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Health and social change in Russia and Eastern Europe

Author: William C Cockerham
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1999.
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William C. Cockerham's study examines the reasons for the decline in health in Russia and the Eastern European nations. He reveals how poor diet and social reasons are to blame rather than biomedical ones.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William C Cockerham
ISBN: 0415920809 9780415920803 0415920817 9780415920810
OCLC Number: 39399169
Description: xii, 284 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. The Social Determinants of the Decline in Longevity 3. A Theoretical View 4. Russia 5. Poland 6. Hungary 7.Romania 8. The Czech Republic and Slovakia 9. Romania 10. Bulgaria 11. East Germany 12. Conclusion
Responsibility: William C. Cockerham.
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Examines the social causes of the decline in life expectancy in Russia and Eastern Europe. Countries discussed include Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and East Germany.  Read more...

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