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A Social Justice Approach to Survey Design and Analysis

Llewellyn J. Cornelius and Donna Harrington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199739301
eISBN:
9780190222499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739301.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book draws heavily on current discussions regarding social justice, equity, health disparities, and social determinants of health to provide a framework for researchers to use, both to engage in ... More


New Questions and Answers about Embodied Social Inequalities

Jason Beckfield

in Political Sociology and the People's Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190492472
eISBN:
9780190492502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492472.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

How might the political-sociological concepts reviewed in Chapter 1 contribute to the distribution of population health? To connect the dots, the author begins this chapter with a reconsideration of ... More


Neighborhoods, Social Efficiency, and Social Equity

George C. Galster

in Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599854
eISBN:
9780226599991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599991.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the degree to which the processes of neighborhood change and the outcomes they yield are socially desirable. It investigates whether the primarily market-driven processes that ... More


Climate Change and the People's Health

Sharon Friel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190492731
eISBN:
9780190492762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492731.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Climate change threatens humanity and the planet on which we live. Social inequities, including in the health outcomes that different population groups enjoy, also pose a threat to humanity and our ... More


Fighting for Breath: Living Morally and Dying of Cancer in a Chinese Village

Anna Lora-Wainwright

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836825
eISBN:
9780824871093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836825.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Numerous reports of “cancer villages” have appeared in the past decade in both Chinese and Western media, highlighting the downside of China's economic development. Less generally known is how people ... More


Conclusion

George C. Galster

in Making Our Neighborhoods, Making Our Selves

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599854
eISBN:
9780226599991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599991.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter summarizes the major themes of the book, which has aimed to enhance our understanding of the mutually causal roles in which our neighborhoods and we are intertwined. On the one hand, we ... More


Queer Incarcerations

Camilla Fojas

in Zombies, Migrants, and Queers: Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040924
eISBN:
9780252099441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040924.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Orange Is the New Black is part of the archive of white women’s prisons writings. It captures many of the features of earlier memoirs on the topic that set the precedent and terms for a version of ... More


Peripheral engagements

Sarinda Singh

in Natural Potency and Political Power: Forests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835712
eISBN:
9780824871765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835712.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the place occupied by wildlife and forests in politicized discourses in Laos, showing that such discourses are vibrant in a context where they are often assumed to be effectively ... More


Addictive substances and socioeconomic development

Robin Room, Sujatha Sankaran, Laura A. Schmidt, Pia Mäkelä, and Jürgen Rehm

in Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198714002
eISBN:
9780191782282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714002.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The interplay is considered between socioeconomic factors and alcohol, tobacco, and other psychoactive substances. Relations of addictive behaviour to differences in wealth between societies and ... More


Social Conditions and the AIDS Pandemic: A Proposed Framework for Structural-Level Interventions

R. A Crosby, R. J DiClemente, and J. P Sims

in Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention: Optimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190675486
eISBN:
9780190675509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675486.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the AIDS pandemic as being intimately linked with inequitable social conditions. The case is made that these social inequities must be the primary “target” of HIV prevention ... More


The Society of Devotees

Gil Ben-Herut

in 'Siva's Saints: The Origins of Devotion in Kannada according to Harihara's Raga.lega.lu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190878849
eISBN:
9780190878870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878849.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The book’s third chapter examines the devotees’ society as it is described in the saints’ stories against the background of the tradition’s ideal of egalitarianism. The Kannada Śivabhakti tradition ... More


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