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Social Injustice and Public Health 2nd Edition

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Editorial Reviews


"An invaluable primer on how inequity breeds ill health...It should be widely read by policymakers and practitioners looking for a passionate and scholarly review of societal changes that would avert enormous suffering." --New England Journal of Medicine

"A useful contribution to a critical field of public health." --International Journal of Epidemiology

"Essential. A must-have for any public health department and a must-read for those pursuing a career in public health and/or health policy." --Choice

About the Author

Barry S. Levy, M.D., M.P.H., is an Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Tufts University School of Medicine and a past president of the American Public Health Association (APHA), and has had extensive experience in public health practice, education, research, and consulting, both in the United States and 20 other countries. He has written numerous articles and book chapters on a wide range of public health subjects and has co-edited 16 other books, including, with Dr. Sidel, two editions of War and Public Health and two editions of Terrorism and Public Health.

Victor W. Sidel, M.D., is Distinguished University Professor of Social Medicine Emeritus at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and an Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is also a past president of APHA and has been president of the Public Health Association of New York City (PHANYC). He was a founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) and of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), which was the recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2 edition (August 29, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199939225
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199939220
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 1.2 x 6.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #386,114 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A. Summers on September 22, 2014
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I use this book for my students in a Social Determinants of Health course. I think it's excellent.
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