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Measuring Social Norms and Preferences Using Experimental Games: A Guide for Social Scientist s

Colin F. Camerer and Ernst Fehr

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The work of the cross‐cultural behavioural experiments project presented in this book is rooted in the logic of game theory and the practices of experimental economics, and this chapter provides an ... More


Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

James A. Morone and Lawrence R. Jacobs (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

America may be one of the wealthiest countries in the world, but its citizens rank near the bottom in health status. Americans have lower life expectancy, more infant mortalities, and higher ... More


Incrementalism Adds Up?

Lawrence D. Brown

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0046
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that diminishing the scope of inequality in U.S. health care has little to do with comprehensive, enfolding policy that routs inequality. Rather, it has much to do with ... More


Ineluctable Risks: Illness and Injury

Eric Rakowski

in Equal Justice

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240792
eISBN:
9780191680274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240792.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Although option luck affects the size of people's holdings and their ability to cope with calamity, brute luck is often the more important arbiter of people's material and psychological well-being. ... More


A Social Justice Approach to Survey Design and Analysis

Llewellyn J. Cornelius and Donna Harrington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199739301
eISBN:
9780190222499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739301.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book draws heavily on current discussions regarding social justice, equity, health disparities, and social determinants of health to provide a framework for researchers to use, both to engage in ... More


Reflections on the UK legacy of health inequities research, from the perspective of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)

Johanna Hanefeld

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/9780198703358.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reflects health inequities from the perspective of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). It highlights the difficulties facing those working with extremely limited (often unstable) ... More


End-of-life care for people who live in rural or remote areas versus those who live in urban areas

Donna M. Wilson and Deepthi Mohankumar

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0076
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter highlights groups that are under-served and otherwise disadvantaged at the end of life. It focuses on people who live in rural or remote areas. Despite some important benefits to living ... More


Fighting for Breath: Living Morally and Dying of Cancer in a Chinese Village

Anna Lora-Wainwright

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836825
eISBN:
9780824871093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836825.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Numerous reports of “cancer villages” have appeared in the past decade in both Chinese and Western media, highlighting the downside of China's economic development. Less generally known is how people ... More


Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Timothy Evans, Margaret Whitehead, Finn Diderichsen, Abbas Bhuiya, and Meg Wirth (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book is concerned with the research and policy analysis of the Global Health Equity Initiative (GHEI). It gives a truly global perspective on health equity, with contributors from each country. ... More


Epidemiology and the People’s Health: Theory and Context

Nancy Krieger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195383874
eISBN:
9780199893607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383874.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology is often referred to as the science of public health. However, unlike other major sciences, its theoretical foundations are rarely articulated. While the idea of epidemiologic theory may ... More


Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Richard J. Wolitski, Ron Stall, and Ronald O. Valdiserri (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most public health students, academicians, and practitioners readily recognize the association between racial/ethnic minority status and the disproportionate burden of preventable disease in the ... More


Health Care for Rich and Poor Alike

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The poorer health of lower income groups is well documented. While health care services are only one among many determinants of health, access to health care is important in reducing poverty and ... More


Limited Access

Gerald M. Oppenheimer and Ronald Bayer

in Shattered Dreams?: An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307306
eISBN:
9780199863976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307306.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter first portrays the rationing of care in the pre-antiretroviral era, as doctors and nurses confronted claims by administrators and colleagues that treating people with HIV represented a ... More


Introduction: AIDS and the Legacies of Apartheid

Gerald M. Oppenheimer and Ronald Bayer

in Shattered Dreams?: An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307306
eISBN:
9780199863976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307306.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter describes the apartheid regime, particularly as it shaped the health care system. It provides readers with an understanding of what it was like for the men and women they ... More


Ecosocial Theory of Disease Distribution: Embodying Societal & Ecologic Context

Nancy Krieger

in Epidemiology and the People’s Health: Theory and Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195383874
eISBN:
9780199893607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383874.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chapter 7 introduces a newer variant of social epidemiologic theory: ecologically-informed approaches, especially the ecosocial theory of disease distribution, first proposed by this book's author in ... More


Epidemiologic Theory Counts: Harm, Knowledge, Action, and the People’s Health

Nancy Krieger

in Epidemiology and the People’s Health: Theory and Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195383874
eISBN:
9780199893607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383874.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chapter 8 analyzes how people's health has been harmed—or helped—depending on epidemiologic theory employed. For “harm,” case examples are: (1) hormone therapy, cardiovascular disease, and breast ... More


Bangladesh: An Intervention Study of Factors Underlying Increasing Equity in Child Survival

ABBAS BHUIYA, MUSHTAQUE CHOWDHURY, FARUQUE AHMED, and ALAYNE M. ADAMS

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the separate and joint health benefits arising from a rural development program designed to promote the rights and status of poor women, and a maternal child health program in ... More


Religion and Development

Katherine Marshall

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that while the links between both ideas and practice that touch on religion and development are legion, an exploration of what that really means, intellectually and in practice, ... More


Introduction

TIMOTHY EVANS, MARGARET WHITEHEAD, FINN DIDERICHSEN, ABBAS BHUIYA, and MEG WIRTH

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces the issue of unacceptable disparities in health that exist between different groups within societies: between poor, middle-income and rich groups, between urban and rural, and ... More


An Ethnographic Evaluation of Post-Alma Ata Health System Reforms in Mongolia: Lessons for Addressing Health Inequities in Poor Communities

Craig R. Janes

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Globally, post-Alma Ata health care system reforms have included reorganization of government health agencies, establishment of rationalized, evidence-based systems of care, implementation of user ... More


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