Social Injustice and Public Health

by Barry S. Levy (Editor)

"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.

Book details

Publication date
July 03, 2019
Publisher
Page count
592
ISBN
9780190914677