Unequal Health (BOK)

Danny Dorling

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Health inequalities are the most important inequalities of all. In the USA and the UK these inequalities have now reached an extent not seen for over a century. Most peoples' health is much better now than then, but the gaps in life expectancy between regions, between cities, and between neighbourhoods within cities now surpass the worst measures over the last hundred years. In almost all other affluent countries, inequalities in health are lower and people live longer. In his new book, academic and writer Danny Dorling describes the current extent of inequalities in health as the scandal of our times. He provides nine new chapters and updates a wide selection of his highly influential writings on health, including international peer reviewed studies, annotated lectures, newspaper articles, and interview transcripts, to create an accessible collection that is both contemporary and authoritative. As a whole the 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

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Danny Dorling
Forlag
Policy Press
ISBN 9781447305149
Antall sider 400 Dimensjoner 17,2cm x 24cm x 3cm
Vekt 779 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd