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Introduction

Spencer Nick and Dowler Elizabeth

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the influence of the policy agenda recommended by the Acheson Inquiry on the New Labour policy on reducing health ... More


Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Elizabeth Dowler and Nick J. Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers a unique multi-disciplinary perspective on tackling health inequalities in a rich country, examining the New Labour policy agenda for tackling health inequalities and its inherent ... More


Inequalities and ethnicity: evidence and intervention

Bradby Hannah and Chandola Tarani

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the available evidence on health patterns among ethnic groups in England and considers significant findings from data sets that have become available since the report of the ... More


Housing conditions and health

Ormandy David

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the impact of housing conditions on health inequalities in England and reviews the changes in legislation and experience since the report of the findings of the Acheson Inquiry. ... More


A new agenda for social work: tackling inequalities in physical health

McLeod Eileen, Bywaters Paul, Beresford Peter, Croft Suzy, and Drakeford Mark

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the role of social work in reducing physical health inequalities in Great Britain. It explains that inequalities in physical health should be on the agenda of social work ... More


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