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Engendering international health : the challenge of equity

Author: Gita Sen; Asha George; Piroska Östlin
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2002.
Series: Basic bioethics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Research on gender inequity in international health in both low- and high-income countries.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gita Sen; Asha George; Piroska Östlin
ISBN: 0262692732 9780262692731 0262194694 9780262194693
OCLC Number: 48469226
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xii, 453 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Engendering health equity: a review of research and policy / Gita Sen, Asha George, and Piroska Östlin --
Communicable diseases: outstanding commitments to gender and poverty / Pamela Hartigan, Janet Price, and Rachel Tolhurst --
Examining work and its effects on health / Piroska Östlin --
Reproductive health: conceptual mapping and evidence / Jane Cottingham and Cynthia Myntti --
Violence against women: consolidating a public health agenda / Claudia García-Moreno --
Mental health: gender bias, social position, and depression / Jill Astbury --
Reorienting public health: exploring differentials in hip fracture / Rachel Snow --
Health and environment: moving beyond conventional paradigms / Jacqueline Sims and Maureen Butter --
Social discrimination and health: gender, race, and class in the United States / Nancy Breen --
Policy environments: macroeconomics, programming, and participation / Maggie Bangser --
Class, gender, and health equity: lessons from liberalizing India / Gita Sen, Aditi Iyer, and Asha George --
Measuring up: gender, burden of disease, and priority setting / Kara Hanson --
Frameworks for understanding health sector reform / Hilary Standing.
Series Title: Basic bioethics.
Responsibility: edited by Gita Sen, Asha George, and Piroska Ostlin.

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