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Social determinants of health / edited by Michael Marmot and Richard G. Wilkinson.

Contributor(s): Marmot, M. G | Wilkinson, Richard G.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York ; India : Oxford University Press, 2006Edition: 2nd ed.Description: x, 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780198565895 (pbk.); 0198565895 (pbk.).Subject(s): Public health -- Social aspects | Social medicine | Medical policy -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 362.1 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction / Michael Marmot -- Social organization, stress, and health / Eric Brunner, Michael Marmot -- Early life / Michael Wadsworth, Suzie Butterworth -- The life course, the social gradient, and health / David Blane -- Health and labour market disadvantage: unemployment, non-employment, and job insecurity / Mel Bartley ... [et al.] -- Health and the psychosocial environment at work / Michael Marmot ... [et al.] -- Transport and health / Mark McCarthy -- Social support and social cohesion / Stephen A. Stansfeld -- Food is a political issue / Aileen Robertson ... [et al.] -- Poverty, social exclusion, and minorities / Mary Shaw ... [et al.] -- Social patterning of individual health behaviours: the case of cigarette smoking / Martin J. Jarvis, Jane Wardle -- The social determination of ethnic/racial inequalities in health / James Y. Nazroo, David R. Williams -- Social determinants of health in older age / Anne McMunn ... [et al.] -- Neighbourhoods, housing, and health / Mai Stafford, Mark McCarthy -- Social determinants, sexual behaviour, and sexual health / Anne M. Johnson ... [et al.] -- Ourselves and others - for better or worse: social vulnerability and inequality / Richard G. Wilkinson.
Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Introduction / Michael Marmot --
Social organization, stress, and health / Eric Brunner, Michael Marmot --
Early life / Michael Wadsworth, Suzie Butterworth --
The life course, the social gradient, and health / David Blane --
Health and labour market disadvantage: unemployment, non-employment, and job insecurity / Mel Bartley ... [et al.] --
Health and the psychosocial environment at work / Michael Marmot ... [et al.] --
Transport and health / Mark McCarthy --
Social support and social cohesion / Stephen A. Stansfeld --
Food is a political issue / Aileen Robertson ... [et al.] --
Poverty, social exclusion, and minorities / Mary Shaw ... [et al.] --
Social patterning of individual health behaviours: the case of cigarette smoking / Martin J. Jarvis, Jane Wardle --
The social determination of ethnic/racial inequalities in health / James Y. Nazroo, David R. Williams --
Social determinants of health in older age / Anne McMunn ... [et al.] --
Neighbourhoods, housing, and health / Mai Stafford, Mark McCarthy --
Social determinants, sexual behaviour, and sexual health / Anne M. Johnson ... [et al.] --
Ourselves and others - for better or worse: social vulnerability and inequality / Richard G. Wilkinson.

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.

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