Differential Mortality: Methodological Issues and Biosocial Factors

Paperback | June 1, 1995

EditorLado Ruzicka, Guillaume Wunsch, Penny Kane

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There are strongly pronounced differentials between survival chances for different social classes in less developed countries. This book gives insight into the variety of factors-biological, social, economic and cultural-associated with these inequalities in mortality rates. Certain of thepapers deal with new conceptual approaches and methodological issues, while others cover particular countries in Asia and Latin America, providing overall an important and provoking study of inequality in death. Contributors: L. Ruzicka, J. Duchene, G. Wunsch, R. H. Gray, S. Horiuchi, S. D'Souza, E. E. Arriaga, J. M. Guzman, B. Utomo, M. B. Iskandar, N. H. Fisek, A. Palloni, G. C. Myers, A. Bouckaert, P. Kane

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There are strongly pronounced differentials between survival chances for different social classes in less developed countries. This book gives insight into the variety of factors-biological, social, economic and cultural-associated with these inequalities in mortality rates. Certain of thepapers deal with new conceptual approaches and ...

Lado Ruzicka is at Australian National University, Canberra. Guillaume Wunsch is at Catholic University of Louvain.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.63 inPublished:June 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198288824

ISBN - 13:9780198288824

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`All the papers appear to be of a high academic standard, and the topics discussed are of considerable relevance and importance ... It will be read for many years to come with benefit by scholars of many disciplines and also by others who are interested and concerned with the welfare ofdeveloping countries.' Journal of Biosocial Science