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Author De Maio, Fernando, 1976- author.

Title Global health inequities : a sociological perspective / Fernando De. Maio
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 184 pages) : illustrations
Series Sociology for globalizing societies
Sociology for globalizing societies.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Understanding Global Health -- 3. The Epidemiological Transition -- 4. The Burden of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases -- 5. Neglected Tropical Diseases -- 6. Treating the Sick -- 7. Reducing Health Inequities
Summary Despite living in a globalized world there exist staggering inequalities in health. Global Health Inequities questions taken-for-granted assumptions about globalization and health. Critical but accessible, the book links theory and empirical work to elucidate key debates, highlighting the most significant challenges facing global health today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages154-179) and index
Notes Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force. WlAbNL
Print version record
Subject World health -- Sociological aspects
World health.
Social medicine.
Global Health
Health Status Disparities
Healthcare Disparities
Socioeconomic Factors
Sociology, Medical
Society & social sciences.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Health and Fitness.
Social medicine
World health
Globalisering -- hälsoaspekter.
Jämställdhet -- hälsoaspekter.
Hälsovård -- sociala aspekter.
Health and Wellbeing.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781137400635