Understanding Health Inequalities (Paperback)Hilary Graham (author)
Nancy Krieger, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Understanding Health Inequalities second edition provides an accessible and engaging exploration of why the opportunity to live a long and healthy life remains profoundly unequal.
Hilary Graham and her contributors outline the enduring link between people's socioeconomic circumstances and their health and tackle questions at the forefront of research and policy on health inequalities. These include:How health is influenced by circumstances across people's lives and by the areas in which they live How health is simultaneously shaped by inequalities of gender, ethnicity and socioeconomic position How policies can impact on health inequalitiesAll the chapters have been specially written for the new edition by internationally-recognised researchers in social and health inequalities. The book provides an authoritative guide to these fields as well as presenting new research.
Karl Atkin, Mel Bartley, G. David Batty, David Blane, Bo Burstroem, Danny Dorling, Anne Ellaway, Hilary Graham, Barbara Hanratty, Kate Hunt, Saffron Karlsen, Catherine Law, Sally Macintyre, James Nazroo, Naomi Rudoe, Bethan Thomas, Rachel Thomson, Margaret Whitehead
Publisher: Open University Press
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 232 x 154 x 15 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
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