Poverty, Inequality and Health
An International Perspective
Edited by David A. Leon and Gill Walt
Table of Contents
1. Poverty, inequality, and health in international perspective: a divided world?, Leon and Walt
2. The health consequences of the collapse of the Soviet Union, McKee
3. Industrialization and health in historical perspective, Steckel
4. Common threads: underlying components of inequalities in morality between and within countries, Leon
5. Life-course approaches to socio-economic differentials in cause-specific adult mortality, Smith et al.
6. The impact of health interventions on inequalities: infant and child health in Brazil, Victora et al.
7. Children's health in developing countries: issues of coping, child neglect, and marginalization, Lananta
8. Accounts of social capital: the mixed health effects of personal communities and voluntary groups, Kunitz
9. Do health care systems contribute to inequalities?, Mackintosh
10. Measuring health inequality: challenges and new directions, Murray et al.
11. Poverty and inequalities in health within developing countries: filling the information gap, Gwatkin
12. Poverty, inequality, and mental health in developing countries, Patel
13. Injuries, inequalities, and health: from policy vacuum to policy action, Zwi
14. Inequalities in health: is research gender blind?, Macintyre
15. From Science to policy: options for reducing health inequalities, Graham
16. Do poverty alleviation programmes reduce inequities in health? The Bangladesh experience, Mushtaque et at.
17. Economic progress and health, Sen