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Health and Social Justice

Politics, Ideology, and Inequity in the Distribution of Disease (Public Health/Vulnerable Populations)

by Richard Hofrichter

  • 205 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Medicine: General Issues,
  • Social issues,
  • Poverty,
  • Health aspects,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Social medicine,
  • Public Health,
  • Health Risk Assessment,
  • Medical / Public Health,
  • Equality,
  • Health,
  • Social justice

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8149066M
    ISBN 100787967335
    ISBN 109780787967338

    Mental Health as a Social Justice Issue. This comment by my friend and colleague, Britt Rhodes, helped me pivot in my understanding of mental health as a social issue (versus purely an individual issue) to a social justice issue. I can spout off the most amazing strategies for optimizing children’s mental health, such as feeding them real. 03/Dr. Joe Schafer is the newest CCJ professor for the Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social expert for the Criminal Justice Research Alliance on issues of policing and police organizations, he has also authored countless research articles, white .

      Health Care and Social Justice. More than half of all people without health insurance live in states that are not planning to expand Medicaid. People in those states who have incomes from the Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates. Despite global progress, staggering health inequalities between rich and poor raise basic questions of social justice. Defining the field of global health law, Lawrence Gostin drives home the need for effective governance and offers a blueprint for reform, based on the principle that the opportunity to live a healthy life is a basic human right.

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