Inequalities In Health: The Black Report

Inequalities In Health: The Black Report Peter Townsend Nick Davidson
  • Title: Inequalities In Health: The Black Report
  • Author: Peter Townsend Nick Davidson
  • ISBN: 9780140224207
  • Page: 276
  • Format: Paperback
  • Inequalities In Health: The Black Report Peter Townsend Nick Davidson Inequalities In Health The Black Report About the Edition ISBN The Acheson Inquiry was the most important government backed examination into inequalities in health in the past years However much of the detailed evidenc
    About the 1999 Edition ISBN 10 1861341741The Acheson Inquiry was the most important government backed examination into inequalities in health in the past 20 years However, much of the detailed evidence presented to the Inquiry has not been published until now.This book presents 17 chapters of evidence commissioned by the Acheson Inquiry to inform their work It proviAbout the 1999 Edition ISBN 10 1861341741The Acheson Inquiry was the most important government backed examination into inequalities in health in the past 20 years However, much of the detailed evidence presented to the Inquiry has not been published until now.This book presents 17 chapters of evidence commissioned by the Acheson Inquiry to inform their work It provides a state of the art review, by leading experts, into aspects of inequalities in health among Mothers families childrenYouthAdults of working ageOlder peopleHousingSocial environmentPoverty and incomeThe NHSNutritionEducationAreasEthnicityTransport pollution material environmentGenderMental healthHealth related behavioursOral healthInequalities in health The evidence is important reading for academics in the social and medical sciences, students, medical professionals and people working within the fields of health and community care This book is part of a series called Studies in poverty, inequality and social exclusion Series Editor David Gordon, Director, Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research.Poverty, inequality and social exclusion remain the most fundamental problems that humanity faces in the 21st century This exciting series, published in association with the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research at the University of Bristol, aims to make cutting edge poverty related research widely available.
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    1. Peter Brereton Townsend was a British sociologist who wrote widely on the economics of poverty and was co founder of the Child Poverty Action Group The Peter Townsend Policy Press Prize was established by the British Academy in his memory Townsend was dedicated to studying very carefully the life of the poorest and most handicapped members of society After early years working for the independent research organisation Political and Economic Planning PEP and then research at the Institute of Community Studies 1954 57 , Peter Townsend became Research Fellow and Lecturer at the London School of Economics 1957 63 He was then appointed Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex in 1963 Subsequently, he held posts in social policy and development at the University of Bristol and the London School of Economics and Political Science LSE.Peter Townsend was regarded as one of the pioneers of research on poverty in the United Kingdom He was Chairman of the Child Poverty Action Group from 1969 and of the Disability Alliance from 1974 Prior to his death in June 2009 he was Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow of Social Policy at the Centre for the Study of Poverty and Social Justice, University of Bristol, and Centennial Professor of International Social Policy, LSE.Townsend s work questions many of the philosophical and theoretical models of poverty whilst also playing a key role in developing new measurements, models and definitions of poverty and inequality ESDS


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