Jones – Bartlett Learning
The fifth edition of Introduction to Public Health provides students who are new to the concepts and actors involved in the field of public health with a comprehensive and approachable overview of the burgeoning field of public health. This best-selling publication describes in straightforward words the multi-disciplinary tactics and procedures that are utilized for the purpose of measuring, assessing, and promoting public health. It is written in language that is both interesting and nontechnical. This revised edition provides students with informative discussions of the current technical issues and practical obstacles that are faced by public health practitioners and policymakers alike. This edition is also filled with illustrative real-world examples to help students better understand the topics being discussed. The author Mary Jane Schneider, known for her distinctive writing style, delves beyond the technical aspects of public health to take a critical look at the politics behind the issues that have been making headlines recently. After finishing this book, readers will have a comprehensive and actionable framework with which to grasp the complex organizations and factors that make up the modern public health system.