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  1. Suggested reading for seminar presentations 7 items
    This folder has been created in response to student queries relating to models of behavioural change in the health promotion literature.
    1. Public health transformation nine months on - bedding in and reaching out - ce0b8b36-c81d-44f7-ba91-b0836a9b4822

      Webpage  This policy document provides a range of examples of local public health initiatives around the country. You may find it useful for inspiration for both the formative and summative elements of the module's assessment - the presentation, poster and report.

    2. Behavioural change: an evidence-based handbook for social and public health - Colette Browning, Shane A. Thomas 2005

      Book Recommended reading Chapter 2

  2. Module introduction 8 items
    1. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Developing the midwife's role in public health - Byrom, Sheena 2011

        Article Essential reading Digitisation of the article has been requested. In the meantime, this article is available in print from the library. Please search for Practising Midwife in CityLibrary Search (www.city.ac.uk/library) - Journal: Check Availability - On the next screen... Request print volume from the library store - Enter the name of the journal, the year, volume and issue (part) as well as the pages for the article. You will be able read the article in the library and photocopy if you desire.

    2. Further reading to help you understand the theoretical perspective underpinning this module

    3. The sociology of health promotion: critical analyses of consumption, lifestyle, and risk - Robin Bunton, Sarah Nettleton, Roger Burrows, Health Policy Reference Center 1995 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading Please read chapter 4

    4. Understanding the sociology of health - Barry, Anne-Marie, Yuill, Chris 2012

      Book Recommended reading Please read Section 1 from page 3

    5. Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice - Karen Glanz, Barbara K. Rimer, K. Viswanath, Ebook Central 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    6. The politics of maternity - Rosemary Mander, Jo Murphy-Lawless, Taylor & Francis 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    7. Parenting culture studies - Ellie Lee 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  3. Social determinants of health and inverse care law 14 items
    1. Preparation reading 1 item
      1. An introduction to the sociology of health and illness - Kevin White 2017

        Book Essential reading this book is available both in hard and e-copy. It is a key text book. Please read chapter 5 for this session

    2. Essential reading 4 items
      1. English deprivation score

        Document Essential reading

      2. Sociology and health care: an introduction for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals - Michael Sheaff, MyiLibrary 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential reading Please read Section II chapters 6,7 & 10 This book is available as an e-book

      3. Sociology for midwives 2015

        Book Essential reading Chapter 10 - Marginality and social exclusion: jeopardising health and life chances Jo Murphy- Lawless and Nadine Pilley Edwards. this chapter is available electronically if you google the chapter title.

      4. The inverse care law in antenatal midwifery care - Mavis Kirkham 27/09/2013

        Article Essential reading

    3. Midwifery and public health: future directions, new opportunities - Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh, Cindy Carlson 2005

      Book Essential reading Please read chapter 4

    4. Pregnancy outcome of migrant women and integration policy: A systematic review of the international literature - Paola Bollinia, , , Sandro Pampallonaa, , Philippe Wannerb, , Bruce Kupelnicka, February 2009

      Article Recommended reading

    5. The inverse care law today - Prof Graham Watt, FmedScia, 20 July 2002

      Article Essential reading

    6. Marmot Review report - 'Fair Society, Healthy Lives - Health | Local Government Association - Local Government Association Digital Communications team

      Document 

    7. The spirit level: why equality is better for everyone - Richard G. Wilkinson, Kate Pickett, Richard G. Wilkinson 2010

      Book 

  4. Health promotion models and public health in maternity care 15 items
    This list provides you with a range of introductory reading on public health. Please make sure that you complete the essential reading to support your learning in the lecture. Please note that this is not exhaustive and that students are strongly encouraged to practice their literature searching skills to research around each of the topics introduced in this module.
    1. Preparation reading 2 items
      1. Midwifery and public health: future directions, new opportunities - Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh, Cindy Carlson 2005

        Book  Preparation reading: Chapter 4

    2. Essential reading 5 items
      1. Predicting and Changing Health Behaviour: Research and Practice with Social - Mark Conner, Paul Norman 2015

        Book Essential reading Available as an e-book. Apologies guys, all of this book is helpful reading. Don't panic though, each chapter describes one psychological approach to health behaviour. You can pick and choose which one to read. The important point is that there are several different approaches that can be taken to public health and behaviour change.

