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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Extensive research has shown that social factors are as important as biological ones in determining health, and their impact is enormous in both adults and children. The challenge of changing public policies and programs remains. Healthier Societies: From Analysis to Action addresses the fundamental questions which will lead the way toward countries... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Focuses on the connections between people's unequal health and people's unequal lives, and between health and socioeconomic inequalities. This book investigates these connections to shed light on how, even in rich societies enjoying unparalleled levels of wealth and health, people's life chances and health remain so unequal. more...
- Worldwide Center for Organizational Development 2006; US$ 9.50
This Cultural Diversity and Awareness Rapid Skill Builder booklet aims to provide an overview of the whole subject of cultural diversity and awareness at a broad summary level, or why we tend to focus on difference (or what separates us) more than we look at what is common (or is similar between us). more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 131.99
Deals with macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving provision of health care as related to major health problems. This work examines social, demographic and structural problems, and a variety of health problems including chronic illnesse more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 232.95 US$ 201.89
An authoritative, topical, and comprehensive reference to the key concepts and most important traditional and contemporary issues in medical sociology. Contains 35 chapters by recognized experts in the field, both established and rising young scholars Covers standard topics in the field as well as new and engaging issues such as bioterrorism,... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 95.46
This volume offers a systematic view of the critical questions that face our understanding of the role of social forces in health, illness and healing. It identifies contemporary challenges to the field and suggests directions for future inquiry. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
This is the first systematic account of social epidemiology, and it will be especially useful to graduate students of epidemiology, public health, and medical sociology. The authors emphasize methodological approaches in discussing the major social variables that affect health, such as socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, gender, working conditions,... more...