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Education, social status, and health

Author: John Mirowsky; Catherine E Ross
Publisher: New York : A. de Gruyter, ©2003.
Series: Social institutions and social change.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In examining why it is that people with higher socio-economic status have better health than lower-status individuals, Mirowsky and Ross draw on findings and ideas from many sciences, including  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Mirowsky; Catherine E Ross
ISBN: 0202307069 9780202307060 0202307077 9780202307077
OCLC Number: 51342654
Description: vii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Education as Learned Effectiveness --
2. The Association between Education and Health --
3. Education, Personal Control, Lifestyle, and Health --
4. Education, Socioeconomic Status, and Health --
5. Education, Interpersonal Relationships, and Health --
6. Age and Cumulative Advantage --
7. Specious Views of Education --
8. Conclusion: Self-Direction Toward Health --
9. Data and Measures.
Series Title: Social institutions and social change.
Responsibility: John Mirowsky, Catherine E. Ross.


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