Social Science and Medicine Reviews and Response Institute of Health Equity

Social Science and Medicine, October 2010, Vol. 71, Issue 7.

In this volume of the Journal Social Science and Medicine, 8 commentaries on The Marmot Review and a Response were published.

The Commentaries:

'Investing in Health to Improve the Wellbeing of the Disadvantaged: Reversing the argument of Fair Society, Healthy Lives', by David Canning and Diana Bowser.

'Rising up with Shoe Leather? A Comment on Fair Society, Healthy Lives', by Amitabh Chandra and Tom S. Vogl.

'Reactions to Fair society, Healthy Lives', by Malavika A. Subramanyam, Ichiro Kawachi, and S.V. Subramanian.

'Swimming Upstream? Taking Action on the Social Determinants of Health Inequalities', by Margaret Whitehead and Jennie Popay.

'Evidence-based Politics: How Successful have Government Reviews been as Policy Instruments to Reduce Health Inequalities in England?', by Philippa Howden-Chapman.

'The Marmot Review - Social Revolution by Stealth', by Constance Nathanson and Kim Hopper.

'Against the Organization of Misery? the Marmot Review of Health Inequalities', by Kate E. Pickett and Danny Dorling.

'Has the English Strategy to Reduce Health Inequalities Failed?', by Johan P. Mackenbach.

The response:

'A Social Movement, Based on Evidence, to Reduce Inequalities in Health', by Michael Marmot, Jessica Allen, and Peter Goldblatt.

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