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Rethinking social epidemiology : towards a science of change

Author: Patricia O'Campo; James R Dunn
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer Science+Business Media B.V., ©2012.
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To date, much of the empirical work in social epidemiology has demonstrated the existence of health inequalities along a number of axes of social differentiation. However, this research, in isolation, will not inform effective solutions to health inequalities. Rethinking Social Epidemiology provides an expanded vision of social epidemiology as a science of change, one that seeks to better address key questions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rethinking social epidemiology.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2012
(DLC) 2011939065
(OCoLC)740624880
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia O'Campo; James R Dunn
ISBN: 9789400721388 9400721382
OCLC Number: 757941521
Description: 1 online resource (x, 348 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Explanations, philosophy and theory in health inequalities research: towards a critical realist approach --
Values and social epidemiologic research --
Population-based data and community empowerment --
Differences that matter --
Context --
Place-based stress and chronic disease: a systems view of environmental determinants --
How goes the neighbourhood? Rethinking neighbourhoods and health research in social epidemiology --
Application of two schools of social theory to neighbourhood, place and health research --
Locating politics in social epidemiology --
Research tools in action --
Structural violence and structural vulnerability within the risk environment: theoretical and methodological perspectives for a social epidemiology of HIV risk among injection drug users and sex workers --
Realist review methods for complex health problems --
Addressing health equalities in social epidemiology: learning from evaluation(s) --
Making a difference --
Knowledge translation and social epidemiology: taking power, politics and values seriously --
Community-academic partnerships and social change --
Producing more relevant evidence: applying a social epidemiology research agenda to public health practice.
Responsibility: Patricia O'Campo, James R. Dunn, editors.

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