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Public Health and Social Justice

Author: Martin Donohoe
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Sons, ©2013.
Series: A Jossey-Bass Reader
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Praise for Public Health and Social Justice ""This compilation unifies ostensibly distant corners of our broad discipline under the common pursuit of health as an achievable, non-negotiable human right. It goes beyond analysis to impassioned suggestions for moving closer to the vision of health equity.""?Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, Kolokotrones University Professor and chair, Department of Global Health and Social  Read more...
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Public health and social justice.
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Sons, ©2013
(DLC) 2012031837
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Donohoe
ISBN: 9781118223093 1118223098 1283700298 9781283700290 111808814X 9781118088142
OCLC Number: 820843878
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 626 pages).
Contents: PART ONE: Human Rights, Social Justice, Economics, Poverty, and Health Care --
--
Universal Declaration of Human Rights --
Public Health as Social Justice / Dan E. Beauchamp --
What We Mean by Social Determinants of Health / Vicente Navarro --
The Magic Mountain : Trickle-Down Economics in a Philippine Garbage Dump / Matthew Power --
Family Medicine Should Encourage the Development of Luxury Practices : Negative Position / Martin Donohoe --
--
PART TWO: Special Populations --
--
Homelessness in the United States : History, Epidemiology, Health Issues, Women, and Public Policy / Martin Donohoe --
Historical and Contemporary Factors Contributing to the Plight of Migrant Farmworkers in the United States / Safina Koreishi, Martin Donohoe --
The Persistence of American Indian Health Disparities / David S. Jones --
Prejudice and the Medical Profession : A Five-Year Update / Peter A. Clark --
Sexual and Gender Minority Health : What We Know and What Needs to Be Done / Kenneth H. Mayer, Judith B. Bradford, Harvey J. Makadon, Ron Stall, Hilary Goldhammer, Stewart Landers --
Mental Disorders, Health Inequalities, and Ethics : A Global Perspective / Emmanuel M. Ngui, Lincoln Khasakhala, David Nndetei, Laura Weiss Roberts --
Incarceration Nation : Health and Welfare in the Prison System in the United States / Martin Donohoe --
--
PART THREE: Women's Health --
--
Individual and Societal Forms of Violence Against Women in the United States and the Developing World : An Overview / Martin Donohoe --
Obstacles to Abortion in the United States / Martin Donohoe --
The Way It Was / Eleanor Cooney --
--
PART FOUR: Obesity, Tobacco, and Suicide by Firearms : The Modern Epidemics --
--
Weighty Matters : Public Health Aspects of the Obesity Epidemic / Martin Donohoe --
Cigarettes : The Other Weapons of Mass Destruction / Martin Donohoe --
Guns and Suicide in the United States / Matthew Miller, David Hemenway --
--
PART FIVE: Food : Safety, Security, and Disease --
--
Factory Farms as Primary Polluter / Martin Donohoe --
Genetically Modified Foods : Health and Environmental Risks and the Corporate Agribusiness Agenda / Martin Donohoe --
Opposition to the Use of Hormone Growth Promoters in Beef and Dairy Cattle Production (American Public Health Association Policy Statement, Adopted 2009) / Elanor Starmer, David Wallinga, Rick North, Martin Donohoe --
--
PART SIX: Environmental Health --
--
Roles and Responsibilities of Health Care Professionals in Combatting Environmental Degradation and Social Injustice : Education and Activism / Martin Donohoe --
Global Warming : A Public Health Crisis Demanding Immediate Action / Martin Donohoe --
Flowers, Diamonds, and Gold : The Destructive Public Health, Human Rights, and Environmental Consequences of Symbols of Love / Martin Donohoe --
Is a Modest Health Care System Possible? / Andrew Jameton --
--
PART SEVEN: War and Violence --
--
The Health Consequences of the Diversion of Resources to War and Preparation for War / Victor W. Sidel, Barry S. Levy --
A Brief Summary of the Medical Impacts of Hiroshima / Robert Vergun, Martin Donohoe, Catherine Thomasson, Pamela Vergun --
Medical Science Under Dictatorship / Leo Alexander --
War, Rape, and Genocide : Never Again? / Martin Donohoe --
--
PART EIGHT: Corporations and Public Health --
--
Combatting Corporate Control : Protecting Education, Media, Legislation, and Health Care / Martin Donohoe --
The Pharmaceutical Industry : Friend or Foe? / Jennifer R. Niebyl --
Unnecessary Testing in Obstetrics, Gynecology, and General Medicine : Causes and Consequences of the Unwarranted Use of Costly and Unscientific (yet Profitable) Screening Modalities / Martin Donohoe --
Urine Trouble : Practical, Legal, and Ethical Issues Surrounding Mandated Drug Testing of Physicians / Martin Donohoe --
--
PART NINE: Achieving Social Justice in Health Care Through Education and Activism --
--
Promoting Public Understanding of Population Health / Stephen Bezruchka --
Some Ideas for a Common Agenda / Peter Montague, Carolyn Raffensperger --
Taking On Corporate Power, and Winning / Robert Weissman --
US Health Care : Single-Payer or Market Reform / David U. Himmelstein, Steffie Woolhandler --
US Health Professionals Oppose War / Walter J. Lear --
The Residencey Program in Social Medicine of Montefiore Medical Center : 37 Years of Misssion-Driven, Interdisciplinary Training in Primary Care, Population Health, and Social Medicine / A.H. Strelnick, Debbie Swiderski, Alice Fornari, Victoria Gorski, Eliana Korin, Philip Ozuah, Janet M. Townsend, Peter A. Selwyn --
Stories and Society : Using Literature to Teach Medical Students About Public Health and Social Justice / Martin Donohoe.
Series Title: A Jossey-Bass Reader
Responsibility: Martin Donohoe, editor.

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The author explores the role of social and economic injustices as root causes of the uneven distribution of disease across population groups according to class, race and gender.  Read more...

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