9780198565895

Social Determinants of Health

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    9780198565895

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    0198565895

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/24/2005
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

"This new edition of Social Determinants of Health takes account of the most recent research in the field, and includes additional chapters on ethnicity and health, sexual behaviours, the elderly, housing, and neighbourhoods. It is written by acknowledged experts in each field, using non-technical language to make the book accessible to students and those with no previous expertise in epidemiology. This volume provides the evidence behind the WHO initiatives on the social determinants of health, known as The Solid Facts handbook." "Social Determinants of Health is the most comprehensive, ground-breaking, and authoritative survey of research findings in this field, and is a must for everyone interested in the wellbeing of modern societies. Public health professionals, health promotion specialists, and anyone working in the many fields of public policy will engage with the issues raised in this book."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
ix
Introduction
1(5)
Michael Marmot
Social organization, stress, and health
6(25)
Eric Brunner
Michael Marmot
Early life
31(23)
Michael Wadsworth
Suzie Butterworth
The life course, the social gradient, and health
54(24)
David Blane
Health and labour market disadvantage: unemployment, non-employment, and job insecurity
78(19)
Mel Bartley
Jane Ferrie
Scott M. Montgomery
Health and the psychosocial environment at work
97(34)
Michael Marmot
Johannes Siegrist
Tores Theorell
Transport and health
131(17)
Mark McCarthy
Social support and social cohesion
148(24)
Stephen A. Stansfeld
Food is a political issue
172(24)
Aileen Robertson
Eric Brunner
Aubrey Sheiham
Poverty, social exclusion, and minorities
196(28)
Mary Shaw
Danny Dorling
George Davey Smith
Social patterning of individual health behaviours: the case of cigarette smoking
224(14)
Martin J. Jarvis
Jane Wardle
The social determination of ethnic/racial inequalities in health
238(29)
James Y. Nazroo
David R. Williams
Social determinants of health in older age
267(30)
Anne McMunn
Elizabeth Breeze
Alissa Goodman
James Nazroo
Zoe Oldfield
Neighbourhoods, housing, and health
297(21)
Mai Stafford
Mark McCarthy
Social determinants, sexual behaviour, and sexual health
318(23)
Anne M. Johnson
Catherine H. Mercer
Jackie A. Cassell
Ourselves and others---for better or worse: social vulnerability and inequality
341(18)
Richard G. Wilkinson
Index 359

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