Health and Society in Twentieth-century Britain Paperback
by Helen Jones
Part of the Themes in British Social History series
Few things tell us more of a nation's general well-being than the development of the life-expectancy of its citizens; the rising standards of health that they come to demand; and how evenly that improvement is shared throughout society.
Helen Jones examines the record of twentieth-century Britain in these respects.
She has much heartening progress to record - yet stark inequalities remain.
Her book is thus both a review of, and contribution to, the current debates over gender, class and ethnic inequalities in standards of health in Britain today.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/02/1994
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9780582004597
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