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Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology

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  • Poor Healthby Virginia Berridge; Stuart Blume

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The 1980 Black Report by Sir Douglas Black has kept health inequalities at the forefront of the public health agenda. This volume explores the history and development of studies and concern over health inequalities especially in relation to the 1980 report. more...

  • Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisisby Ronald J. Angel; Laura Lein; Jane Henrici

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00

    This documents the holes in the health care safety net for poor and minority Americans. more...

  • Healthy, Wealthy, and Fairby James A. Morone

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • Toward Equity in Healthby Barbara C. Wallace

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 100.00

    In this volume global health experts present compelling examples of evidence-based and culturally appropriate models for reducing global health disparities. Divided into eight parts, coverage includes:. ? the legacy and role of racism in contributing to disparities. ? recommendations for research with practice applications. ? key role of collaborations,... more...

  • Concepts and Practice of Humanitarian Medicineby S.W.A. Gunn; Michele Masellis

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.99

    Defines humanitarian medicine, as practiced and advanced by organizations like the UN, WHO, Red Cross, Doctors without Borders, and the International Association of Humanitarian Medicine (IAHM), which provide medical relief in developing countries as well as war and disaster situations. more...

  • Unequal Livesby Hilary Graham

    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...

  • Diversity & Cultural Awarenessby Jon C Warner

    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...

  • Ausbildungsguideby Barbara Kneitschel; Sabine Philbert-Hasucha

    Springer 2008; US$ 9.99

    Hier geht?s lang ? Sie befinden sich in der Ausbildung zur Altenpflegerin oder zur Gesundheits- und Krankenpflegerin? Sie haben den ersten Schritt geschafft und einen Ausbildungsplatz gefunden? Doch wie geht es nun weiter? Dieser informative und kurzweilige Ausbildungsführer hilft Ihnen, die Hürden der Ausbildung besser zu nehmen. Die Autorinnen geben... more...

  • Care for Major Health Problems and Population Health Concernsby Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld

    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...

  • Social Inequality and Public Healthby Salvatore J. Babones

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    This book brings together the latest research findings from some of the most respected medical and social scientists in the world, surveying four pathways to understanding the social determinants of health. more...