The New Public Health: An Australian Perspective

Frances Baum

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    Attempts to provide a comprehensive overview of contemporary public health practice. Topics covered include - the definition and history of public health, research methods, the ideologies, politics and ethics of public health, patterns of health, illness and mortality in Australia and overseas, the health of the environment and future directions in public health. The author is Professor and Head of Department of Public Health at Flinders University. She is also President of the Australian Public Health Association and Director of the South Australian Community Health Research Unit.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationMelbourne
    PublisherOxford University Press
    Number of pages570
    ISBN (Print)0195539907 , 9780195539905
    Publication statusPublished - 1998


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