ISBN-10:
0521736307
ISBN-13:
9780521736305
Pub. Date:
08/17/2009
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Successful Societies: How Institutions and Culture Affect Health

Successful Societies: How Institutions and Culture Affect Health

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ISBN-13: 9780521736305
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/17/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 358
Sales rank: 1,068,166
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Peter A. Hall is Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies at Harvard University and Co-Director of the Successful Societies Program for the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. He is the author of Governing the Economy (1986) and more than seventy articles in comparative political economy. He is an editor of many books, including Changing France: The Politics that Markets Make (2006), Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage (2001), and The Political Power of Economic Ideas (1989).

Mich�le Lamont is Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and African and African-American Studies at Harvard University and Co-Director of the Successful Societies Program. She is the author of Money, Morals, and Manners (1992), The Dignity of Working Men (2000), How Professors Think (2009), and edited books such as Cultivating Differences (1992), The Cultural Territories of Race (1999), and Rethinking Comparative Cultural Sociology (2000). She is serving as Chair of the Council for European Studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction Peter A. Hall and Michele Lamont; 1. Population health and the dynamics of collective development Clyde Hertzman and Arjumand Siddiqi; 2. Social interactions in human development: pathways to health and capabilities Daniel P. Keating; 3. Health, social relations and public policy Peter A. Hall and Rosemary C. R. Taylor; 4. Population health and development: an institutional-cultural approach to capability expansion Peter Evans; 5. Responding to AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: culture, institutions, and health Ann Swidler; 6. Responses to racism, health, and social inclusion as a dimension of successful societies Michele Lamont; 7. Collective imaginary and population health (how health data can highlight cultural history) Gerard Bouchard; 8. Making sense of public health: citizenship regimes and public health in Victorian England Jane Jenson; 9. The multicultural welfare state? Will Kymlicka; 10. From state-centrism to neoliberalism: macro-historical contexts of population health since World War II William H. Sewell, Jr.

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