Social Capital and Health

Creating networks for survival and mobility: Social capital among African-American and Latin-American low income mothers. Social Problems, 50, 111–135. ... Understanding place and health: A heuristic for using administrative data.

Social Capital and Health

The purpose of this book is to take stock of what we have learned during the first decade of research on social capital and health. What is social capital? How do we measure it? What have we learned so far about the empirical relationships between social capital and specific health outcomes? What is the potential utility of the concept for designing interventions to improve population health? These are some of the questions that individual chapters will address. [Ed.]

More Books:

Social Capital and Health
Language: en
Pages: 291
Authors: Ichiro Kawachi, S.V. Subramanian, Daniel J. Kim, Daniel Kim
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The purpose of this book is to take stock of what we have learned during the first decade of research on social capital and health. What is social capital? How do we measure it? What have we learned so far about the empirical relationships between social capital and specific health
Migration, Social Capital, and Health
Language: en
Pages: 153
Authors: Raymond Asare Tutu, Janice Desire Busingye
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-04 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book brings readers the first scientific publication, using a mixed-method approach, on the internal migration dynamics regarding disease ecologies of informality and the interactions between social capital, lifestyles, health literacy, and health outcomes in the context of informal settlements in two developing countries - Ghana and Uganda. Through the
Social Capital and Health Inequality in European Welfare States
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: M. Rostila
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-04 - Publisher: Springer

Drawing on cross-national European data from the European Social Survey as well as Swedish national survey data and registers, this book investigates social capital in relation to health and health inequalities in European welfare states.
Global Perspectives on Social Capital and Health
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Ichiro Kawachi, Soshi Takao, S.V. Subramanian
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book is a follow up to Social Capital and Health (2008), edited by Kawachi, Subramanian & Kim. Global Perspectives on Social Capital and Health provides a timely update on emerging topics in a fast-growing field, and features contributions from an outstanding international team of scholars, selected from a diverse
Elgar Companion to Social Capital and Health
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Sherman Folland, Eric Nauenberg
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-31 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Sherman Folland and Eric Nauenberg present the cutting edge of research covering the ever-expanding social capital field. With excellent contributions from leading academics, the Elgar Companion to Social Capital and Health offers a developed examination of new research across sociology, epidemiology, economics, psychology, and political science.