      2. Public health for the 21st century: new perspectives on policy, participation and practice - Orme, Judy 2007

        Book Essential reading Please read chapter 1 available as an e-book

      3. Health promotion for nurses: theory and practice - Piper, Stewart, Myilibrary 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Chapter 3 General health education and health promotion framework review Available as an e-book

    3. Public health and society - Costello, John, Haggart, Monica 2002

      Book Essential reading Please read chapter 1 Available as an e-book

    4. Further reading on public health

    5. The essential guide to public health and health promotion - Susan R. Thompson, Dawsonera 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential reading Thompson, S. R. (2014). Chapter 1. What is Health. Essential further reading

    6. Public Health - Nursing and midwifery contribution to public health

      Document Essential reading Essential further reading

    7. Ecological public health: reshaping the conditions for good health - Rayner, Geof, Lang, Tim, MyiLibrary 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended reading This book also offers another dimension to thinking about public health and would certainly deepen your understanding.

    8. Living Well for Longer.pdf

      Document Recommended reading This document provides insight into D of H public health priorities and how they should be tackled.

  5. Critical theory applied to public health 9 items
    1. Preparation reading 2 items
      1. Medicine as culture: illness, disease and the body - Deborah Lupton 2012

        Book Essential reading Read chapter 1 & 6

      2. Essential midwifery practice: intrapartum care - Walsh, Denis, Downe, Soo 2010

        Book Essential reading Read: Stewart, M. (2010) Feminism and intrapartum care

    2. Essential Reading for the session 3 items
      1. Sociology and health: an introduction - Peter Morrall, Peter Morrall 2009

        Book  Chapters 1 and 5

    3. Further reading 4 items
      1. Understanding the sociology of health - Anne-Marie Barry, Chris Yuill 2012

        Book Essential reading Chapter 1

  6. The family a public health problem 13 items
    1. Preparation reading 11 items
      1. Feminism as a theoretical perspective for research in midwifery - Onje Yuill 16/08/2013

        Article Essential reading You will be reading this paper in class.

      2. Haralambos & Holborn sociology: themes and perspectives - Michael Haralambos, Martin Holborn, Steve Chapman, Stephen Moore 2013

        Book  Preperation reading - chapter 1 & 5

      3. The woman in the body: a cultural analysis of reproduction - Emily Martin, Academic Search Complete c1992 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      4. Leaky bodies and boundaries: feminism, postmodernism and (bio)ethics - Margrit Shildrick, MyiLibrary 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Chapter 1

      5. Women confined: towards a sociology of childbirth - Oakley, Ann 1980

        Book 

      6. The second shift - Hochschild, Arlie Russell, Machung, Anne 1990

        Book 

      7. The woman in the body: a cultural analysis of reproduction - Emily Martin, Academic Search Complete c1992 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      8. The mommy myth: the idealization of motherhood and how it has undermined all women - Susan J. Douglas, Meredith W. Michaels 2005

        Book 

    2. Essential reading 2 items
      1. Feminism and the biological body - Birke, Lynda I. A. 2000

        Book 

    3. Further reading 0 items
  7. Recommended reading for towards a critique of public health 19 items
    1. Preparation reading 2 items
      All student are extent to complete the preparation reading prior to the session.
      1. The imperative of health: public health and the regulated body - Deborah Lupton 1995

        Book Essential reading Essential reading - chapter 1. this book is available in both hard and digital copies

      2. THE RISE OF SURVEILLANCE MEDICINE - ARMSTRONG, D 01/06/1995

        Article Essential reading

    2. Essential reading 4 items
      1. The medicalization of body size and women's healthcare. - S Wray 2008

        Article Essential reading Essential reading

      2. Key concepts in medical sociology 2013

        Book Recommended reading Chapter Nettleton, S. Surveillance and health promotion

      3. Foucault, health and medicine - Ebook Central 1997

        Book Essential reading Chapter 1 This is a great book providing a detailed overview of how Foucauldian theory can be applied to critique public health and health promotion. Chapter one - the introduction gives you a good starting point but if you want to use this approach for your essay I suggest reading other chapters to deepen your understanding.

    3. Further reading 13 items
      1. The sociology of health promotion: critical analyses of consumption, lifestyle, and risk - Robin Bunton, Sarah Nettleton, Roger Burrows, Health Policy Reference Center 1995 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. Key concepts in public health - Frances Wilson, Mzwandile Mabhala 2009

        Book Essential reading Please read chapter 6. This book can be accessed in hard copy and virtually.

