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Title Health inequality and development / edited by Mark McGillivray, Indranil Dutta and David Lawson

Publ Info Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
 CCRI-Lincoln  RA418.5 .P6 H426 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  RA418.5.P6 H426 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Series Studies in development economics and policy
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Health Inequality and Development: Achieving Better Health in Developing Countries / David Lawson -- 2. Measurement and Explanation of Inequality in Health and Health Care in Low-Income Settings / Owen O'Donnell -- 3. Global Inequality in Health: Disparities in Human Longevity among Countries / Mark McGillivray -- 4. Determinants of Child Weight and Height in Sri Lanka: A Quantile Regression Approach / Dileni Gunewardena -- 5. Environmental Determinants of Child Mortality in Kenya / Clive J. Mutunga -- 6. How Growth and Related Instabilities Lower Child Survival / Julie Subervie -- 7. Intra-Household Arrangements and Adult Health Satisfaction: Evidence from Mexico / Mariano Rojas -- 8. Individual and Collective Resources and Women's Health in Morocco / Marie-Claude Martin -- 9. Health and Female Labour Market Participation: The Case of Uganda / David Lawson
Note "This book investigates issues related to health inequality with a particular interest on developing countries. It provides rigorous empirical work on both trends and causal factors behind health inequality, analyzes the implications of health deprivations on poverty traps and suggests practical policies which can be implemented"-- Provided by publisher
LC subject Social medicine -- Developing countries
Equality -- Health aspects -- Developing countries
Public health -- Social aspects -- Developing countries
Mesh Subject Health Status Disparities
Developing Countries
Add Author McGillivray, Mark
Dutta, Indranil, 1972-
Lawson, David, 1971-
ISBN 9780230280656 (hardback)
023028065X (hardback)