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“One Man Can”: A Women’s Rights and Masculinities-Focused Gender-Transformative HIV and Antiviolence Program in South Africa

Shari L. Dworkin

in Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479806454
eISBN:
9781479819683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter 4 draws on qualitative interview data derived from a research collaboration between UCSF, the University of Cape Town, and Sonke Gender Justice, a non-governmental organization in South ... 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


Gender Issues in Rural Egypt

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The links between gender and health are played out in the Egyptian setting against a background of rapid political, social, and economic change. The Revolution of 1952 promised a better life for all ... More


Feminist Dreams and Nightmares: The Struggle for Gender Health Equity in Brazil

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter traces the development of health policies for women in Brazil from the early 1980s to the mid-2010s and examines the central role that feminist health activists have played in calling ... More


Black Women’s Health Activism and the Development of Intersectional Health Policy

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines black women health activists’ contributions to an intersectional reconceptualization of health that links gender health equity and racial health equity. The analysis explores ... More


Epidemiologic Profiles of Global Health and Disease

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Taking a population and global perspective, this chapter examines a range of morbidity and mortality patterns over the life course—from infants to elderly populations—and health concerns that are ... More


Exogenous determinants of health

Jan Abel Olsen

in Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198794837
eISBN:
9780191836329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794837.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers some determinants that lie completely outside of people’s own control. For such exogenous causes of ill health, the unlucky ones cannot be held responsible for their ... More


Labour colonies and public health

John Field

in Working men's bodies: Work camps in Britain, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087684
eISBN:
9781781706015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087684.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

The physical deterioration debate, as well as wider concerns over the poor law's failure to deal with the sick and infirm, led a number of public bodies to explore the idea of the labour colony as a ... More


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