Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Social Injustice and Public Health$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195171853

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 18 November 2017

Nutrition

Nutrition

Chapter:
(p.238) 14 NUTRITION
Source:
Social Injustice and Public Health
Author(s):

J. Larry Brown

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0014

This chapter addresses social injustice as it relates to nutrition and the relationship between poor nutritional status and adverse health outcomes. It describes the impact of social injustice on nutrition and roots and underlying factors, as well as what needs to be done. A box describes obesity in relation to social injustice. The chapter concludes that government policy that invests in all households and narrows disparities in income and wealth will end not only hunger, but also the many other adverse health outcomes that result from social injustice.

Keywords:   social injustice, food policy, hunger, children, poverty, inequality

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .