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Poverty, Inequality, and Health: An International Perspective

David Leon and Gill Walt


This book raises new and critical issues about health inequalities. It provides an international perspective on this problem, with contributions from the developed and developing world. The outcome of a Public Health Forum organized by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, this book brings together material from internationally recognised contributors from a wide range of disciplines and countries. The chapters reflect this diversity, ranging from the micro- to the macro-level, and from aetiology to intervention. Topics covered include: the over-arching concepts linking economic ... More

Keywords: health inequalities, Public Health Forum, micro-level, macro-level, health status, developed countries, poverty and inequality, social influences, biological influences, policy

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Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780192631961
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Leon, editor

Gill Walt, editor
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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