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Local Authorities and the Social Determinants of Health

Adrian Bonner


As many social inequalities widen, this is a crucial survey of local authorities' evolving role in health, social care, and wellbeing. The book reviews structural changes in provision and procurement, and explores social determinants of health including intergenerational needs and housing. The book begins with an overview of the relationship between health and housing, regional disparities and responses across England, Wales, and Scotland in the provision of health and social care, and local authority commissioning. It considers how the Municipal Corporations Act (1835) led to the establishmen ... More

Keywords: social inequality, health, social care, wellbeing, local authority, housing, intergenerational needs, regional disparities, Centre for Partnering

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447356233
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447356233.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adrian Bonner, editor
University of Stirling

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