Adolescent health policy, science, and human rights

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  • Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library publishers collection.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Also available in print version.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English


  • Pt. 1. Introduction -- 1. Background to Health Policy-making / William Boyce -- 2. Principled Policy-making: The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child / Emily Boyce -- 3. Evidence-based Policy-making: Adolescent Health Research / Irving Rootman and William Boyce --
  • Pt. 2. Key Examples of Adolescent Health Research and Policy -- 4. Socio-economic Status and the Health and Well-being of Youths in Canada / Lori J. Curtis -- 5. Health Promotion through School Improvement / Andy Anderson and William Boyce -- 6. Health and Well-being of Aboriginal Youths in Canada / Harriet MacMillan, Cornelia Wieman, Ellen Jamieson, Angus MacMillan and Christine Walsh -- 7. Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Adolescence: Policy Implications of Early Age of Sexual Debut / Roger S. Tonkin, Aileen Murphy and Colleen S. Poon -- 8. Substance Use: Harm Reduction and the Rights of the Canadian Adolescent / Christiane Poulin -- 9. Responding to Bullying and Harassment: An Issue of Rights / Debra Pepler and Wendy Craig -- 10. Injury and Youth: Scope of the Injury Problem and Implications for Policy / Trevor L. Strome and Louis Hugo Francescutti --
  • Pt. 3. Policy Problems, Analysis, and Recommendations -- 11. Improvements to the Policy Process to Increase Use of Evidence: Research Translation Examined / William Boyce -- 12. Improvements to Research to Benefit Policy / William Boyce and Irving Rootman -- 13. Application of the Convention on the Rights of the Child to Adolescent Health Policy / Emily Boyce and William Boyce -- 14. Recommendations for Developing Adolescent Health Policy / William Boyce
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