Policy and Politics
Lonsdale, Jacob, The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health
The world in general - the health world in particular - is struggling to come to terms with the post-cold war realisation that inequality is not just about consumer technologies and designer sunglasses. Here in the UK, many assert that our lower socio-economic groups have now, by some means, acquired all the Ray-Bans and widescreen televisions they need. Yet somehow they're still spoiling the party by dying early.
Globally this problem is, as Sir Bob Geldof has noted, even more acute. This has prompted the World Medical Association (WMA), British Medical Association and the Royal College of Nursing to call for something to be done about the infamous and seemingly unstoppable …
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Publication information: Article title: Policy and Politics. Contributors: Lonsdale, Jacob - Author. Journal title: The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. Volume: 125. Issue: 4 Publication date: July 2005. Page number: 154. © SAGE PUBLICATIONS, INC. Nov 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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