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Chile: Socioeconomic Differentials and Mortality in a Middle-Income Nation

JEANETTE VEGA, ROLF DIETER HOLLSTEIN, IRIS DELGADO, JUAN C. PEREZ, SEBASTIAN CARRASCO, GUILLERMO MARSHALL, and DEREK YACH

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/9780195137408.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In Chile, rapid social and economic change combined with relatively high-quality health data provides an important opportunity to study the relationship between socioeconomic status and mortality in ... More


Conclusion: The Impasse of Progressive Liberalism

Carol A. Horton

in Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The election of President Ronald Reagan in 1980 established a new form of right-of-center liberalism as a powerful force in the nation's political life. Although the fortunes of the conservative ... More


Crossing Borders to Make Ends Meet: Sex Trafficking, the Maid Trade, and Other Gendered Forms of Labor Exploitation

Jacqui True

in The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755929
eISBN:
9780199979516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 examines violence against women in the context of the political economy of globalization. The first part of the chapter examines the global and local environments that accentuate gendered ... More


The Liberal Autonomous Subject and the Question of Health Inequalities

Eva Feder Kittay

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The bioethical principle of respect for patient autonomy represents an advance over the paternalism that earlier pervaded medical practice. Yet the normative set of assumptions that accompany the ... More


Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients

Dan Zuberi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450723
eISBN:
9780801469824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450723.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

To cut costs and maximize profits, hospitals in the United States and many other countries are outsourcing such tasks as cleaning and food preparation to private contractors. To examine this ... More


The Final Inequality: Variance in Age at Death

Shripad Tuljapurkar

in Demography and the Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226754727
eISBN:
9780226754758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226754758.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines what the author calls “the final inequality”—the variance in the age at death. While it is well known that life expectancy at birth and life expectancy conditional on age ten or ... More


Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth DeBray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As a result of tremendous social, legal, and political movements after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the South led the nation in school desegregation from the late 1960s through the ... More


DJ Shadow's Prescription for Rastafari Individuality

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter takes a look at DJ Shadow, a member of one of the wealthiest local clans in SMX. The discussion introduces the One Love ideology, which is the assertion of a universal human identity and ... More


Economic Inequality and Housework

Sanjiv Gupta, Marie Evertsson, Daniela Grunow, Magnus Nermo, and Liana C. Sayer

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates the relationship between socioeconomic inequalities among women and disparities in the time they spend on housework. It analyzes the gap related to income differences of ... More


The Hip-hop- and Christian-Inspired Metaphysics of DJ Cimarron

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter studies DJ Cimarron, a disc jockey who sought to address socioeconomic inequality and the responsibility of the “have-mores” toward the “have-lesses.” DJ Cimarron's case shows that ... More


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