Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in Social Work.

Date

2015-03

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Volume Title

Publisher

Policy Press

Type

Book

Peer reviewed

Yes

Abstract

Inequalities between groups of people are of increasing international concern noted particularly in the work of Michael Marmot. This ground-breaking book is the first to examine inequalities experienced by LGBT people and to consider the role of social work in addressing them. The book is organised in three parts: the first provides a policy context for in four countries; the second examines social work practice in tackling health in equalities and the third section considers recent LGBT research and pedagogic developments. The books distinctive approach includes: • Contributions from eight countries worldwide • The use of practice vignettes in service design and practice development • Key theoretical perspectives in health inequalities including social determinants of health, minority stress, ecological approaches and human rights;

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Keywords

health equity, human rights, lifecourse

Citation

Fish, J. and Karban, K. (eds) (2015) Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in Social Work. Bristol: The Policy Press.

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Research Institute

Institute of Health, Health Policy and Social Care