The Resource Unequal health : the scandal of our times, Danny Dorling

Unequal health : the scandal of our times, Danny Dorling

Label
Unequal health : the scandal of our times
Title
Unequal health
Title remainder
the scandal of our times
Statement of responsibility
Danny Dorling
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book shows conclusively that inequalities in health are the scandal of our times in the most unequal of rich nations and calls for immediate action to reduce these inequalities in the near future
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
RA418
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Unequal health : the scandal of our times, Danny Dorling
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""UNEQUAL HEALTH""; ""Contents""; ""Sources of extracts""; ""Section I: The long view""; ""Section II: The liberal record""; ""Section III: Medicine and politics""; ""Section IV: Despair and joy""; ""Section V: Global inequality""; ""Section VI: Thinking, drawing and counting""; ""Section VII: Changing demographics and ageing populations""; ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""SECTION 1 The long view""; ""1. Unequal health: why a scandal, and why now?""; ""Seeing past scandals in the present""; ""The scandal of our times""; ""Why economic inequality harms health""
  • ""Introduction""""The new welfare reform bill""; ""Not all work is good for you ""; ""The solutions â€? mass medication? ""; ""Conclusion: residual functioning ability ""; ""10. Inequalities in premature mortality in Britain: observational study from 1921 to 2007 ""; ""Abstract ""; ""Introduction ""; ""Methods ""; ""Results ""; ""The longer historical picture""; ""Discussion ""; ""Strengths and limitations ""; ""Conclusions and policy implications""; ""SECTION III Medicine and politics""; ""11. Medicine is a social science, and politics is nothing else but medicine on a large scale""
  • ""Tracking progress towards (sensible) targets """"Taking poverty into account ""; ""What does all this show? ""; ""Are these inequalities inevitable? ""; ""Are these inequalities acceptable? ""; ""Have policy changes been sufficient to redress these inequalities? ""; ""What do recent changes suggest for inequalities in the future? ""; ""8. Closer to equality? Assessing New Labourâ€?s record on health after 10 years in government""; ""Target 1: Infant mortality rates ""; ""Target 2: Life expectancy comparisons by area ""; ""Conclusion""; ""9. Social harm and social policy in Britain ""
  • ""Where most infants die""""Conclusions""; ""5. Who cares in England and Wales? The Positive Care Law""; ""How this fits in ""; ""Summary""; ""Introduction ""; ""Method ""; ""Results""; ""Discussion ""; ""SECTION II The liberal record""; ""6. Paving the way for â€?any willing providerâ€? to privatise the NHS""; ""Origins of the Coalition governmentâ€?s Health and Social Care Bill""; ""Reasons not to privatise""; ""Conclusion and collusion""; ""7. Health inequalities and New Labour: how the promises compare with real progress7""; ""Summary points""; ""Introduction""
  • ""Why cooperation helps us all""""2. The long view: from 1817 to 2012""; ""From Medinipur to Manchester""; ""Under the High Level Bridge""; ""Epidemiological imaginations""; ""The ghosts of past times""; ""The beginnings and the ends""; ""Conclusion""; ""Annex""; ""3. The ghost of Christmas past: health effects of poverty in London in 1896 and 1991""; ""Abstract ""; ""Introduction""; ""Method ""; ""Results ""; ""Discussion ""; ""Annex: Letter, â€?Inequalities and Christmas yet to comeâ€?""; ""4. Infant mortality and social progress in Britain, 1905â€?2005""; ""Introduction""; ""Background ""
Control code
ocn835131874
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (490 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299384996
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 469749
Quality assurance targets
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.b28561417
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)835131874
  • jstor1299384994

Library Locations

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