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23%OFFJulie Cwikel - Social Epidemiology: Strategies for Public Health Activism - 9780231100489 - V9780231100489
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Social Epidemiology: Strategies for Public Health Activism

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Description for Social Epidemiology: Strategies for Public Health Activism Hardback. Tracking the distribution of disease and pinpointing relevant risk factors, this book reveals how social problems are intrinsically linked to the health of populations. This book shows how the growing field of social epidemiology is both practical and activist. It draws on empirical findings to conduct policymaking research. Num Pages: 632 pages, 91 illus. BIC Classification: JKS; MBNH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 167 x 40. Weight in Grams: 1070. Strategies for Public Health Activism. 632 pages, 91 black & white illustrations. Tracking the distribution of disease and pinpointing relevant risk factors, this book reveals how social problems are intrinsically linked to the health of populations. This book shows how the growing field of social epidemiology is both practical and activist. It draws on empirical findings to conduct policymaking research. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: JKS; MBNH. Dimension: 238 x 167 x 40. Weight: 1070.
By tracking the distribution of disease and pinpointing relevant risk factors, social epidemiology reveals how social problems are intrinsically linked to the health of populations. The practice also takes into account the psychosocial, biological, and medical determinants of disease and health, encouraging a rich and multidisciplinary approach to analyzing and solving complex contemporary social issues. This book provides a clear and comprehensive set of tools for practice. Julie Cwikel begins with an overview of the historical roots of public health and social medicine and shows how they formed the theoretical basis for current social epidemiological methods. Cwikel then explains the ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Number of pages
632
Condition
New
Number of Pages
632
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780231100489
SKU
V9780231100489
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About Julie Cwikel
Julie Cwikel is professor in the Spitzer Department of Social Work and founder and director of the Center for Women's Health Studies and Promotion at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel. Julie Cwikel, MSW, PhD is Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Shiva, Israel, where she also ... Read more

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"A welcome addition to every practitioner and researcher's library, especially physicians" Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

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