Lookup NU author(s): Professor Clare Bambra
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Americans live three years less than their counterparts in France or Sweden. Scottish men survive two years less than English men. Across Europe, women in the poorest communities live up to ten years less than those in the richest. Revealing gaps in life expectancy of up to 25 years between places just a few miles apart, this important book demonstrates that where you live can kill you. Clare Bambra, a leading expert in public health, draws on case studies from across the globe to examine the social, environmental, economic and political causes of these health inequalities, how they have evolved over time and what they are like today. Bambra concludes by considering how health divides might develop in the future and what should be done, so that where you live is not a matter of life and death.
Author(s): Bambra C
Publication type: Authored Book
Publication status: Published
Number of Pages: 320
Print publication date: 30/08/2016
Acceptance date: 01/04/2016
Publisher: Policy Press
Place Published: Bristol
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