Education for healthy communities: an introduction

Hickey, Andrew and Austin, Jon (2007) Education for healthy communities: an introduction. In: Education for healthy communities: possibilities through SOSE and HPE. Pearson Education Australia, Sydney, Australia, pp. 1-6. ISBN 978-0-7339-8962-9

Abstract

Education for Healthy Communities surveys the possibilities that the Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) and Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum areas have for the development of healthy communities. Through an investigation of contemporary understandings of community and educational practice, this book offers suggestions for those teaching SOSE and HPE to develop healthy community practices and engage the full potential of these curriculum areas. A number of case studies of emancipatory practice are included in this book, following investigations of the curriculum areas and their associated syllabuses. Education for Healthy Communities intends to offer a fresh perspective for viewing SOSE and HPE as areas key to building healthy communities via emancipatory pedagogy.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 1. Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. 4 print copies held in USQ Toowoomba Library, and 2 each at Springfield and Fraser Coast Libraries at call no. 372.86044 Edu.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:17
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:48
Uncontrolled Keywords: health; education; health education; communities; community; studies of society and environment; SOSE; health and physical education; HPE
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111708 Health and Community Services
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920413 Social Structure and Health
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2925

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