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Locating health : sociological and historical explorations

Author: Stephen Platt; British Sociological Association. Conference
Publisher: Aldershot ; Brookfield, Vt. : Avebury, ©1993.
Series: Explorations in sociology, no. 44.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of papers, presented at the 1991 British Sociological Association Conference on Health and Society, adds to the "health inequalities" debate by going beyond the traditional locations,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Platt; British Sociological Association. Conference
ISBN: 9781856283670 1856283674
OCLC Number: 29385132
Notes: "Originally presented as papers at the 1991 British Sociological Association Conference"--Page 4 of cover.
Companion v. to: Private risks and public dangers.
Description: xxi, 253 pages : illustrations.
Contents: List of figures. List of tables. About the editors. Notes on contributors. Acknowledgements. Foreword. Uta Gerhardt Introduction Stephen Platt and Hilary Thomas. The impact of income inequality on life expectancy Richard Wilkinson. The gendered resource triangle: Health and resources in later life Sara Arber and Jay Ginn. Gender differences in longevity and health in Eastern and Western Europe Sally Macintyre. Feminism and the health consequences of women's work in late nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain Barbara Harrison. Conditions of formal and domestic labour: Toward an integrated framework for the analysis of gender and social class inequalities in health Jennie Popay and Mel Bartley. Health issues in male early retirement Dallas Cliff. Occupational health in the UK gas industry: A study of employer, medical and worker knowledge and action on occupational health in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century Andrew Watterson. How do places shape health? Rethinking locality and lifestyle in North-East England Peter Phillimore. The health costs of Britain's industrialization: A perspective from the Celtic periphery Rory Williams. 'Keeping up with the Joneses?' Private health insurance as a consumption good? Michael Calnan, Sarah Cant and Jonathan Gabe. Health and ignorance: Past and present David Smith and Malcolm Nicolson. Index.
Series Title: Explorations in sociology, no. 44.
Other Titles: Private risks and public dangers.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Platt [and others].

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