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Contextualizing Disparities: The Case for Comparative Research on Social Inequalities in Health

Social Determinants, Health Disparities and Linkages to Health and Health Care

ISBN: 978-1-78190-587-6, eISBN: 978-1-78190-588-3

ISSN: 0275-4959

Publication date: 14 August 2014

Abstract

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The chapter represents a first step in a research agenda to understand health inequalities within and across societies.

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Olafsdottir, S., Beckfield, J. and Bakhtiari, E. (2014), "Contextualizing Disparities: The Case for Comparative Research on Social Inequalities in Health", Social Determinants, Health Disparities and Linkages to Health and Health Care (Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Vol. 31), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 299-317. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0275-4959(2013)0000031015

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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