Social Injustice and Public Health (2nd Edition)

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Download Social Injustice and Public Health (2nd Edition) written by Barry S. Levy, Victor W. Sidel in PDF format. This book is under the category Health and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 199939225/9780199939220. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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book-author

Barry S. Levy, Victor W. Sidel

publisher

Oxford University Press; 2nd Edition

file-type

PDF

pages

592 pages

language

English

asin

B00FOU7UB8

isbn10

199939225

isbn13

9780199939220


Book Description

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.

Reviews

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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Additional information

book-author

Barry S. Levy, Victor W. Sidel

publisher

Oxford University Press; 2nd Edition

file-type

PDF

pages

592 pages

language

English

asin

B00FOU7UB8

isbn10

199939225

isbn13

9780199939220

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Foreword
William H. Foege
Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: The Nature of Social Injustice and Its Impact on Public Health
Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel
Box 1-1: Concepts of Social Justice
Box 1-2: Science and Social Justice
Omar Khan and David MKI Liu
Appendix to Chapter 1: Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Part II: How the Health of Specific Population Groups Is Affected by Social Injustice

Chapter 2: Socioeconomically Disadvantaged People
Michael Marmot and Ruth Bell
Chapter 3: Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Carol Easley Allen and Cheryl E. Easley
Box 3-1: Racial and Ethnic Definitions in the U.S. Census
Chapter 4: Women
Gina Maranto and Judy Norsigian
Box 4-1: “Our Bodies, Our Votes” Campaign
Box 4-2: Engagement of Men in Gender-Based Violence Prevention
Chapter 5: Children
Sara Rosenbaum and Kay A. Johnson
Box 5-1: How the United States Compares with Other Developed Countries Developed Countries
Box 5-2: Saving Children’s Lives in Developing Countries
Kathryn Bolles and Sarita Fritzler
Chapter 6: Older People
Carroll L. Estes and Steven P. Wallace
Chapter 7: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender/Transsexual Individuals
Emilia Lombardi and Talia Bettcher
Chapter 8: People with Disabilities
Nora Ellen Groce
Box 8-1: Terminology
Box 8-2: Disability and Education
Box 8-3: Similarities and Differences among People with Disabilities
Box 8-4: Disability during Times of Disaster and Political Upheaval
Chapter 9: Incarcerated People
Ernest M. Drucker
Box 9-1: Political Prisoners
William Schulz
Chapter 10: Homeless People
Lisa Arangua and Lillian Gelberg
Box 10-1: Substandard Housing and Its Impact on Health
Bailus Walker, Jr.
Chapter 11: Forced Migrants: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons
Michael Toole
Part III: How Social Injustice Affects Health

Chapter 12: Medical Care
Oliver Fein and H. Jack Geiger
Box 12-1: Single-payer Health Care
Steffie Woolhandler and David U. Himmelstein
Chapter 13: Infectious Disease
Joia S. Mukherjee and Paul E. Farmer
Chapter 14: Nutrition
J. Larry Brown
Box 14-1: Definitions of Key Terms
Box 14-2: Obesity
Chapter 15: Chronic Non-Communicable Disease
Karen R. Siegel, K.M. Venkat Narayan, and Derek Yach
Chapter 16: Mental Health
Carles Muntaner, Edwin Ng, Haejoo Chung, and William W. Eaton
Chapter 17: Violence
James A. Mercy and Sarah DeGue
Box 17-1: War and Other Forms of Armed Conflict
Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel
Box 17-2: The International Arms Trade
Victor W. Sidel and Barry S. Levy
Box 17-3: Nuclear Weapons and Social Injustice
Robert M. Gould and Patrice M. Sutton
Box 17-4: Genocide
Victor W. Sidel and Barry S. Levy
Chapter 18: Environmental Health
Colin D. Butler and Anthony J. McMichael
Box 18-1: Substandard Housing and Its Impact on Health
Bailus Walker, Jr.
Box 18-2: Impact of Natural Disasters on Social Justice
Linda Young Landesman, Micheal A. Kemp, and Kay C. Goss
Chapter 19: Occupational Health and Safety
Andrea Kidd Taylor and Linda Rae Murray
Box 19-1: Economic Globalization
Ellen R. Shaffer and Joseph E. Brenner
Chapter 20: Oral Health
Myron Allukian, Jr., Alice M. Horowitz, and Chloe A. Wong
Box 20-1: Oral Health Inequalities in Developing Countries
Chapter 21: International Health
Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel
Box 21-1: Trafficking in Persons
Box 21-2: Hunger and Malnutrition in Developing Countries
Box 21-3: Export of Hazardous Substances from Developed Countries to Developing Countries
Part IV: What Needs To Be Done

Chapter 22: Addressing Social Injustice in a Human Rights Context
Sofia Gruskin and Paula Braveman
Box 22-1: Promoting the Rights of “Undocumented Immigrants”
Carmen Nevarez
Chapter 23: Promoting Social Justice Through Public Health Policies, Programs, and Services
Alonzo Plough
Chapter 24: Strengthening Communities and the Roles of Individuals in Building Community Life
Robert E. Aronson, Kay Lovelace, John W. Hatch, and Tony L. Whitehead
Box 24-1: Strengthening Communities in Developing Countries
Gail Snetro-Plewman and Angela Brasington
Chapter 25: Promoting Social Justice Through Education in Public Health
Robert S. Lawrence
Box 25-1: International Declaration of Health Rights
Chapter 26: Researching Critical Questions on Social Justice and Public Health: An Ecosocial Perspective
Nancy Krieger
Chapter 27: Protecting Human Rights through International and National Law
Peter Weiss and Henry A. Freedman
Box 27-1: Preventing Torture
Leonard S. Rubenstein and Vincent Iacopino
Chapter 28: Learning from the Social Movements of the 1960s
Oliver Fein and Charlotte Phillips
Box 28-1: The Occupy Wall Street Movement
Arthur Chen and Peggy Saika
Chapter 29: Promoting Equitable and Sustainable Human Development
Richard Jolly
Box 29-1: The Roles of International Non-governmental Organizations in Promoting Equitable and Sustainable Human Development
Raymond C. Offenheiser and M. Porter McConnell
Box 29-2: The Roles of Foundations in Promoting Equitable and Sustainable Human Development
Mark Sidel
Appendix: Organizations Addressing Issues of Social Injustice and Public Health

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