Social Determinants of Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Social Determinants of Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

by Adrian Bonner (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9781447336853
Publisher: Policy Press, Bristol Univ. Press
Publication date: 10/01/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Adrian Bonner is honorary professor at the University of Stirling, and a consultant in community-based research for the Salvation Army.

Table of Contents

List of tables and figures vii

Notes on contributors viii

Acknowledgements xvi

Preface xix

Part 1 Life chances 1

1 The individual: growing into society Adrian Bonner 3

2 Addressing inequalities in education: parallels with health Kirstin Kerr 17

3 Wholistic well-being and happiness: psychosocial-spiritual perspectives Andrew Parnham 29

4 Nutrition in marginalised groups Rosalind Fallaize Julie Lovegrove 41

Part 2 Lifestyle challenges 55

5 Alcohol-related harm and health inequalities Katherine Smith Jon Foster Katherine Brown 57

6 Addiction, inequality and recovery Jenny Svanberg 73

7 Health and exercise in the community Naomi Brooks 87

8 Health and well-being in the digital society Nathan Critchlow 103

Part 3 Social and community networks 119

9 Building an inclusive community through social capital: the role of volunteering in reaching those on the edge of community Claire Bonham 121

10 Support for people with learning disabilities: promoting an inclusive community Barbara McIntosh 135

11 Community well-being programmes: reviewing 'what works' Anne-Marie Bagnall 149

12 Looking through a realist lens: services provided by faith-based and third sector organisations Jean Hannah 165

Part 4 Employment and housing 179

13 Social enterprise and the well-being of young people not in education, employment or training Steve Coles 181

14 Health and homelessness Katy Hetherington Neil Hamlet 195

15 Local authority perspectives on community planning and localism: a case study Joyce Melican 211

Part 5 Supporting people at the edge of the community 225

16 Towards an integrative theory of homelessness and rough sleeping Nick Maguire 227

17 Mental health and multiple exclusions Claire Luscombe 241

18 Brain injury and social exclusion Michael Oddy Sara da Silva Ramos Deborah Fortescue 255

19 What works to improve the health of the multiply excluded? Nigel Hewett 265

Part 6 The socio-political environment 279

20 Geopolitical aspects of health: austerity and health inequalities Clare Bambra Kayleigh Garthwaite Amy Greer Murphy 281

21 Health and well-being of refugees and migrants within a politically contested environment Gayle Munro 299

22 The Care Act 2014 Paul Burstow 311

23 Health and social care in an age of austerity Charles West 325

Conclusion Adrian Bonner 337

Index 341

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