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Wars in Latin America

Charlie Clements and Tim K. Takaro

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes wars in several Latin American countries, including El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Colombia, and Chiapas, Mexico. It describes relevant history in Costa Rica and Chile, and ... More


Social Epidemiologic Alternatives: Sociopolitical and Psychosocial Frameworks

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/9780195383874.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chapter 6 traces the historical development and explicates the key constructs of the major theoretical alternatives to biomedical and lifestyle approaches: the sociopolitical and psychosocial ... More


Public health in Latin America and the Caribbean

Cristiani Vieira Machado, Henri Jouval Jr, José Carvalho de Noronha, and Mario Roberto Dal Poz

in Global Public Health: A New Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199236626
eISBN:
9780191724053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236626.003.007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses public health in Latin America and the Caribbean. Topics covered include demographic changes, health status in the region, the environmental situation, public policies and ... More


Gender Inequality in Work, Health, and Income

MAYRA BUVINIC, ANTONIO GIUFFRIDA, and AMANDA GLASSMAN

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/9780195150865.003.008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In Latin America and the Caribbean, more women than men have entered the labor force since the 1980s; what are the implications for women's health status? This chapter reviews the empirical evidence ... More


Government Policy and Employment of Persons with Disabilities in Peru

Stanislao Maldonado

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter studies the employment policies for persons with disabilities in Peru and their results in terms of improving labor market conditions. It discusses the most important policy instruments ... More


Community-Based Participatory Research Addressing Infant Mortality

Steven S. Coughlin and Selina A. Smith

in Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190652234
eISBN:
9780190662738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652234.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers community-based participatory research (CBPR) aimed at reducing infant mortality and improving maternal and child health. It discusses global disparities in infant mortality, ... More


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