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Socioeconomic Disparities in Cancer Incidence and Mortality

ICHIRO KAWACHI and CANDYCE KROENKE

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The association between socioeconomic status (SES) and health status is so robust and consistent that epidemiologists routinely adjust for it as a potential confounding variable when evaluating the ... More


The Relationship of Adult Mental Disorders to Socioeconomic Status, Race/Ethnicity, Marital Status, and Urbanicity of Residence

Silvia S. Martins, Jean Ko, Sachiko Kuwabara, Diana Clarke, Pierre Alexandre, Peter Zandi, Tamar Mendelson, Preben Bo Mortensen, 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/9780195390445.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents an overview of recent literature and new data on differences in the prevalence of mental disorders across four key social variables: socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, ... More


Cross-Cultural Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The purpose of the book is to provide researchers with a framework to conduct research in a culturally sensitive manner with individuals, families, and communities in diverse cultural settings in the ... More


The demography of chronic pain: an overview

Fiona M. Blyth

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the demographic aspects of chronic pain. Topics covered include age distribution, gender distribution, socioeconomic status distribution, and implications for prevention and ... More


The Roads to Reproduction: Comparing Life-Course Trajectories in Preindustrial Eurasia

Martin Dribe, Matteo Manfredini, and Michel Oris

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter studies the transition to first birth using a sequential approach analyzing trajectories in a comparative perspective across seven Eurasian populations. The analysis makes use of ... More


Institutional Explanations for Political Support

Pippa Norris

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Substantial cross‐national variations have been demonstrated in political support/institutional confidence; the aim of this chapter is to investigate why these major differences between countries ... More


The Developing Adolescent Brain in Socioeconomic Context

Martha J. Farah, Kimberly G. Noble, and Hallam Hurt

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter aims to understand the neurocognitive basis of the influence of socioeconomic status (SES) on adolescent development. It shows that both executive and language function vary with SES. ... More


Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Jennifer A. O'Dea and Michael Eriksen (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book brings together up-to-date research and experience of some of the most highly regarded childhood obesity prevention researchers, practitioners, and theorists. Controversial issues include ... More


Categorical Inequality and Gender Difference: Marriage and Remarriage in Northeast China, 1749–1913

Shuang Chen, Cameron Campbell, and James Lee

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

We examine the effects of institutional, family and socioeconomic characteristics on the chances of first marriage and remarriage in Northeast China from the end of the eighteenth century to the ... More


Socioeconomic School Integration: Preliminary Lessons from More Than 80 Districts

Richard D. Kahlenberg

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.13
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter focuses on the socioeconomic school integration plans. It begins with a brief historical overview examining why a number of school districts began placing an emphasis on socioeconomic ... More


The Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

Michael Marmot and Ruth Bell

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter asserts that inequality in the conditions under which people live and work translates into inequalities in health, and that this inequality is unjust. It discusses that socioeconomic ... More


Socioeconomic Disparities in Cancer Incidence and Mortality

Candyce Kroenke and Ichiro Kawachi

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and cancer is complex, dynamic, and evolving. Associations depend on SES measures, cancer type, sociodemographic factors including race/ethnicity, ... More


Should we intervene to improve childhood circumstances?

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/9780198578154.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews epidemiological and developmental findings relevant to intervention that may improve childhood circumstances. It discusses the circumstances of contemporary childhood in an ... More


You Have to Deal with Everybody: The Inhabitants of Small Towns

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the marks of distinction that residents use to describe social strata in their communities as well as the local expectations that blur these distinctions. To understand how ... More


The Effects of Socioeconomic School Integration Policies on Racial School Desegregation

Sean F. Reardon and Lori Rhodes

in Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg.14
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter the effects socioeconomic school integration policies on racial school desegregation. It begins by presenting a brief historical overview of socioeconomic status-based student assignment ... More


Nuptiality: Local Populations, Sources, and Models

Satomi Kurosu and Christer Lundh

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter introduces seven populations (1716–1912) used in the comparative studies of this volume: Scania in southern Sweden, Sart and Pays de Herve in eastern Belgium, Casalguidi in central ... More


Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States: An Introduction

Richard J. Wolitski, Ronald O. Valdiserri, and Ron Stall

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter places health disparities affecting gay and bisexual men within the context of health disparities experienced by other socially marginalized groups in the United States. It defines the ... More


Axes of health inequalities and intersectionality

Sarah E. Hill

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/9780198703358.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the relevance of multiple axes of social identity/position for health inequalities research. Drawing on a range of research (including from countries such as New Zealand and the ... More


Social Class and Test Performance: From Stereotype Threat to Symbolic Violence and Vice Versa

Jean-Claude Croizet and Mathias Millet

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Each year, the profile report issued by the College Board systematically reveals that Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores are strongly related to parental annual income (College Entrance ... More


The Ecology of Economic Disadvantage and Children’s Sleep

Brian P.  Ackerman and and Eleanor D. Brown

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes recent approaches to conceptualizing the ecology of disadvantage in relation to children's sleep. It treats sleep as an indicator and outcome of environmental adversity. It ... More


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