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Reflections on the development of health inequalities policy in the United Kingdom

Oliver, Adam (2008) Reflections on the development of health inequalities policy in the United Kingdom. LSE Health working papers, 11/2008. LSE Health, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853280040

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Abstract

Abstracts are written to summarise documents and to whet the reader’s interest. Alas, many readers just use them as a substitute for reading the whole paper, which given the brevity of abstracts can give a somewhat distorted impression. I hope that having read this abstract, you will read on. If you do, you will find that I offer a little personal history and a little impersonal history on the development of interest in the issue of health inequalities in the United Kingdom. I then summarise the policy response of recent Labour governments, briefly detail the effects of this response, and finally offer my own three-pronged policy attack on our thus far really quite stubborn inequalities in health.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Official URL: http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/LSEHealth/
Additional Information: © 2008 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Collections > LSE Health Working Paper Series in Health Policy and Economics
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: 11/2008
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2009 14:45
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22679/

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