As one of several explanations for class differentials in health, health selection has received remarkably little systematic attention in the inequalities debate.
It is widely regarded as having (at best) a very minor role in the production of inequalities, and a theoretical debt to social Darwinism.
This paper examines the validity of those assumptions in terms of the evidence which has emerged since the publication of the « Black Report ».
Mots-clés Pascal : Inégalité, Mortalité, Maladie, Classe sociale, Statut socioéconomique, Mobilité sociale, Critère, Etude critique, Analyse sociologique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Inequality, Mortality, Disease, Social class, Socioeconomic status, Social mobility, Criterion, Critical study, Social analysis, Human
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