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Kenya: Uncovering the Social Determinants of Road Traffic Accidents

VINAND M. NANTULYA and FLORENCE MULI-MUSIIME

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/9780195137408.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Road traffic accidents are a burgeoning public health problem worldwide. Globally, the problem is ranked ninth among the major causes of mortality and disability, forecast to rise to third position ... More


Children's perceptions of risk on the road

Kenneth Lupton and Mariana Bayley

in Growing up with risk

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347329
eISBN:
9781447302469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347329.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews national data on road accidents for children, reviews current literature, and examines children's own perceptions of risk in the road environment with reference to research ... More


Liability for Immovable Objects

Cees van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199227679
eISBN:
9780191710414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227679.003.0015
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines liability for damage caused on premises, grounds, and roads. It discusses damage caused by, for example, falling roof-tiles and collapsing buildings, unsafe swimming pools and ... More


Alcohol and road traffic injury

James C. Fell and Robert B. Voas

in Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is ample evidence that alcohol impairs the ability to drive. Alcohol-impaired driving resulted in 10,839 traffic crash fatalities in the United States in 2009, accounting for 32% of traffic ... More


Give ‘Em Back Their Heroes

Martyn Conterio

in Mad Max: Constellations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325864
eISBN:
9781800342453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325864.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the development of George Miller's Mad Max (1979). The first iteration of Mad Max did not involve a cops-and-robbers setup; nor the bleak dystopian future setting or car ... More


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