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Gender in/and/of health inequalities

Broom, Dorothy


The relationship between gender and health inequalities is potentially complicated, raising questions for health and social research, practice and policy. In this paper, I use two population health case studies - obesity and smoking - to explore the interplay between gender and socioeconomic position. The cases show that, on its own, neither dimension of inequality affords a comprehensive picture of these significant risks to public health. Furthermore, historical change in the socioeconomic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Social Issues


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