Addressing Social Injustice in a Human Rights Context in Social Injustice and Public Health

This second edition of Social Injustice and Public Health is a comprehensive, up-to-date, evidence-based resource on the relationship of social injustice to many aspects of public health. With contributions from leading experts in public health, medicine, health, social sciences, and other fields, this integrated book documents the adverse effects of social injustice on health and makes recommendations on what needs to be done to reduce social injustice and thereby improve the public’s health.

A chapter by Sofia Gruskin and Paula Braveman explores the influence of social injustice on health and presents recommendations for ways to reduce social injustice, ultimately advancing the public’s health.

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Details:

Editors: Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Side
Featured Chapter Authors: Sofia Gruskin, Paula Braveman
Published By: Oxford University Press
Date: August 29, 2013
Publication Link: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/social-injustice-and-public-health-9780199939220?q=sofia%20gruskin&lang=en&cc=us#