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Researching Critical Questions On Social Justice And Public Health: An Ecosocial Perspective

Nancy Krieger

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195171853
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865352 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0026
Researching Critical Questions On Social Justice And Public Health: An Ecosocial Perspective

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This chapter describes researching critical questions on social justice and public health from an ecosocial perspective. It discusses a proposal for a public health research agenda that advances issues of social justice and includes four components: theory, monitoring, etiology, and prevention. The chapter draws on ecosocial theory and the proposition that social justice is the foundation of public health.

Keywords: research; theory; monitoring; etiology; prevention; health status; health care

Chapter.  6916 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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