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Social injustice and public health

Author: Barry S Levy; Victor W Sidel
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry S Levy; Victor W Sidel
ISBN: 0195171853 9780195171853 9780195384062 0195384067
OCLC Number: 779919145
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2006.
Description: xxii, 529 pages : illustrations
Contents: Part I: Introduction ; 1. The Nature of Social Injustice and Its Impact on Public Health, Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel ; Part II: How the Health of Specific Population Groups is Affected by Social Injustice ; 2. The Socioeconmically Disadvantaged, Michael Marmot and Ruth Bell ; 3. Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Carol Easley Allen and Cheryl E. Easley ; 4. Women, Stacey J. Rees and Wendy Chavkin ; 5. Children, Sara Rosenbaum and Chung-Hi H. Yoder ; 6. Older People, Caroll L. Estes and Stven P. Wallace ; 7. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender/Transsexual Individuals, Emilia Lombardi and Talia Bettcher ; 8. People with Disabilities, Nora Ellen Groce ; 9. Incarcerated People, Ernest M. Drucker ; 10. Homeless People, Lillian Gelberg and Lisa Arangua ; 11. Forced Migrants: Refugess and Internally Displaced Persons, Michael Toole ; Part III: How Social Injustice Affects Health ; 12. Medical Care, H. Jack Geiger ; 13. Infectious Diseases, Joia S. Mukherjee and Paul E. Farmer ; 14. Nutrition, J. Larry Brown ; 15. Chronic Diseases, Derek Yach ; 16. Mental Health, Carles Muntaner and Jeanne Geiger-Brown ; 17. Assaultive Violence and War, James A. Mercy ; 18. Environmental Health, Colin D. Butler and Anthony J. McMichael ; 19. Occupational Safety and Health, Andrea Kidd Taylor and Linda Rae Murray ; 20. Oral Health, Myron Allukian, Jr. and Alice M. Horowitz ; 21. International Health, Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel ; Part IV: What Needs to Be Done ; 22. Addressing Social in a Human Rights Context, Sofia Gruskin and Paula Braveman ; 23. Promoting Social Injustice Through Public Health Policie, Programs, and Services, Alonzo Plough ; 24. Strengthening Communities and the Roles of Individuals in Community Life, Robert E. Aronson, Kay Lovelace, John W. Hatch, and Tony L. Whitehead ; 25. Promoting Social Justice Through Education in Public Health, Robert S. Lawrence ; 26. Researching Critical Questions on Social Justice and Public Health: An Ecosocial Perspective, Nancy Krieger ; 27. Protecting Human Rights Through International and National Law, Peter Weiss and Henry A. Freedman ; 28. Promoting Equitable and Sustainable Human Development, Richard Jolly ; Epilogue
Responsibility: edited by Barry L. Levy, Victor W. Sidel.

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...a useful contribution to a critical field of public health. International Journal of Epidemiology ...an invaluable primer on how inequity breeds ill health...It should be widely read by Read more...

 
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