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Wight, Daniel – Health Education, 2008
Purpose: This paper seeks to explore the theoretical bases for teacher-delivered and peer-delivered sexual health promotion and education. Design/methodology/approach: The first section briefly outlines the main theories informing sexual health interventions for young people, and the second discusses their implications for modes of delivery.…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Promotion, Sexuality, Health Education
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Sun, Jing; Stewart, Donald – Health Education, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe a study which investigated the relationship between the "health-promoting school" (HPS) approach and social capital and tested the proposition that the implementation of an HPS intervention leads to a significant improvement in HPS features and social capital. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Intervention, Economic Status, School Size, Measures (Individuals)
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de Meyrick, Julian; Yusuf, Farhat – Health Education, 2006
Purpose: Despite widespread anti-smoking campaigns, prevalence and the consequent damage to the community remains high and are therefore of concern to health educators. Several studies have identified a clear socio-economic status gradient in smoking prevalence. One purpose of this paper is to re-examine this gradient to assist in the more…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Economic Status, Smoking, Family (Sociological Unit)