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  • The Status Syndromeby Michael Marmot

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 19.99

    Based on decades of his own research, a pioneering epidemiologist reveals the surprising factors behind who lives longer and why You probably didn't realize that when you graduated from college you increased your lifespan, or that your co-worker who has a master's degree is more likely to live a longer and healthier life. Seemingly small social... more...

  • Status Syndromeby Michael Marmot

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    Why do Oscar winners live for an average of four years longer than other Hollywood actors? Who experiences the most stress - the decision-makers or those who carry out their orders? Why do the Japanese have better health than other rich populations, and Keralans in India have better health than other poor populations - and what do they have in common?... more...

  • The Health Gapby Michael Marmot

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 10.99

    There are dramatic differences in health between countries and within countries. But this is not a simple matter of rich and poor. A poor man in Glasgow is rich compared to the average Indian, but the Glaswegian's life expectancy is 8 years shorter. The Indian is dying of infectious disease linked to his poverty; the Glaswegian of violent death, suicide,... more...

  • Social Determinants of Healthby Michael Marmot; Richard Wilkinson

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 69.99 US$ 60.19

    This book provides what is at once the most authoritative and readable overview of what research tells us about how different areas of public policy affect the health of the population. Arranged in chapters covering policy areas ranging from work and transport to food policy and sexual behaviour, it shows how health is affected by the lives we lead... more...

  • Health Justiceby Sridhar Venkatapuram; Michael Marmot

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    Social factors have a powerful influence on human health and longevity. Yet the social dimensions of health are often obscured in public discussions due to the overwhelming focus in health policy on medical care, individual-level risk factor research, and changing individual behaviours. Likewise, in philosophical approaches to health and social justice,... more...

  • Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicineby Geoffrey Rose; Kay-Tee Khaw; Michael Marmot

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 52.99 US$ 45.57

    A classic preventive medicine text reissued with additional material and a modern perspective by two leading figures in public health and epidemiology. more...

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