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Labor Conditions and the Health of Children, Elderly and Disabled Family Members

JODY HEYMANN, ARON FISCHER, and MICHAL ENGELMAN

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/9780195150865.003.004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the connections between working conditions and the health of workers' families in North America, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. It begins with a review of the theoretical and ... More


Understanding the Drivers of Nutritional Status of Children in Rural India

Rekha Sharma, J.V. Meenakshi, and Sanghamitra Das

in Growth, Development, and Diversity: India's Record since Liberalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077992
eISBN:
9780199081608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the correlates of child nutritional status in rural India in an attempt to understand which drivers may be used as entry points to policy intervention. Using children’s ... More


Family health and neighbourhood conditions

Anne Power, Helen Willmot, and Rosemary Davidson

in Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter deals with family health and the role of health services in family lives, particularly where there is a disability or ongoing health problem. It notes that the most dominant health issue ... More


Identifying appropriate resources

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter identifies appropriate resources needed in the research through a survey. The professionals participating in the survey tended to identify community-based services that were informal and ... More


Beyond Medical Care: The Health of the Nation

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0021
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, the author reflects on health care in Haiti in the post-earthquake period. Public health and medical care are two arenas in which the earthquake amplified preexisting social ... More


Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Norah MacKendrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296688
eISBN:
9780520969070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296688.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How toxic are the products we consume on a daily basis? Whether it’s triclosan in toothpaste, formaldehyde in baby shampoo, endocrine disruptors in water bottles, or pesticides on strawberries, ... More


The High Stakes of Shopping: Precautionary Consumption as Mothers’ Work

Norah MacKendrick

in Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296688
eISBN:
9780520969070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296688.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This examines the lived experience of precautionary consumption by drawing on interviews the author conducted with 30 New York City mothers to learn how much precautionary consumption is part of ... More


Precautionary Consumption as a Class Act

Norah MacKendrick

in Better Safe Than Sorry: How Consumers Navigate Exposure to Everyday Toxics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296688
eISBN:
9780520969070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296688.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter narrows in on the class dimensions of precautionary consumption. It explores the invisible but significant resources that some mothers used to accomplish this practice. Mothers’ routines ... More


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