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Clustering of Disadvantage and Empirical Research

Jonathan Wolff and Avner De-Shalit

in Disadvantage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The previous chapters demonstrated that the issue of identifying the least advantaged reduces to the question of whether clustering of disadvantage can be identified among the ‘high-weight ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Wistow, Tim Blackman, David Byrne, and Gerald Wistow

in Studying health inequalities: An applied approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447305286
eISBN:
9781447312031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305286.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health inequalities roots are embedded in the deep social structures of modern societies, which have implications for understanding and remedying them. Burawoy’s notions of ‘policy sociology’ (a ... More


Reflections on the legacy of British health inequalities research

Mel Bartley and David Blane

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/9780198703358.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides some personal reflections on the UK’s legacy in this field of research. Focusing on social class differences in mortality, the chapter draws on decennial supplement and Office ... More


Stable Carbon and Oxygen Isotope Analysis of Marmot Cheek Teeth from the Pit Locality

Robert S. Feranec

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reports isotopic signatures of marmot tooth enamel from stratigraphically superposed levels in the Pit locality in hopes of refining correlations and assessing vegetational change as ... More


Assessing the Effect of Middle Pleistocene Climate Change on Marmota Populations from the Pit Locality

Anthony D. Barnosky, Matthew H. Kaplan, and Marc A. Carrasco

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter uses fossil dental remains of marmots (genus Marmota) to examine the effects of climate changes on populations of a taxon whose modern ecology, demography, physiology, and systematics ... More


The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910-1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease

William C. Summers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300183191
eISBN:
9780300184761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300183191.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

When plague broke out in Manchuria in 1910 due to transmission of marmots to humans, it struck a region struggling with the introduction of Western medicine, as well as with the interactions of three ... More


The Plague's Origin: Disease Ecology

William C. Summers

in The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910-1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300183191
eISBN:
9780300184761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300183191.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores historical controversies surrounding the biology of the plague and its origins in Northeast China and Central Asia. It discusses how, since the great Manchurian plague first ... More


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