Social determinants of health

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Oldroyd, John. (2019). Social determinants of health. In Public health : Local and global perspectives pp. 105-123 Cambridge University Press.
AuthorsOldroyd, John
Abstract

Chapter 6 of textbook "Public Health : Local and Global Perspectives" (2nd Edition). "Public Health : Local and Global Perspectives" provides students with a comprehensive overview of Australian and international public health issues and contexts. It introduces the discipline of public health and aims to deepen students’ understanding of the determinants of health, historical and theoretical perspectives of public health, current health research and evidence-based practice.

The learning objectives of Chapter 6 are:

1. describe the relative contribution of individual behaviours, the healthcare sector and structural factors to the generation of health
2. describe the differences between health inequalities and health inequities
3. understand the concept of social justice
4. explain the social gradient in health
5. expound key social determinants of health from "The Solid Facts".

Page range105-123
Year2019
Book titlePublic health : Local and global perspectives
PublisherCambridge University Press
Place of publicationCambridge, United Kingdom
New York, New York
Melbourne, Victoria
New Delhi, India
Singapore, Singapore
EditionSecond edition
ISBN9781108456456
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529705119
Research or scholarlyScholarly
Output statusPublished
Publication dates
Print2019
Publication process dates
Deposited04 Oct 2023
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