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John Knight and Lina Song

in The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter states that the fulfilment of such basic needs such as freedom from illness, malnutrition, and premature death may well be correlated with income, but that this relationship is unlikely ... More


Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of reproductive health promises to play a crucial role in improving health care provision and legal protection for women around the world. This book is an authoritative and much-needed ... More


Mexico: Marginality, Need, and Resource Allocation at the County Level

RAFAEL LOZANO, BEATRIZ ZURITA, FRANCISCO FRANCO, TERESITA RAMÍREZ, PATRICIA HERNÁNDEZ, and JOSÉ LUIS TORRES

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/9780195137408.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents the case of Mexico, which reveals the fact that district/provincial expenditures in health care are inversely related to need, a case in point of the “inverse care law.” Mexico ... More


The impact of health interventions on inequalities: infant and child health in Brazil

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/9780192631961.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reports on the findings of two population-based cohort studies carried out eleven years apart in the same Brazilian city. These studies provide unique data for examining health ... More


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