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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
Charting the disparities in health and wealth in the United States, the authors explain how the inequities arise, why they persist, and what makes them worse. They outline concrete policy proposals for reform - tapping bold ideas as well as incremental changes to existing programs. 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...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99
This book seeks to define the field of humanitarian medicine. It gathers new and previously-published articles and speeches that set out the principles of humanitarian medicine, starting with the idea of health as a human right, and examining topics such as quality of life, torture, and nuclear conflict. The book takes a historical view and its contributors... 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$ 124.95
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
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$ 109.00
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, USA 2000; US$ 64.99
The authors of this groundbreaking text define social epidemiology as the study of the social determinants of health, implying that an important goal of public health is to identify and address factors in the social environment that may be related to health outcomes. In the first systematic account of this field, they focus on the major social variables... more...