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dc.contributor.authorSchulz, Amy
dc.contributor.authorNorthridge, Mary E
dc.date.accessioned2019-08-14T15:04:08Z
dc.date.available2019-08-14T15:04:08Z
dc.date.issued2004
dc.identifierhttps://doi.org/10.13016/lasj-vzz4
dc.identifier.citationSchulz, Amy and Northridge, Mary E (2004) Social determinants of health: implications for environmental health promotion. Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education, 31 (4). pp. 455-471.
dc.identifier.issn1090-1981
dc.identifier.otherEprint ID 3008
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/23630
dc.description.abstractIn this article, the authors draw on the disciplines of sociology and environmental and social epidemiology to further understanding of mechanisms through which social factors contribute to disparate environmental exposures and health inequalities. They propose a conceptual framework for environmental health promotion that considers dynamic social processes through which social and environmental inequalities--and associated health disparities--are produced, reproduced, and potentially transformed. Using empirical evidence from the published literature, as well as their own practical experiences in conducting community-based participatory research in Detroit and Harlem, the authors examine health promotion interventions at various levels (community-wide, regional, and national) that aim to improve population health by addressing various aspects of social processes and/or physical environments. Finally, they recommend moving beyond environmental remediation strategies toward environmental health promotion efforts that are sustainable and explicitly designed to reduce social, environmental, and health inequalities.
dc.description.urihttps://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1090198104265598
dc.subjectHealth Equity
dc.subjectDisparities
dc.subjectinterventions
dc.subjectsocial determinants of health
dc.subjecthealth disparities
dc.subjectenvironmental health promotion
dc.subjecthealth promotion interventions
dc.subjectpopulation health
dc.titleSocial determinants of health: implications for environmental health promotion.
dc.typeArticle


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