Challenging Health Inequalities: From Acheson to Choosing Health

Challenging Health Inequalities: From Acheson to Choosing Health

ISBN-10:
1861349009
ISBN-13:
9781861349002
Pub. Date:
09/05/2007
Publisher:
Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
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Challenging Health Inequalities: From Acheson to Choosing Health


This book offers a unique multi-disciplinary perspective on tackling health inequalities in a rich country, examining the New Labour policy agenda for tackling health inequalities and its inherent challenges.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861349002
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 09/05/2007
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Challenging health inequalities: introduction ~ Nick Spencer and Elizabeth Dowler
Progress in tackling health inequalities: a policy maker's perspective ~ Ray Earwicker
Inequalities in mortality rates under New Labour ~ Danny Dorling, Mary Shaw and George Davey Smith
Explaining inequalities in health: theoretical, conceptual and methodological agendas ~ Simon Williams, Michael Calnan and Alan Dolan
Inequalities in pregnancy and early years and the impact across the lifecourse: progress and future challenges ~ Nick Spencer and Catherine Law
Inequalities and ethnicity: evidence and intervention ~ Hannah Bradby and Tarani Chandola
Housing conditions and health ~ David Ormandy
Inequalities in food and nutrition: challenging 'lifestyles' ~ Elizabeth Dowler, Martin Caraher and Paul Lincoln
Behaving badly? Smoking and the role of behaviour change in tackling health inequalities ~ Nick Spencer
Health inequalities and user involvement ~ Jonathan Tritter and Helen Lester
Gilding the ghetto again? Community development approaches to tackling health inequalities ~ Mick Carpenter
A new agenda for social work: tackling health inequalities in physical health ~ Eileen McLeod, Paul Bywaters, Peter Beresford, Suzy Croft and Mark Drakeford
Challenging health inequalities: themes and issues ~ Elizabeth Dowler and Nick Spencer

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