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Title Understanding health inequalities / edited by Hilary Graham.

Imprint Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill : Open University Press, 2009.


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 225 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Front cover; Half title page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; List of tables and figures; Introduction: the challenge of health inequalities. Hilary Graham; Part 1 Health inequalities: understanding patterns over time and place; 1.1 Life-course influences on children's futures. Catherine Law; 1.2 Life-course influences on health at older ages. Mel Bartley and David Blane; 1.3 Geographical inequalities in health over the last century. Danny Dorling and Bethan Thomas; 1.4 Neighbourhood influences on health. Sally Macintyre and Anne Ellaway.
Part 2 Health inequalities: understanding intersections2.1 Religion, ethnicity and health inequalities. Saffron Karlsen and James Nazroo; 2.2 Negotiating ethnic identities and health. Karl Atkin; 2.3 Gender and socio-economic inequalities in mortality and health behaviours: an overview. Kate Hunt and G. David Batty; 2.4 Class cultures and the meaning of young motherhood. Naomi Rudoe and Rachel Thomson; Part 3 Health inequ.
Summary Presents an exploration of why the opportunity to live a long and healthy life remains profoundly unequal. This book tackles such questions as: How health is influenced by circumstances across people's lives and by the areas in which they live? And how health is simultaneously shaped by inequalities of gender, ethnicity and socioeconomic position?
Subject Social medicine -- Great Britain.
Health status indicators -- Great Britain.
Discrimination in medical care -- Great Britain.
Social status -- Health aspects -- Great Britain.
MEDICAL -- Health Risk Assessment.
Discrimination in medical care. (OCoLC)fst00895105
Health status indicators. (OCoLC)fst00953343
Social medicine. (OCoLC)fst01122637
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Health Status Disparities -- Great Britain.
Socioeconomic Factors -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Graham, Hilary.
Other Form: Print version: 9780335234592
ISBN 0335239587 (electronic bk.)
9780335239580 (electronic bk.)
0335234593 (pbk.)
9780335234592 (pbk.)
6613338346 (ebk.)
9786613338341 (ebk.)
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DEBSZ 421960558
DEBSZ 430810563
NZ1 14164443

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