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Published: 19 September 2013

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199348428

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Epidemiology and the People's Health

Theory and Context

Nancy Krieger

  • The first comprehensive assessment of epidemiological theories concerning the major drivers of group differences in health by race, class, and place
  • Provides a thorough history of the debates surrounding diverse epidemiologic theories, unearthing new insights
  • Blends social, biological, political, and ecological factors into a multifaceted and comprehensive look at epidemiologic theory as a rich tapestry
  • Illuminates various fascinating ancient cultural traditions from around the world and how they have led to the development of modern epidemiology

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