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245 00 Health inequities in India :|ba synthesis of recent 
       evidence /|cedited by T.K. Sundari Ravindran, Rakhal 
       Gaitonde 
264  1 Singapore :|bSpringer Singapore :|bImprint: Springer,
       |c2018 
300    1 online resource (xxv, 239 pages) :|billustrations, 
       digital ;|c24 cm 
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505 0  Chapter 1. Structural Drivers of Inequities in Health TK 
       Sundari Ravindran, Rakhal Gaitonde & Prashanth Nuggehalli 
       Srinivas -- Chapter 2. Conceptual Approaches to Examining 
       Health Inequities Rakhal Gaitonde -- Chapter 3. Research 
       on Inequities and Inequalities in Health in India: A 
       Mapping of the Field Rakhal Gaitonde -- Chapter 4. Health 
       inequities in India by Socio-economic Position Prashanth 
       Nuggehalli Srinivas -- Chapter 5. Inequities in Health in 
       India and Dalit and Adivasi Populations Sudharshini 
       Subramaniam -- Chapter 6. Gender-based Inequities in 
       Health in India Priyadarshini Chidambaram -- Chapter 7. 
       Other Socially-Constructed Vulnerabilities: Focus on 
       People Living with HIV/AIDS and Internal Migrants Grace A.
       Chitra -- Chapter 8. The Role of the Health System Rakhal 
       Gaitonde -- Chapter 9. Health Equity Research: A Political
       Project TK Sundari Ravindran, RakhalGaitonde, Pras hanth 
       Nuggehalli Srinivas, Sudharshini Subramaniam, 
       Priyadarshini Chidambaram and Grace A. Chitra 
520    This timely contribution to the global literature on 
       health inequities approaches the subject through a 
       synthesis and analysis of relevant published literature on
       India. Amongst the BRICS countries, India ranks the lowest
       in the gender-gap index and has the highest poverty rate, 
       and there is clear evidence that socio-economic 
       inequalities have increased in India in the twenty-first 
       century. These have direct impact on the health conditions
       of its people; however, there has been relatively little 
       concerted research attention on health inequities in 
       India. This volume fills the gap by synthesizing research 
       evidence since the year 2000 on the topic. This is perhaps
       the first volume on this topic of such scope and breadth. 
       Its uniqueness lies in the synthesis of evidence across a 
       range of axes of disadvantages within a single volume: 
       socio-economic position, caste, gender, other socially 
       constructed vulnerabilities such as disability, HIV status,
       migrant status; and health-system factors contributing to 
       or mitigating inequities in health. Each core chapter not 
       only summarizes research findings but also engages 
       critically with the perspectives reflected in the chapters
       and proposes a framework for understanding the mechanisms 
       through which health inequities result. This volume 
       highlights and addresses research gaps in both methodology
       and content, and is valuable to researchers and students 
       of public health and allied health disciplines, including 
       the social sciences, and also to policy makers and donors 
650  0 Medical care|xUtilization|zIndia|xRegional disparities 
650  0 Medically underserved areas|zIndia 
650  0 Hospital utilization|zIndia|xRegional disparities 
650 14 Medicine & Public Health 
650 24 Quality of Life Research 
650 24 Medical Sociology 
650 24 Health Economics 
700 1  Ravindran, T.K. Sundari,|eeditor 
700 1  Gaitonde, Rakhal,|eeditor 
710 2  SpringerLink (Online service) 
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