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Kaufman, Jay S. (2007). Making Causal Inferences about Macrosocial Factors as a Basis for Public Health Policies.. Galea, Sandro (Ed.) (pp. 355-373). New York: Springer.


This book explores social factors such as culture, mass media, political systems, and migration that influence public health while systematically considering how we may best study these factors and use our knowledge from this study to guide public health interventions. Throughout, contributors emphasize the potential of population strategies to influence traditional risk factors associated with health and disease. Each section ends with Galea’s integrative chapters, bringing the observations and conclusions from the chapters into clear, usable focus.

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