Health Inequalities: the Black Report and Beyond

  • Ross Brocklehurst
  • John Costello


The key points discussed in this chapter include:
  • the extent to which key historical events and social changes have influenced public health and social inequalities prior to the publication of the Black Report

  • the influence of government reports, reforms and research relating to inequalities in health experiences of different social groups

  • how public health initiatives have sought to address social inequalities since the publication of the Black Report findings.


Social Class Health Inequality Social Inequality Health Experience Lower Social Classis 
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