      3. Health promotion: planning and strategies - Jackie Green, Keith Tones 2010

        Book Essential reading Suggested reading chapter 1

      4. Health promotion and health education in nursing: a framework for practice - Dean Whitehead, Fiona Irvine c2010

        Book Essential reading Chapters 1 & 2

      5. The sociology of health and illness - Nettleton, Sarah 2006

        Book  Chapter 9

      6. Midwifery and public health: future directions, new opportunities - Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh, Cindy Carlson 2005

        Book Recommended reading Further reading

      7. Sociology as applied to medicine - Scambler, Graham c2008

        Book Recommended reading Chapter 17

      8. Message in a bottle: the making of fetal alcohol syndrome - Janet Lynne Golden 2006

        Book  Essential reading for anyone interested in focusing on alcohol as a public health issue.

      9. Theory in a nutshell: a practical guide to health promotion theories - Don Nutbeam, Elizabeth Harris, Marilyn Wise c2010

        Book Recommended reading

      10. Breast-Feeding Advocacy, Risk Society and Health Moralism: A Decade’s Scholarship - Lee Ellie 2011/12/02

        Article Recommended reading This is essential reading for anyone interested in a critique of breast feeding as a public health problem.

  8. Obesity and behavioural change 12 items
    1. Obesity: a ticking time bomb for reproductive health - Tahir Mahmood, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, Elsevier Freedom Collection EBA. c2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential reading

    2. Risks associated with obesity in pregnancy, for the mother and baby: a systematic review of reviews - Marchi J., Berg M., Dencker A., Olander E. K., Begley C. 2015/05/28

      Article Essential reading

    3. Transition to motherhood: psychological aspects of pregnancy and body image 5 items
      This material supports the obesity reading and offers a range of further reading suggestions
  9. Rceommended reading for Diversity and difference 14 items
    1. Does continuity of carer matter to women from minority ethnic groups? - Christine McCourt, BA, PhDa, f1 (Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research), Alison Pearce, Bscb (Research Assistant) June 2000

      Article 

    2. Pregnancy outcome of migrant women and integration policy: A systematic review of the international literature - Paola Bollinia, , , Sandro Pampallonaa, , Philippe Wannerb, , Bruce Kupelnicka, February 2009

      Article 

  10. Preparatory and recommended Reading for Introduction to psychology and maternal health 6 items
    1. Atkinson and Hilgard's introduction to psychology - Hilgard, Ernest R., Atkinson, Rita L. 2003

      Book Essential reading Read chapter 1 in preparation for this session

    2. Public health and perinatal mental health 3 items
      1. Perinatal mental health: a clinical guide - Colin R. Martin, MyiLibrary 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  11. Reading for Female Genital Cutting 18 items
    1. Preparation reading 2 items
    2. Essential reading 4 items
      1. Female circumcision in Africa: culture, controversy, and change, by Bettina Shell-Duncan: controversy, and change - Bettina Shell-Duncan 2001

        Book Recommended reading F Ahmadu (2000) Rites and wrongs: An insider/outsider reflects on power and excision in Female 'circumcision' in africa: culture, controversy and change. Edited Bettina Shell-Duncan & Ylva Hernlund But the whole book is interesting!

      2. Female genital mutilation - Comfort Momoh 2005

        Book Essential reading Introduction

    3. Further reading 12 items
      1. gtg-53-fgm.pdf

        Document Essential reading

      2. Gender violence: a cultural perspective - Sally Engle Merry 2009

        Book Essential reading

      3. The female circumcision controversy: an anthropological perspective - Ellen Gruenbaum, MyiLibrary c2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      4. Female genital mutilation - Comfort Momoh 2005

        Book Recommended reading

  12. Recommended reading for safeguarding 10 items
    1. Preparation reading 1 item
      1. Good practice in safeguarding children: working effectively in child protection - Liz Hughes, Hilary Owen, MyiLibrary 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential reading Chapter 1 this is available as an ebook

    2. Essential Reading 5 items
      1. Safeguarding children and young people: a guide for nurses and midwives - Catherine Powell 2007

        Book Essential reading This book offers a good overview so have a look at all the chapters. Chapter 1 has been digitised for you.

