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The Nazirite Vow: Domesticating Charisma and Recontextualizing Hair

Susan Niditch

in "My Brother Esau Is a Hairy Man": Hair and Identity in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181142
eISBN:
9780199869671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181142.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The focus of this chapter is Numbers 6, a ritual text that describes a vow undertaken by an individual to become a Nazirite for a specified period of time. A close reading, with help from ... More


Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Clare Bambra

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588299
eISBN:
9780191731372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588299.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

We are told that ‘work is good for us’ and that ill-health is caused by ‘individual lifestyles’. Drawing on research from public health, social policy, epidemiology, geography, and political science, ... More


Conclusions

Susan Niditch

in "My Brother Esau Is a Hairy Man": Hair and Identity in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181142
eISBN:
9780199869671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181142.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This brief concluding chapter reviews major findings and reflects on the theoretical framework of the monograph. Allusions are made to the work of the various anthropologists, sociologists, ... More


The Persistence of Unequal Voice

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter investigates the differential voice of the advantaged and the disadvantaged. It first considers whether the participatory advantage of those who are high in socio-economic status (SES) ... More


Psychobiological processes linking socio-economic position with health

Andrew Steptoe

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/9780198568162.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter is concerned with how variations in socio-economic position affect physical disease. It begins by describing the pathways that theoretically link socio-economic position with physical ... More


The African American Male: The Social Policy Challenge of the Twenty-First Century

Earl S. Johnson and Waldo E. Johnson

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses the social and economic challenges faced by African American males. It then proposes a three-step policy process that would greatly improve the wellbeing, social integration, ... More


The role of socio-cultural factors in the obesity epidemic

Kylie Ball and David Crawford

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Obesity is socio-culturally distributed, i.e., the prevalence of obesity is known to vary according to socio-cultural factors, including socio-economic position (SEP), social roles and circumstance, ... More


Poverty, privilege, and brain development: empirical findings and ethical implications

Martha J. Farah, Kimberly G. Noble, and Hallam Hurt

in Neuroethics: Defining the issues in theory, practice, and policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567219
eISBN:
9780191724084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567219.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter attempts to relate findings on socio-economic status (SES) and brain development. The ultimate goals are to inform practical decisions concerning child policy, and to reveal the ... More


Economic Status

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the economic status of judges, while noting that the determinations were made from discussions with the judges about their family backgrounds and from unobtrusive indicators. ... More


Socio-economic position and health: The role of coping

Margareta Kristenson

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/9780198568162.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

People with low socio-economic status (SES) have poorer health prospects compared to people with high socio-economic status. This chapter explores the hypothesis that personal psychosocial resources ... More


Who Used the Justice System?

Benjamin Kelly

in Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599615
eISBN:
9780191731525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599615.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the economic status and ethnicity of petitioners and litigants. A good number of people of high and middling economic status appear as petitioners and litigants, and there is ... More


Overweight, obesity, and associated factors among Vietnamese and Southeast Asian children and adolescents

Nguyen Hoang H. Doan Trang, Tang K. Hong, and Michael J. Dibley

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the prevalence and trends of overweight and obesity and associated factors among children and adolescents in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. In general there is very limited data ... More


Health inequalities during older age: research evidence

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the consequences of poverty and income polarisation for health inequalities in later life. It discusses the extent to which age is a more important source of health exclusion ... More


Socio-economic confounding

D. J. Jolley, B. Jarman, and P. Elliott

in Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology: Methods for Small Area Studies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622358
eISBN:
9780191723636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622358.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews methods used to quantify ecological differences in the socio-economic status of areas, with reference to the literature on inequalities in health in Britain and elsewhere. It ... More


Socioeconomic, Peer, School, and Community Factors

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the importance of socioeconomic factors as predictors of offending and reviews peer, school, and community influences. The findings reveal that offenders usually come from ... More


Inequalities in health behaviours and the life trajectories of children and youth: research evidence

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the influence of youth culture on social class differences in health behaviours. The findings indicate that problematic risk behaviours such as smoking and hard drug misuse ... More


Inequalities in health: is research gender blind?

David A. Leon and Gill Walt

in Poverty, Inequality, and Health: An International Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631961
eISBN:
9780191723599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that most studies on the relationship between socio-economic status and health has been gender blind, and that this blindness may hinder attempts to understand the causal ... More


The sociology of sleep

S. Williams, R. Meadows, and S. Arber

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The chapter outlines various strands of recent sociological work on sleep and society pertinent to sleep epidemiology and public health. Key issues covered include methodological matters concerning ... More


Socio-economic factors at areal level and their relationship with health

V. Carstairs

in Spatial Epidemiology: Methods and Applications

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198515326
eISBN:
9780191723667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515326.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the development and application of area methods to examine socio-economic differentials and their effects on health in the UK. Individual socio-economic variables and ... More


The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

Sheila Riddell

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342232
eISBN:
9781447303886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342232.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There is a growing concern about the social exclusion of a range of minority groups, including people with learning difficulties. Lifelong learning is seen as one of the central means of challenging ... More


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