The Sociology of Health Inequalities
July 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
Beyond the Black Report: Mel Bartley (International Center for Health and Society), David Blane (Imperial School of Science Technology and Medicine), and George Davey Smith (Bristol University Medical School).
Part I: Understanding the social dynamics of health inequalities.
Part II: Social and spatial inequalities in health.
Notes on Contributors.
"The Sociology of Health and Illness tackles health inequality with the overarching goal of linking medicine and social science. The social dynamics of health inequalities and social and spatial inequities in health are assessed. Contributors address morality, crime, psychological perspectives, lay knowledge, the utility of geography, sex differences, genetic and ethnic differences and economic factors." Sociological Abstracts , 2000