinburn, Boyd A., Seidell, Jacob C. and Uauy, Ricardo eds. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Evidence Policy and Practice, Evidence-based medicine, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 232-242. (10.1002/9781444318517.ch27)

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This chapter contains sections titled: Summary and recommendations for research and practice Introduction What is community capacity building? A critic's perspective Why build community capacity? The application of community capacity building to childhood obesity prevention Raising community awareness of health risks Strategies to foster community identity and cohesion Education to increase health literacy Facilitating access to additional resources Developing structures for community decision making Social and political support Incorporating the evidence Conclusions References

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Cardiff Institute of Society and Health (CISHE)
Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Community capacity building - children obesity prevention; Community capacity building and health promotion in children; Community capacity building - improving group capacities; Community capacity building - raising health risks; Community awareness; Community identity and cohesion - foster strategies; Education and health literacy; Community decision making - structure development
Additional Information: Chapter 27
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405158893
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:53

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