What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse (Studies in Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion)

In recent years, tackling health inequalities has become a key policy objective in the UK. However, doubts remain about how best to translate broad policy recommendations into practice. This book establishes what works in health inequalities policy, how and why. It provides evidence of key targets for intervention through a detailed exploration of lifetime pathways and processes that are found to give rise to health inequalities. Authoritative yet accessible, the book provides a comprehensive account of theory, policy and practice.