Barry S. Levy, Victor W. Sidel
Oxford University Press; 2nd Edition
Social Injustice and Public Health; 2nd Edition; (PDF) is an up-to-date; comprehensive; evidence-based resource on the relationship of social injustice to many features of public health. With contributions from prominent experts in public health; medicine; social sciences; health and other fields; this integrated ebook documents the adverse effects of social injustice on health and makes recommendations on what needs to be done to lessen social injustice and thus improve the public’s health.
Social Injustice and Public Health 2e is distributed into four parts:
- The nature of social injustice and its influence on public health
- How the health of particular population groups is affected by social injustice
- How social injustice adversely influences medical care; infectious and chronic non-communicable disease; nutrition; violence; mental health; occupational and environmental health; oral health; and aspects of global health
- What needs to be done; such as talking about social injustice in a human rights context; encouraging social justice through public health programs and policies; strengthening communities; and promoting equitable and sustainable human development
With 78 contributors who are specialists in their particular subject areas; this textbook is perfect for students and practitioners in public health; nursing; medicine; and other health sciences. It is the conclusive resource for anyone seeking to better comprehend the social determinants of health and how to address them to lessen social injustice and improve the public’s health.
“A helpful contribution to a critical field of public health.” — International Journal of Epidemiology
“Essential. A mandatory for any public health department and a must-read for those pursuing a career in public health and/or health policy.” — Choice
“a priceless primer on how inequity breeds ill health…it should be extensively read by policymakers and practitioners looking for a fervent and scholarly review of societal changes that would avert huge suffering.” — New England journal of medicine
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