    3. Safeguarding children in primary health care - Julie Taylor, Markus Themessl-Huber 2009

      Book 

  13. Risk and public health 18 items
    1. Preparation reading 2 items
      1. Normal childbirth: evidence and debate - Downe, Soo 2008

        Book Essential reading Read: Walsh, D. El-Nemer, M. & Downe, S. (2008) Rethinking risk and safety in maternity care

      2. Risk and choice in maternity care: an international perspective - Symon, Andrew 2006

        Book Essential reading Walsh, D. (2006) Risk and mormality in maternity care

    2. Essential Reading 6 items
      1. Childbirth Within the Risk Society - Scamell Mandie 2014/07/27

        Article Essential reading

      2. Risk, theory, social and medical models: A critical analysis of the concept of risk in maternity care - Helen MacKenzie Bryers, RN, RM, BA, MM, PhDa, b, , (Head of Midwifery, Honorary Research Fellow), Edwin van Teijlingen, MA, MEd, PhDc, (Professor of Maternity and Perinatal Health) October 2010

        Article 

      3. Medicine, health and risk: sociological approaches - CityLibrary Search | City University London

        Webpage Recommended reading Read chapter - The medical model of the body as a site of risk: a case study of childbirth. By Karen Lane. This chapter introduces you to the social theory that underpins all of the ideas I presented to you today in the risk lecture.

    3. Further reading 10 items
      1. The new midwifery: science and sensitivity in practice - Page, Lesley, McCandlish, Rona 2006

        Book Essential reading Read : Tracy S. (2006) Risk: theoretical or actual?

      2. Risk, safety and clinical practice: health care through the lens of risk - Bob Heyman, Oxford Scholarship Online Public Health and Epidemiology 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential reading Chapter 1

      3. Risk, health and health care: a qualitative approach - Bob Heyman 1998

        Book Recommended reading

      4. Risk: Let's look at the bigger picture

        Article Recommended reading This paper talks about midwifery in another country but it offers a midwfery perspective on the social theory of risk and risk management

  14. Attachment, loss recommended reading 16 items
    1. Psychology for nurses and the caring professions - Walker, Jan, MyiLibrary 2007

      Book  Essential background reading if you have not done much psychology in the past

    2. Pregnancy after perinatal loss: association of grief, anxiety and attachment - Caroline Gaudet, Nathalène Séjourné, Laure Camborieux, Rachel Rogers 08/2010

      Article 

    3. Loss and bereavement in childbearing - Mander, Rosemary 2006

      Book 

    4. Why love matters: how affection shapes a baby's brain - Gerhardt, Sue 2004

      Book 

    5. Why love matters: how affection shapes a baby's brain - Sue Gerhardt 2004

      Book 

    6. Loss and bereavement in childbearing - Rosemary Mander 2006

      Book 

    7. On the death of a child - Celia Hindmarch c2000

      Book 

  15. Important reports, policy, legislation and data sites 10 items
    1. nhs-maternity statistics 2011-12

      Document Recommended reading

    2. ONS Social Trends report

      Document Essential reading

  16. Equity and diversity in midwifery: meeting needs related to health beliefs and cultural diversity 6 items
    1. Marginalised mothers: exploring working-class experiences of parenting - Val Gillies 2007

      Book 

    2. Sociology of health and health care - Field, David, Taylor, Steve 2007

      Book  Read chapter 4

    3. An introduction to the sociology of health and illness - White, Kevin 2002

      Book Essential reading Read chapter 9

  17. Further reading for the module 18 items
    1. Understanding contemporary society: theories of the present - Browning, Gary K., Halcli, Abigail, Webster, Frank, MyiLibrary 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    2. Transcultural nursing: assessment & intervention - Giger, Joyce Newman, Davidhizar, Ruth Elaine c2008

      Book 

    3. The social meaning of midwifery - Hunt, Sheila C., Symonds, Anthea 1995

      Book 

    4. Birth counts: statistics of pregnancy and childbirth - Macfarlane, Alison, Mugford, Miranda, Great Britain 2000

      Book 

    5. Supportive care and midwifery - Mander, Rosemary 2001

      Book 

    6. The social context of birth 2017

      Book 

    7. DH Maternity Matters

      Document Essential reading

  18. Background reading for the module - getting to know what social science is 4 items
    All of this reading will help you with the theoretical element and critique element of your assignment
    1. Understanding the sociology of health - Barry, Anne-Marie, Yuill, Chris 2012

      Book Essential reading Please read chapter 1 the introduction for the introduction session for this module.

    2. Key concepts in medical sociology - Gabe, Jonathan, Bury, Michael, Elston, Mary Ann, Credo General Reference c2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential reading Please read the introduction chapter for the introduction session.

