Integrating Science and Politics for Public Health

They offer important insights into the challenges and opportunities of integrating these disciplines to the benefit of both.” – Ilona Kickbusch, Professor and Founder of the Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland This open access book bridges t...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Fafard, Patrick (Editor), Cassola, Adèle (Editor), de Leeuw, Evelyne (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
Series:Palgrave Studies in Public Health Policy Research
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Conceptual Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Public health political science: The view from public health Anita Kothari
  • Chapter 2. Public health political science: The view from political science Scott Greer
  • Chapter 3. Political science for, of, and with public health Patrick Fafard, Isaac Weldon and Adèle Cassola
  • Part II. Democratising Evidence and Institutionalizing Expertise
  • Chapter 4. Mechanisms to bridge the gap between science and politics in evidence-informed policymaking Adèle Cassola, Patrick Fafard and Steven J. Hoffman
  • Chapter 5. How policy appetites shape, and are shaped by evidence production and use Kathryn Oliver
  • Chapter 6. Democratizing efforts to 'bridge' public health research and policy Kat Smith
  • Part III. Reconciling Evidence and Politics in National and Local Policymaking
  • Chapter 7. How corporate actors shape and mobilise evidence for policy: The case of e-cigarettes policy in the UK Benjamin R. Hawkins & Kathryn Oliver
  • Chapter 8. The politics of pandemics Katherine Fierlbeck, Kevin McNamara, and Maureen MacDonald
  • Chapter 9. Council collects the evidence garbage and deposits it into policy landfill Evelyne de Leeuw
  • Chapter 10. Sidestepping the stalemate: The strategies of public health actors for circulating evidence into the policy process Carole Clavier, France Gagnon and Blake Poland
  • Chapter 11. The politics of evidence-based ‘Health in All Policies’ Paul Cairney, Emily St Denny and Heather Mitchell
  • Chapter 12. Developing a policy framework to reduce social inequities in health: (Moving beyond HiAP) Ditte Heering Holt & Katherine Frohlich
  • Conclusion. Integrating science and politics for public health Patrick Fafard, Evelyne de Leeuw and Adèle Cassola