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The Resource Global inequality and human needs : health and illness in an increasingly unequal world, Laurie Wermuth

Global inequality and human needs : health and illness in an increasingly unequal world, Laurie Wermuth

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Global inequality and human needs : health and illness in an increasingly unequal world
Title
Global inequality and human needs
Title remainder
health and illness in an increasingly unequal world
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Wermuth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Wermuth, Laurie Ann
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • World health
  • World health
  • Medical care
  • Equality
Label
Global inequality and human needs : health and illness in an increasingly unequal world, Laurie Wermuth
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-231) and index
Contents
  • The Political Economy of Health: Adding Global and Power Dimensions to Social Influences on Health.
  • How This Book Is Organized
  • 2.
  • Theoretical Foundations for Studying Health Inequalities.
  • Explaining Variations in Population Health.
  • Foundations for a Social Science of Health and Inequality.
  • The Two Transitions of Developed Countries.
  • Labor Force-Health Relationships.
  • Theoretical Foundations for Understanding Gender Differences in Health.
  • Social Hierarchy's Effects on Mind and Body.
  • 1.
  • Social Cohesion and Income Inequality
  • 3.
  • A Political Economy Approach to Health.
  • The World Economic System.
  • A Global Model of Social Influences on Health
  • 4.
  • Health and Inequality: Principles and Examples.
  • Principle 1.
  • Principle 2.
  • Principle 3.
  • Thinking Socially About Health.
  • Principle 4.
  • Principle 5.
  • Principle 6.
  • The Russian Case Example.
  • Policies Matter!
  • 5.
  • Thinking Globally About Health.
  • Global Trends.
  • Regional Trends in World Health
  • 6.
  • Thinking Socially About Health.
  • Gender, Race, and Ethnic Influences on Health.
  • Gender and Health.
  • A Global Approach to Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health
  • 7.
  • Mental Health: Social and Global Issues.
  • Major Categories of Mental Illness.
  • A Cross-National Study of Mental Illness: Clues to the Global Prevalence and Correlates of Mental Illness.
  • Poverty, Unemployment, and Job Insecurity.
  • Social Support and Mental Health.
  • Alienation and Social Exclusion.
  • Social Networks, Social Isolation, and Health.
  • A Global Perspective on Mental Health
  • 8.
  • Underdevelopment and Health.
  • Underdevelopment and Health.
  • Characteristics of Countries in the World Economic System.
  • Inequality and Human Needs.
  • Health and Life Expectancy on the Periphery.
  • Causes of Underdevelopment and Poor Health: African Countries.
  • The Policies of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
  • Programs That Improve Quality of Life and Health for the Poor.
  • The AIDS Epidemic.
  • Prospects for Improvement?
  • 9.
  • Development and Health: Promise and Limitations.
  • Approaches to Development.
  • Refining the "Wealth Equals Health" Formula: Six Dynamics.
  • Principle 9.
  • Recipe for Healthy Development: Mix in Social Welfare and Equality-enhancing Policies
  • 10.
  • Policies for Building Healthy Societies.
  • Tackling HIV/AIDS.
  • Poverty, Social Inequality, and Health.
  • Making Societies Healthier.
  • What Can We Do as Individuals?
  • App.
  • Principles as Sociological Health Patterns
  • How Does Social Inequality Bring About Differences in Health?
  • Inequality Internationally.
Control code
7161593
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780205343966
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002034252
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (DLC) 2002034252
  • 7161593
  • (BNAtoc) 2002034252
Label
Global inequality and human needs : health and illness in an increasingly unequal world, Laurie Wermuth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-231) and index
Contents
  • The Political Economy of Health: Adding Global and Power Dimensions to Social Influences on Health.
  • How This Book Is Organized
  • 2.
  • Theoretical Foundations for Studying Health Inequalities.
  • Explaining Variations in Population Health.
  • Foundations for a Social Science of Health and Inequality.
  • The Two Transitions of Developed Countries.
  • Labor Force-Health Relationships.
  • Theoretical Foundations for Understanding Gender Differences in Health.
  • Social Hierarchy's Effects on Mind and Body.
  • 1.
  • Social Cohesion and Income Inequality
  • 3.
  • A Political Economy Approach to Health.
  • The World Economic System.
  • A Global Model of Social Influences on Health
  • 4.
  • Health and Inequality: Principles and Examples.
  • Principle 1.
  • Principle 2.
  • Principle 3.
  • Thinking Socially About Health.
  • Principle 4.
  • Principle 5.
  • Principle 6.
  • The Russian Case Example.
  • Policies Matter!
  • 5.
  • Thinking Globally About Health.
  • Global Trends.
  • Regional Trends in World Health
  • 6.
  • Thinking Socially About Health.
  • Gender, Race, and Ethnic Influences on Health.
  • Gender and Health.
  • A Global Approach to Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health
  • 7.
  • Mental Health: Social and Global Issues.
  • Major Categories of Mental Illness.
  • A Cross-National Study of Mental Illness: Clues to the Global Prevalence and Correlates of Mental Illness.
  • Poverty, Unemployment, and Job Insecurity.
  • Social Support and Mental Health.
  • Alienation and Social Exclusion.
  • Social Networks, Social Isolation, and Health.
  • A Global Perspective on Mental Health
  • 8.
  • Underdevelopment and Health.
  • Underdevelopment and Health.
  • Characteristics of Countries in the World Economic System.
  • Inequality and Human Needs.
  • Health and Life Expectancy on the Periphery.
  • Causes of Underdevelopment and Poor Health: African Countries.
  • The Policies of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
  • Programs That Improve Quality of Life and Health for the Poor.
  • The AIDS Epidemic.
  • Prospects for Improvement?
  • 9.
  • Development and Health: Promise and Limitations.
  • Approaches to Development.
  • Refining the "Wealth Equals Health" Formula: Six Dynamics.
  • Principle 9.
  • Recipe for Healthy Development: Mix in Social Welfare and Equality-enhancing Policies
  • 10.
  • Policies for Building Healthy Societies.
  • Tackling HIV/AIDS.
  • Poverty, Social Inequality, and Health.
  • Making Societies Healthier.
  • What Can We Do as Individuals?
  • App.
  • Principles as Sociological Health Patterns
  • How Does Social Inequality Bring About Differences in Health?
  • Inequality Internationally.
Control code
7161593
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 242 p.
Isbn
9780205343966
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002034252
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (DLC) 2002034252
  • 7161593
  • (BNAtoc) 2002034252

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