Who, and what, causes health inequities?
Reflections on emerging debates from an exploratory Latin American/North American workshop
Author(s)/Editor(s): Krieger N, Alegría M, Almeida-Filho N et al.
Publisher/Organizer: J Epidemiol Community Health
Publication date: 2010
“Rapidly rising interest - from national and international health organisations, governments, civil society, the private sector and myriad academic disciplines - in what has become known as the ‘social determinants of health’1 2 is welcome to the many, in and outside of public health, who have long held that issues of social justice and the public's health are inextricably linked (box 1).2 3 As inevitably happens, however, when an issue gets ‘mainstreamed’, a multiplicity of disparate voices enter the discussion, informed by not only different disciplinary vantages, but also divergent values, priorities and politics….”