Social Inequalities

Social Inequalities

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Social inequality refers to a situation in which individuals in a society do not have equal social status. Areas of potential social inequality include voting rights, freedom of speech and assembly, the extent of property rights and access to education, health care, quality housing and other social goods. This book presents current research from across the globe in the study of social inequality, including social inequalities in health and their international variations; social stratification by sex, age and social class in Chinese society; the impact of social risk factors on pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period; the predictive validity of modern racism and socio-economic conditions and health in Europe.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 191 pages
  • 155 x 230 x 12.7mm | 436g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • Illustrations, map.
  • 1613248423
  • 9781613248423

Table of contents

Preface; Socioeconomic & Sex Inequalities in Health of Japanese Civil Servants with International Comparisons: Role of Job Strain, Work Hours & Work-Family Conflicts; Sex, Age, & Class Influences on Quality of Life in Chinese Cities; The Impact of Social Risk Factors on Pregnancy, Childbirth & the Postpartum Period: What Should We Know about the Personal Situation of Pregnant Women in Antenatal Care?; On the Predictive Validity of Measures of Modern Racism: The Moderating Role of the Salience of Racial Bias; Socio-Economic Conditions & Health in Europe: A Comparison among the 27 EU Countries; On Social Inequalities; Socio-Economic Variations in Female Adult Height in Africa; "We're Already Doing That", So Why the Slow Progress in Reducing Health Disparities between Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Populations?; Index.
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