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Introduction

Peter Croft, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle var der Windt

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of Chapter 12–16. The chapters in this section are designed to give empirical flesh to the concepts, ideas, and methods of the previous sections. They each convey ... More


A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Diana Kuh and Rebecca Hardy (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

How far is the health of middle-aged and older women shaped by biological, social, and psychological processes that begin in pre-natal development, childhood, adolescence, or early adult life? Do ... More


Improving the Health of Populations

T. Kue Young

in Population Health: Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195158540
eISBN:
9780199864379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158540.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter challenges the reader to write his or her own chapter by picking a specific population and produce a plan based on demographic situation, significant health problems, determinants of ... More


The Big Squeeze: A Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram

Handel Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450938
eISBN:
9780801466007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450938.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In 2009, an influential panel of medical experts ignited a controversy when they recommended that most women should not begin routine mammograms to screen for breast cancer until the age of fifty, ... More


Women, Labor, and Social Transitions

PARVIN GHORAYSHI

in Global Inequalities at Work: Work's Impact on the Health of Individuals, Families, and Societies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150865
eISBN:
9780199865222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150865.003.009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter first emphasizes the significance of gender as a category of analysis in the understanding of the nature of women's work, using research findings from various parts of the world. In the ... More


Tobacco and women

Amanda Amos and Judith Mackay

in Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a review of global trends in women and smoking. It then discusses the health effects of tobacco use, the economic impact of tobacco use on women, smoking cessation among ... More


Evaluation of interventions to prevent intimate partner violence

Rachel Jewkes

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global problem, causing injury and mortality, as well a range of physical and mental health problems, including HIV infection, post-traumatic stress disorder, ... More


Beijing + 5: What Can International Conferences Achieve for Women’s Health?

Nuriye Nalan Sahin Hodoglugil

in The Practice of International Health: A Case-Based Orientation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195310276
eISBN:
9780199865369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310276.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents some thoughts about the significance of the United Nations Beijing +5 Conference. In 1995, when the Fourth World Conference for Women was held in Beijing, women came from all ... More


Small Steps in a Long Journey in Nepal

Aruna Uprety

in The Practice of International Health: A Case-Based Orientation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195310276
eISBN:
9780199865369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310276.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the strategies and tactics that were employed during an eighteen-year struggle for the right to safe abortion in Nepal. The chapter recalls the passage of the women's rights ... More


Swasthya: The Politics of Women’s Health in Rural South India

Suneeta Krishnan

in The Practice of International Health: A Case-Based Orientation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195310276
eISBN:
9780199865369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310276.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter looks at experiences providing health care to rural women in India. It shares thoughts about the quality of health care offered to women. The chapter also describes the establishment of ... More


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