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Sicioeconomic pathways between childhood and adult health

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter develops the idea that aspects of socioeconomic environment throughout life affect adult health and disease risk. It discusses etiological studies that examine how variations in adult ... More


Socioeconomic, Peer, School, and Community Factors

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the importance of socioeconomic factors as predictors of offending and reviews peer, school, and community influences. The findings reveal that offenders usually come from ... More


Impact of Ethnic and Socioeconomic Factors on Diabetes-Related Health and Management

Arleen F. Brown, Andrew J. Karter, and Dean Schillinger

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on social disparities in diabetes-related care and health, with special attention paid to mediators of the association between (1) racial/ethnic and socioeconomic factors and (2) ... More


Social Determinants of Obesity

Frank B. Hu

in Obesity Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the empirical evidence detailing associations between selected social determinants and obesity. It also discusses measurement strategies for the various social determinants ... More


Contexts of Mothers’ Lives

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of the community-level field research on maternal literacy carried out in four countries: Mexico, Nepal, Venezuela and Zambia. It begins with the ways in which ... More


From a cycle of deprivation to cycles of disadvantage

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter traces early attempts to commission research, some of the applications that were received, and reports by referees. It looks in particular at the efforts that were made to correct the ... More


The final years of the Research Programme

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter surveys the final years of the Research Programme, from the publication of the Third Report of the Joint Working Party, to the appearance of the first books in the Heinemann series in ... More


Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

Dennis Rosen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164443
eISBN:
9780231538046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164443.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison with those of other countries. Poor communication between ... More


Identifying social exclusion

Peter Saunders

in Down and out: Poverty and exclusion in Australia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428394
eISBN:
9781447302155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428394.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents new results on the incidence of three dimensions of exclusion in Australia: disengagement; exclusion from basic services (public and private); and economic exclusion. It ... More


These Boys: The Rise of Mersey Beat

Richard Stakes

in Gladsongs and Gatherings: Poetry and its Social Context in Liverpool since the 1960s

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237273
eISBN:
9781846313196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237273.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The question of Merseyside's importance in the history of the development of pop music in the UK in the 1960s has been pondered many times. This chapter examines the socioeconomic and cultural ... More


Conclusion

Dora L. Costa (ed.)

in Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116181
eISBN:
9780226116198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116198.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This concluding chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters. The chapters shared common themes, namely the relationship between socioeconomic factors and health; the relationship ... More


Cultural Worldview and Cognition

Virginia S. Y. Kwan, Yexin J. Li, Andrew E. White, and Ryan P. Jacobson

in Handbook of Culture and Consumer Behavior

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199388516
eISBN:
9780190228347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388516.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Worldviews are products of the socialization process and passed from generation to generation. While we know that cultural worldviews encourage certain ways of thinking and behaving, relatively ... More


How a stigmatic structure enslaves addicts

Beth Burgess

in Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the relationship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198727224
eISBN:
9780191833427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727224.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

To tackle addiction effectively, society must confront stigma against addicts, which pervades at both an individual and an administrative level, and which reinforces addiction rather than resolves ... More


Economic Considerations of Climate Change and Health

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Economics govern the relationship between what could be done and what is actually done. A fundamental rule of public health posits that it is medically and economically desirable to prevent rather ... More


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