Social Injustice and Public Health (3rd Ed.)

Coordinator: Levy Barry S.

Language: Anglais
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"An invaluable primer on how inequity breeds ill health" -New England Journal of Medicine AN ESSENTIAL WORK ON SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH, NOW UPDATED AND EXPANDED This newly revised edition of the classic text is a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for understanding and addressing the profound impacts of social injustice on public health. Across chapters from experts in health and medicine, readers learn to recognize both the threads of inequity and the health impacts they produce. The result is illuminating and essential reading for students and professionals in public health. Enriched with photographs and case examples and featuring contributions from the luminaries whose work helped define the field, Social Injustice and Public Health is a foundational text for understanding and addressing today's biggest challenges in health.
Barry S. Levy, M.D., M.P.H., Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Tufts University School of Medicine and a past president of the American Public Health Association, has had extensive experience in public health practice, education, research, and consulting in the United States and many other countries. He has written more than 200 articles and book chapters on a wide range of public health subjects and has co-edited 19 other books.