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Global Inequalities at Work: Work's Impact on the Health of Individuals, Families, and Societies

Jody Heymann


This book is the first to fill in the gaps in the map of occupational health by creating a picture that is truly global, both geographically and in its coverage of the impact of work on the health of individuals, families, and societies. Leaders from universities, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations bring expertise from six continents to this book. Drawing from studies done around the world, this book critically examines the manifold ways in which work is affecting health. The first part covers the wide range of risks—physical, chemical, biological, and social—to the ... More

Keywords: work, working conditions, occupational health, inequalities, health, global

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780195150865
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150865.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jody Heymann, editor
Harvard Medical School
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