Princeton University Library Catalog

Introduction to syndemics : a critical systems approach to public and community health / Merrill Singer.

Author:
Singer, Merrill [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2009.
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
xxi, 274 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Introducing key concepts in syndemics -- 1. Learning from lichen: reconceptualizing health and disease -- Pt. 2. Syndemic cases -- 2. Trucking between the bailiwicks: multidisciplinarity, sava, and synergies in health -- 3. Exemplars: syndemic case studies -- 4. HIV/AIDS and other infections: immune imparity and syndemogenesis -- 5. Beyond contagion: HIV/AIDS and noninfectious disease syndemogenesis -- Pt. 3. Society, history, and the environment -- 6. Inequity as a cofactor: the syndemic impact of social disparities -- 7. Syndemics and the worlds they made -- 8. A world out of balance: emergent and reemergent ecosyndemics -- Pt. 4. Applications of the syndemic perspective -- 9. Practical utility: mobilizing the syndemic model in the promotion of health and treatment disease.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780470472033 (pbk.)
  • 0470472030 (pbk.)
LCCN:
2009008869
OCLC:
314596951
RCP:
C - O