  19. Suggested reading for poster presentation 6 items
  20. Digitised Extracts 1 item
  21. Archived reading suggestions 30 items
    1. Handbook of the psychology of women and gender - Unger, Rhoda Kesler c2001

      Book 

    2. Just health: inequality in illness, care, and prevention - Charles Waddell, Alan R. Petersen 1994

      Book 

    3. The Ann Oakley reader: gender, women and social science - Oakley, Ann 2005

      Book 

    4. Women confined: towards a sociology of childbirth - Oakley, Ann 1980

      Book 

    5. Women, health and reproduction - Roberts, Helen 1981

      Book 

    6. Essential midwifery practice: intrapartum care - Walsh, Denis, Downe, Soo 2010

      Book 

    7. Foucault, health and medicine - Petersen, Alan R., Bunton, Robin 1997

      Book 

    8. Outline of sociology as applied to medicine - Armstrong, David 2003

      Book 

    9. Message in a bottle: the making of fetal alcohol syndrome - Golden, Janet Lynne 2006

      Book 

    10. Psychology for midwives: pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium - Raynor, Maureen D., England, Carole 2010

      Book 

    11. Atkinson and Hilgard's introduction to psychology - Hilgard, Ernest R., Atkinson, Rita L. 2003

      Book 

  22. Child protection: a guide for midwives - Jenny Fraser, Mary Nolan c2004

    Book Essential reading Essential reading

  23. Midwifery and public health: future directions, new opportunities - Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh, Cindy Carlson 2005

    Book Essential reading

  24. Social constructionism and the development of medical sociology - Bury M. R. 2008/06/28

    Article Recommended reading This is a beautifully written paper explaining how the sociology of medicine developed. It is an old paper but Bury continues to be a key theorist in the critique of health care.

  25. Health promotion and health education in nursing: a framework for practice - Dean Whitehead, Fiona Irvine c2010

    Book Essential reading Please read chapter 1 in preparation for this session

  26. Key concepts in public health - Frances Wilson, Mzwandile Mabhala 2009

    Book 

  27. Female genital mutilation - Comfort Momoh 2005

    Book 

  28. Gender violence: a cultural perspective - Sally Engle Merry 2009

    Book 

  29. Myles textbook for midwives - Margaret F. Myles 2014

    Book Essential reading Please read chapter 34

  30. Ethical analysis in public health 2002

    Article  Further reading - great overview of ethics and public health

  31. Theory for midwifery practice - Rosamund Bryar, M. Sinclair c2011

    Book  Please read chapter 2. Personally I prefer the first edition of this book and so does Ross!

  32. Does continuity of carer matter to women from minority ethnic groups? - Christine McCourt, BA, PhDa, f1 (Senior Lecturer in Health Services Research), Alison Pearce, Bscb (Research Assistant) June 2000

    Article 

  33. Perinatal mental health: a clinical guide - Colin R. Martin, MyiLibrary 2012 (electronic resource)

    Book 

  34. Safeguarding and child protection for nurses, midwives and health visitors: a practical guide - Catherine Powell 2011

    Book 

  35. Safeguarding children in primary health care - Julie Taylor, Markus Themessl-Huber 2009

    Book 

  36. Good practice in safeguarding children: working effectively in child protection - Liz Hughes, Hilary Owen 2009

    Book 

  37. Risks associated with obesity in pregnancy, for the mother and baby: a systematic review of reviews - Marchi J., Berg M., Dencker A., Olander E. K., Begley C. 2015/05/28

    Article Essential reading

  38. Obesity: a ticking time bomb for reproductive health - Tahir Mahmood, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, Elsevier Freedom Collection EBA. c2013 (electronic resource)

    Book Essential reading Richens, Y., Smith, D. M., & Lavender, T. (2013). The role of the midwife during pregnancy, labour and post partum. In T. Mahmood & S. Arulkumaran (Eds.), Obesity: A ticking time bomb for reproductive health (pp. 343-356). London: Elsevier.

  39. The importance of economic, social and cultural capital in understanding health inequalities: using a Bourdieu-based approach in research on physical and mental health perceptions - Pinxten Wouter, Lievens John 2014/07/10

    Article Recommended reading Cultural Capital is a useful social theory for understanding inequities in health. This paper is not easy reading!

  40. Good practice in safeguarding children: working effectively in child protection - Liz Hughes, Hilary Owen, MyiLibrary 2009 (electronic resource)

    Book Essential reading Chapter 1

  41. Safeguarding children and young people: a guide for nurses and midwives - Catherine Powell 2007

    Book 

  42. Midwifery and public health: future directions, new opportunities - Pádraig Ó Lúanaigh, Cindy Carlson 2005

    Book 

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