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Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: The Tools Chapter 3: Causes of Death Chapter 4: Age and Sex Chapter 5: Race and Poverty Chapter 6: Lifestyle and Health Behavior Chapter 7: Medical Care Chapter 8: Genes Chapter 9: Stress Chapter 10: Social Inequality Chapter 11: Population Health Chapter 12: Policy

About the Author

Grace Budrys is professor of sociology at DePaul University. She is the author of Our Unsystematic Healthcare System.

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Praise for the first edition: Unequal Health provides an excellent opportunity for readers to begin critically to examine the complex relationship of various social categories and the ways that health is affected..... * Contemporary Sociology *
Budrys's Unequal Health is a comprehensive text for students of the social determinants of health, whether they come from population studies, sociology, or social epidemiology. This edition draws on recent articles and reports from a wide range of publications to introduce students to the methods, theories, and relevant points of discourse. Additionally, this text is written in an engaging and readable style and will prove a useful tool for those who wish to understand unequal health in our world today. -- Loretta E. Bass, University of Oklahoma
Grace Budrys' s book Unequal Health is a perfect textbook on health disparities. The author explains difficult and complex concepts in a conversational and engaging style. The book contains a wealth of information on health disparities, and the presentation of research findings and academic discussions is easy to follow. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn about this very important public health issue. -- Gesine Hearn, Idaho State University
Praise for the first edition: Unequal Health provides an excellent opportunity for readers to begin critically to examine the complex relationship of various social categories and the ways that health is affected. * Contemporary Sociology *

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