Application of Social Science Theories To Family Planning Health Education In the People's Republic of China
- Pregnancy: A Crisis in Health Education. Veerhusen, Pamela; Cooksey, Phyllis; Delphine Fredlund // American Journal of Public Health;Jun1972, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p821
A report is presented on six years activity of a good local program for pregnant young women, many unmarried, and for others who wish to prevent pregnancy. Stress is put on the heed for various services with prominence for health education.
- Kurt Lewin: The "Practical Theorist" for the 21st Century. Coghlan, David; Brannick, Teresa // Irish Journal of Management;2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p31
Presents information on the contribution of Kurt Lewin, father of social psychology, to the methodology in social science research. Educational background of Lewin; Themes of Lewin's work in producing actionable knowledge; Principles of action research based on how Lewin conceived and used it.
- PRACTICAL THEORY. // Spectra;Oct1982, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p1
This article examines the ideas of Kurt Lewin, one of the founding fathers of social science research, and suggests that what communication research most needs as of October 1982 is an infusion of the spirit of Lewin. Lewin believed that social science research should go beyond the pet...
- A BRIEF HISTORY OF ACTION RESEARCH. Andronic, Razvan-Lucian // Review of the Air Force Academy;Jun2010, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p144
This article presents a brief history of the action research, starting with Kurt Lewin's contribution (1946). Right from the start, the action research was conceived as a methodological alternative to the mainstream science, but it is still little used, including in Romania.
- Grundbegriffe einer Psychologie des Alltags: Eine Wiederannï¿½hrung an die Sozialwissenschaften. Thomas, Stefan // Journal fur Psychologie;Sep2009, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p1
The general line of critiques of academic psychology focuses the lack of relevance of theory for the analysis of everyday life. Especially, Psychology contributes little to the analysis of the challenges that derive from individualization, pluralization and differentiation of the social world....
- The PHLAME Firefighters' Study: Feasibility and Findings. Elliot, Diane L.; Goldberg, Linn; Duncan, Terry E.; Kuehi, Kerry S.; Moe, Esther L.; Breger, Rosemary K. R.; Defrancesco, Carol L.; Ernst, Denise B.; Stevens, Victor J. // American Journal of Health Behavior;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p13
Objective To assess efficacy of 2 worksite health promotion interventions. Methods Randomly assign 3 fire stations to (a) team-based curriculum, (b) individual counselor meetings, and (c) control. Results Both interventions were feasible and acceptable, and they resulted in significant...
- DO HEALTH PROMOTION PROFESSIONALS HAVE THE WHEREWITHAL TO CHANGE ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURES? Terry, Paul E. // American Journal of Health Promotion;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 26 Issue 6, Special section p10
The author offers opinions on employee health promotion. A health promotion program offered by the company Whirlpool which stresses creating a culture of good health behavior is cited as an example of the importance of corporate culture in health promotion. It is stated that because of the many...
- Out of context? Translating evidence from the North Karelia project over place and time. McLaren, Lindsay; Ghali, Laura M.; Lorenzetti, Diane; Rock, Melanie // Health Education Research;Jun2007, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p414
Within the literature on community-based heart health promotion and chronic disease prevention, the North Karelia project is often viewed as a model program for achieving community wide reductions in risk factors and mortality associated with cardiovascular disease. In the present study, we...
- A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO POPULATION HEALTH AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE: MOVING FROM INCENTIVES TO A MOTIVATION-BASED APPROACH. Serxner, Seth A. // American Journal of Health Promotion;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p4
In this article the author reflects on the use of financial incentives within population health management and on the benefits that could be derived from avoiding the sole use of incentives and focusing on motivation-based approaches to improve population health and change health attitudes and...