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Author Bambra, Clare

Title Health in Hard Times : Austerity and Health Inequalities
Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (290 pages)
Contents Front cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of tables, figures and boxes; About the authors; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; One: Introduction: Local Health Inequalities in an Age of Austerity; Two: Austerity Then and Now; Three: Placing Health in Austerity; Four: How the Other Half Live; Five: Divided Lives; Six: Minding the Gap; Seven: Mothers in Austerity; Eight: Conclusion: Health in Hard Times; Index; Back cover
Summary Health in hard times is a vital and important review of the impact of austerity on the wellbeing of the UK. Case studies from Stockton-on-Tees, home to some of the starkest health divides, are combined with a holistic review of the repercussions of budget cuts and welfare reforms to provide a portrait of inequalities in the country's health today
Notes Print version record
Subject Public health -- England -- Stockton-on-Tees
Social status -- England -- Stockton-on-Tees
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1447344863