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Health and inequality

Open University. Patterns of Inequality Course Team.

Health and inequality

by Open University. Patterns of Inequality Course Team.

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Published by Open University Press in Milton Keynes .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared for the Course Team by Martin Buxton.
SeriesSocial Science a Third Level Course, Patterns of Inequality; Section 2, Inequality within Nations; Unit 13, D302; 13
ContributionsBuxton, Martin.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21643309M

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Health and wealth have always been closely related (Wilkinson, ), and economically disadvantaged racial/ethnic minority populations in the United States experience worse health status on multiple indicators of physical health (Williams, in press). The existence of inequality—a property of the population in question—thus has important consequences for the health of Cited by: 5. Health, Food and Social Inequality investigates how vast amounts of consumer data are used by the food industry to enable the social ranking of products, food outlets and consumers themselves, and how this influences food consumption patterns. This book supplies a fresh social scientific perspective on the health consequences of poor diet.

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) Walter Scheidel out of. Regimes of Inequality is a superbly written and cogently argued book which will rapidly become required reading for scholars of comparative politics.' Desmond King - University of Oxford 'In this eloquent and meticulously researched book, Julia Lynch shows that health outcomes in advanced countries are inextricably linked to broader patterns of.

In her new book, Regimes of Inequality: The Political Economy of Health and Wealth, Lynch outlines what her decade of research on the topic in England, Finland, and France has revealed: health outcomes are directly linked to social and economic inequalities, and the way politicians frame the problem of health inequality sets it up to be unsolvable.

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ADePT-Health dramatically reduces the time taken to prepare standard health equity tables, and makes more widely accessible all the methods covered in Analyzing Health Equity Using Household Survey Data. The health module is one of several in ADePT; others include inequality, poverty, safety nets, and labor markets.

Her new book “Regimes of Inequality: The Political Economy of Health and Wealth” looks at why health inequality as framed by politicians is impossible to tackle. (Image: Eric Sucar) From Medicare for All to expanding the Affordable Care Act to tweaking public insurance options while maintaining private coverage, each candidate contends.

At a time when social inequalities are increasing at an alarming rate, this new edition of Mel Bartley s popular book is a vital resource for understanding the extent of health inequalities and why they are proving to be persistent despite decades of growing knowledge and policies on the issue.

As in the first edition, by examining influences of social class, income, Author: Mel Bartley. Matthew Desmond’s brilliant book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, provides a small window into the lives of families who know that feeling all too well.

Desmond, a just-named Pulitzer Prize winner for his work, spent five years “embedded” in Milwaukee, building the trust of tenants and landlords alike.

References. Sam Peltzman, “Mortality Inequality”, Journal of Economic Perspectives 23(4), Fall Online here. See the data quality and definitions section of the income inequality page for more information about the Gini coefficient for income.

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It carefully explains, in simple terms, the methods most commonly employed by health inequality researchers, enabling readers to judge for themselves how.

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