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Action research partnerships: contributing to evidence and intelligent change

Steve Cropper, Helen Snooks, Angela Evans, Janet Pinder, and Kevin Shales

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter evaluates the usefulness of action research partnerships in investigating and addressing health inequalities. It describes some aspects of the experience in action research that sought ... More


Addressing health inequalities: building on Peter Townsend’s legacy

Margaret Whitehead

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers health inequalities, an area in which Peter used his science and his art to press for more effective action. It notes that far from allowing the Conservative government at the ... More


Addressing health inequalities: the role of service user and people's health movements

Ann Davis

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

While social work reflects a rich diversity of practice globally, it shares one important characteristic: its daily encounters with some of the most impoverished casualties of unequal societies. ... More


Advancing the Human Right to Health

José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks, and Lawrence O. Gostin (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book offers a prospective on the global response to one of the greatest moral, legal, and public health challenges of the twenty-first century — achieving the human right to health as enshrined ... More


African American Responses to Medical Discrimination Before 1966

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter gives an account of the history of African American health-focused activisms that led to the Black Panther Party’s health politics. It surveys significant moments of the long civil ... More


Aggregate deprivation and effects on health

Frank J. van Lenthe

in Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Studies have shown an increased risk of premature mortality for people living in more deprived neighbourhoods, regardless of individual-level education, occupation or income. Similar increased risk ... More


All in it together? Health inequalities, austerity, and the ‘Great Recession’

Clare Bambra, Kayleigh Garthwaite, Alison Copeland, and Ben Barr

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines how sudden, large-scale economic change can exacerbate the large health differences that exist between social groups. Using international research evidence, the authors argue ... More


Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Bio-Politics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Claire Laurier Decoteau

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226064451
eISBN:
9780226064628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226064628.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book argues that HIV/AIDS policy has been a venue through which the South African government has attempted to balance the contradictory demands of postcolonial nation-building: forced to satisfy ... More


Asylum seekers and refugees

Nigel G. J. Dodds

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0052
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter highlights the distinct needs of asylum seekers and refugees. Despite sharing a label given by the international community distinguishing these groups from others in this book, asylum ... More


Atkinson’s Index Applied to Health: Can Measures of Economic Inequality Help Us Understand Tradeoffs in Health Care Priority Setting?

Ole F. Norheim

in Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931392
eISBN:
9780199345731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931392.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some authors have suggested that inequality in health at population level could be explored by using inequality measures derived from measurement of income inequality. Would it make sense to ... More


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