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Social inequality and public health

Social inequality and public health

Salvatore J. Babones (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Public health in the early 21st century increasingly considers how social inequalities impact on individual health, moving away from the focus on how disease relates to the individual person. This ... More

Studying health inequalitiesAn applied approach

Studying health inequalities: An applied approach

Jonathan Wistow, Tim Blackman, David Byrne, and Gerald Wistow

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447305286
eISBN:
9781447312031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305286.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Not many things are as important to the quality of life as healthy and overall life expectancy. So why nearly 70 years after the creation of the NHS do we have wide variations in health outcomes that ... More

Towards the emancipation of patientsPatients' experiences and the patient movement

Towards the emancipation of patients: Patients' experiences and the patient movement

Charlotte Williamson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427458
eISBN:
9781447304043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427458.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Despite a policy focus on involving patients in healthcare and increasing patient autonomy, much covert coercion of patients takes place in everyday healthcare. This book examines how the patient ... More

What works in tackling health inequalities?Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Sheena Asthana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In recent years, tackling health inequalities has become a key policy objective in the UK. However, doubts remain about how best to translate broad policy recommendations into practice. One key area ... More

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