Blake D Poland
Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Energy solutions, neo-liberalism, and social diversity in Toronto, CanadaCheryl Teelucksingh
Sociology Department, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2K3, Canada
Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:185-202. 2011....
- Interactions between smokers and non-smokers in public places: a qualitative studyB D Poland
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario
Can J Public Health 90:330-3. 1999..The perceived consequences of such actions, as described by both smokers and non-smokers, are discussed, together with implications for tobacco control policy and practice...
- Settings for health promotion: an analytic framework to guide intervention design and implementationBlake Poland
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Centre for Urban Health Initiatives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Health Promot Pract 10:505-16. 2009..Furthermore, it offers advice on additional considerations that should be taken into account when operationalizing a settings approach in the field...
- The social context of smoking: the next frontier in tobacco control?B Poland
Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada
Tob Control 15:59-63. 2006..A better understanding of the social context of smoking may help to enhance tobacco control research and practice...
- How place matters: unpacking technology and power in health and social careB Poland
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Health Soc Care Community 13:170-80. 2005..Several fruitful avenues for place-sensitive research of health and social care practice (and its effects) are suggested...
- 'Working at the margins' or 'leading from behind'? A Canadian study of hospital-community collaborationBlake Poland
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Health Soc Care Community 13:125-35. 2005..We conclude with a discussion of implications for policy and practice...
- Securing 'supportive environments' for health in the face of ecosystem collapse: meeting the triple threat with a sociology of creative transformationBlake Poland
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Health Promot Int 26:ii202-15. 2011....
- The 'considerate' smoker in public space: the micro-politics and political economy of 'doing the right thing'B D Poland
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Health Place 6:1-14. 2000..In this light, it is suggested that legitimate health concerns raised by tobacco control advocates cannot be divorced from other implicit social agendas which also fuel the drive for the 'purification of public space'...
- Heterogeneity among smokers and non-smokers in attitudes and behaviour regarding smoking and smoking restrictionsB D Poland
Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, and Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tob Control 9:364-71. 2000..To determine if smokers and non-smokers cluster into meaningful, discrete subgroups with distinguishable attitudes and behaviours regarding smoking and smoking restrictions...
- Involving street youth in peer harm reduction education. The challenges of evaluationBlake D Poland
Department of Public Health Sciences, McMurrich Building, 1st Floor, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, M5S 1A8
Can J Public Health 93:344-8. 2002..To describe and discuss the challenges in evaluation of a participatory action research with street-involved youth...
- Working with Toronto neighbourhoods toward developing indicators of community capacitySuzanne F Jackson
Centre for Health Promotion, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, 100 College Street, Suite 207, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L5, Canada
Health Promot Int 18:339-50. 2003..The significance of the indicators of community capacity proposed in the study is that they focus on identifying and measuring the facilitating and constraining socioenvironmental conditions...
- An ethnographic study of meal programs for homeless and under-housed individuals in TorontoNaomi Dachner
Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:846-53. 2009..This work adds to calls for a rethinking of current responses to problems of hunger and food insecurity among individuals living in poverty in Canada...
- Food deprivation is integral to the 'hand to mouth' existence of homeless youths in TorontoValerie Tarasuk
Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Public Health Nutr 12:1437-42. 2009..To describe homeless youths' experiences of food insecurity and examine the relation between chronic food deprivation and food acquisition practices...
- 'Airplanes are flying nursing homes': geographies in the concepts and locales of gerontological nursing practiceGavin J Andrews
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Clin Nurs 14:109-20. 2005..These discussions set the scene for the final paper in this special section focused on the future research agenda for place and older people nursing...
- Family, friend or foe? Critical reflections on the relevance and role of social capital in health promotion and community developmentSarah E L Wakefield
Department of Geography, University of Toronto, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 3G3
Soc Sci Med 60:2819-32. 2005....
- The personal significance of home: habitus and the experience of receiving long-term home careJan Angus
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Canada
Sociol Health Illn 27:161-87. 2005..The material spaces of their homes signified, or prompted, altered or changing social placement...
- How adolescents use technology for health information: implications for health professionals from focus group studiesHarvey Skinner
Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
J Med Internet Res 5:e32. 2003..Yet, they are typically the early adopters of new technology (eg, the Internet). This creates important opportunities for engaging youths via eHealth...
- Quality of internet access: barrier behind internet use statisticsHarvey Skinner
Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, McMurrich Building, Ont, M5S 1A8 Toronto, Canada
Soc Sci Med 57:875-80. 2003..This is imperative for addressing the digital divide affecting populations both within countries and globally between countries...
- Is 'stage of change' related to knowledge of health effects and support for tobacco control?Joanna E Cohen
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto, Canada
Addict Behav 27:49-61. 2002..The stages of change classification was useful for differentiating subgroups of current smokers with regard to knowledge, attitudes, and support for tobacco control measures...
- Support for tobacco control policies: how congruent are the attitudes of legislators and the public?Nicole A de Guia
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Can J Public Health 94:36-40. 2003..To examine the congruence in perceptions and attitudes of legislators and the public regarding tobacco and tobacco control policies...