Book Reviews

Below are book reviews written by fellow health promoters around the world.

The list is ordered in alphabetical order by book title.

Blaming the Victim, by William Ryan

Case Studies in Global School Health Promotion: From Research to Practice, Edited by Cheryl Vince Whitman and Carmen E. Aldinger

Communicating About Health: Current Issues and Perspectives, By Athena du Pré

Kwabena: An African Boy’s Journey of Faith, by David Mensah

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions, by Dan Ariely

Promoción de la Salud. Conceptos, reflexiones, tendencias

Stones into Schools. Promoting Peace with Books, not Bombs in Afghanistan and Pakistan, By Greg Mortenson

The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It, by Paul Collier

The Food Wars, by Walden Bello

The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics, by Riane Eisler

The Tibetan Art of Living, by Christopher Hansard

The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good, by William Easterly

Toward the Health City: People, places and the politics of Urban Planning, by Jason Corburn

Two Families: Treaties and Government, by Harold Johnson

Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative, By Edward R. Tufte