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Public Health and Social Justice [electronic resource]

Martin Donohoe, editor
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass/John Wiley & Sons, ©2013.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Related Title
Virtual Library of Virginia EBL DDA purchased title
Series
Public Health/Vulnerable Populations
Donohoe, Martin. Public Health/Vulnerable Populations
ISBN
9781118223093 (electronic bk.), 1118223098 (electronic bk.), 9781118236765, 1118236769, 9781118261705, 1118261704, 9781118088142 (pbk.)
Summary
Praise for Public Health and Social Justice"This compilation unifies ostensibly distant corners of our broad discipline under the common pursuit of health as an achievable, non-negotiable human right. It goes beyond analysis to impassioned suggestions for moving closer to the vision of health equity."--Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, Kolokotrones University Professor and chair, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; co-founder, Partners In Health"This superb book is the best work yet concerning the relationships between public health and social justice."-Howard Waitzkin, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of New Mexico"This book gives public health professionals, researchers and advocates the essential knowledge they need to capture the energy that social justice brings to our enterprise."-Nicholas Freudenberg, DrPH, Distinguished Professor of Public Health, the City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College"The breadth of topics selected provides a strong overview of social justice in medicine and public health for readers new to the topic."-William Wiist, DHSc, MPH, MS, senior scientist and head, Office of Health and Society Studies, Interdisciplinary Health Policy Institute, Northern Arizona University"This book is a tremendous contribution to the literature of social justice and public health."-Catherine Thomasson, MD, executive director, Physicians for Social Responsibility"This book will serve as an essential reference for students, teachers and practitioners in the health and human services who are committed to social responsibility."-Shafik Dharamsi, PhD, faculty of medicine, University of British Columbia.
Contents
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Public health as social justice / Dan E. Beauchamp
  • What we mean by social determinants of health / Vicente Navarro
  • The magic mountain : trickle-down economics in a Philippine garbage dump / Matthew Power
  • Family medicine should encourage the development of luxury practices : negative position / Martin Donohoe
  • Homelessness in the United States : history, epidemiology, health issues, women, and public policy / Martin Donohoe
  • Historical and contemporary factors contributing to the plight of migrant farmworkers in the United States / Safina Koreishi, Martin Donohue
  • The persistence of American Indian health disparities / David S. Jones
  • Prejudice and the medical profession : a five-year update / Peter A. Clark
  • Sexual and gender minority health : what we know and what needs to be done / Kenneth H. Mayer [and others]
  • Mental disorders, health inequalities, and ethics : a global perspective / Emmanuel M. Ngui [and others]
  • Incarceration nation : health and welfare in the prison system in the United States / Martin Donohoe
  • Individual and societal forms of violence against women in the United States and the developing world : an overview / Martin Donohoe
  • Obstacles to abortion in the United States / Martin Donohoe
  • The way it was / Eleanor Cooney
  • Weighty matters : public health aspects of the obesity epidemic / Martin Donohoe
  • Cigarettes : the other weapons of mass destruction / Martin Donohoe
  • Guns and suicide in the United States / Matthew Miller, David Hemenway
  • Factory farms as primary polluter / Martin Donohoe
  • Genetically modified foods : health and environmental risks and the corporate agribusiness agenda / Martin Donohoe
  • Opposition to the use of hormone growth promoters in beef and dairy cattle production (American Public Health Association Policy Statement, adopted 2009) / Eleanor Starmer [and others]
  • Roles and responsibilities of health care professionals in combating environmental degradation and social injustice : education and activism / Martin Donohoe
  • Global warming : a public health crisis demanding immediate action / Martin Donohoe
  • Flowers, diamonds, and gold : the destructive public health, human rights, and environmental consequences of symbols of love / Martin Donohoe
  • Is a modest health care system possible? / Andrew Jameton
  • The health consequences of the diversion of resources to war and preparation for war / Victor W. Sidel, Barry S. Levy
  • A brief summary of the medical impacts of Hiroshima / Robert Vergun [and others]
  • Medical science under dictatorship / Leo Alexander
  • War, rape, and genocide : never again? / Martin Donohoe
  • Combating corporate control : protecting education, media, legislation, and health care / Martin Donohoe
  • The pharmaceutical industry : friend or foe? / Jennifer R. Niebyl
  • Unnecessary testing in obstetrics, gynecology, and general medicine : causes and consequences of the unwarranted use of costly and unscientific (yet profitable) screening modalities / Martin Donohoe
  • Urine trouble : practical, legal, and ethical issues surrounding mandated drug testing of physicians / Martin Donohoe
  • Promoting public understanding of population health / Stephen Bezruchka
  • Some ideas for a common agenda / Peter Montague, Carolyn Raffensperger
  • Taking on corporate power--and winning / Robert Weissman
  • US health care : single-payer or market reform / David U. Himmelstein, Steffie Woolhandler
  • US health professionals oppose war / Walter J. Lear
  • The residency program in social medicine of Montefiore Medical Center : 37 years of mission-driven, interdisciplinary training in primary care, population health, and social medicine / A.H. Strelnick [and others]
  • Stories and society : using literature to teach medical students about public health and social justice / Martin Donohoe.
Description
1 online resource (xxviii, 626 pages) : illustrations.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publisher no.
EB00058832 Recorded Books
Series Statement
Public Health/Vulnerable Populations ; [bk. 31]
Donohoe, Martin. Public Health/Vulnerable Populations ; bk. 31
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