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Clustering of Disadvantage and Empirical Research

Jonathan Wolff and Avner De-Shalit

in Disadvantage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The previous chapters demonstrated that the issue of identifying the least advantaged reduces to the question of whether clustering of disadvantage can be identified among the ‘high-weight ... More


Surveillance for Determinants of Population Health

Roy Gibson Parrish, Sharon M. McDonnell, and Patrick L. Remington

in Principles & Practice of Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195372922
eISBN:
9780199866090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372922.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the application of specific principles to the practice of surveillance of health determinants, including risk behaviors, exposures, and social determinants of health. It ... More


The health system and wider social determinants of health

Rene Loewenson and Lucy Gilson

in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An economic and policy perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199566761
eISBN:
9780191731181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566761.003.0080
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health is an outcome of the circumstances of people's lives, the communities and environments in which people live and work, the nature of the social relationships, goods, and services people ... 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


Policy change and the social determinants of health

Toba Bryant

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199658039
eISBN:
9780191765780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health inequalities are directly related to how governments develop and implement public policy. Much of the academic literature and public policy institutes recommend that governments implement ... More


The Social Causes of Women's Depression: A Question of Rights Violated?

Jill Astbury

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter explores the relationships between women's depression and various human rights violations that cross cultures. The author contends that a human rights framework should be applied in ... More


Reflections on Global Monitoring of Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity

Ritu Sadana

in Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931392
eISBN:
9780199345731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931392.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter reflects on the policy discourses and recommendations on ways to enhance global monitoring of social determinants of health and health equity, around the time of the Commission on Social ... More


Justice, Capability, and Health Policy

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides a workable operationalization of health capabilities, and seeks a shared standard of health based on the demands of social justice and the right to health in terms of health ... More


Progress Made, but Much More to Be Done

Philip J. Leaf, Laysha Ostrow, Ronald W. Manderscheid, David L. Shern, and William W. Eaton

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390445
eISBN:
9780199950416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390445.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of what can be done in the future to address the prevention and control of mental and behavioral disorders. It begins with a description of what has come before, ... More


Healthier Societies: From Analysis to Action

Jody Heymann, Clyde Hertzman, Morris L. Barer, and Robert G. Evans (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179200
eISBN:
9780199864539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179200.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

While extensive research has demonstrated that social determinants make a substantial difference to the health of adults and children alike, it can be difficult to understand how social conditions ... More


Global Health Care is Not Global Health: Populations, Inequities, and Law as a Social Determinant of Health

Daniel S. Goldberg

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter offers a historically informed theoretical account of global health inequality. It demonstrates how laws and policies act as social determinants of health, shaping health and its ... More


Reflections on the UK’s legacy of health inequalities research and policy from a North American perspective

Dennis Raphael and Toba Bryant

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reflects on the insights UK research and policy experiences have offered those working to address health inequalities in Canada and the USA. Written by leading Canadian experts on the ... More


Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Ellen L. Idler (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious institutions and public health institutions seek to improve the well-being of their communities, many times with aligned interests but occasionally at odds with each other. This book ... More


Reflections on the UK legacy of health inequities research, from the perspective of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)

Johanna Hanefeld

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reflects health inequities from the perspective of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). It highlights the difficulties facing those working with extremely limited (often unstable) ... More


Promoting Social Justice Through Education in Public Health

Robert S. Lawrence

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores how to promote social justice through education programs for students in schools of public health, medical school departments of community and preventive medicine, and ... More


Religion: The Invisible Social Determinant

Ellen Idler

in Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the development of the social determinants approach in public health and argues for the place of religion in it. Religious institutions affect health status by providing social ... More


Religion and Physical Health from Childhood to Old Age

Ellen Idler

in Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews population-based research on the association between religion and physical health among children, adolescents, and adults in the context of religious practice. Research on ... More


Nordic health inequalities: Patterns, trends, and policies

Espen Dahl and Kjetil A. van der Wel

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an up-to-date assessment of health inequalities in Norway and assesses recent Norwegian policy efforts to reduce health inequalities, comparing these approaches with policies ... More


Future trends in global public health

John Wright and John Walley

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In this century there are many challenges that still face health professionals everywhere. Some are the same as those we have dealt with in the past such as urbanization and globalization. Some will ... More


Socioeconomically Disadvantaged People

Michael Marmot and Ruth Bell

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses health inequalities and focuses on social determinants of health. Inequalities in health relate fundamentally to inequalities in society. Overall health and inequalities in ... More


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