[Inequalities in health related to social class in women. What is the effect of the measure used?].

@article{Borrell2004InequalitiesIH,
  title={[Inequalities in health related to social class in women. What is the effect of the measure used?].},
  author={Carme Borrell and Izabella Rohlfs and Luc{\'i}a Artazcoz and Carles J M Muntaner},
  journal={Gaceta sanitaria},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 Suppl 2},
  pages={75-82}
}
Classical theories of social stratification share the assumption that the family is the unit of stratification, using the man's occupation as a measure of social class. These theories were criticized by feminism, which claimed that women were not visible in class analysis. The present article aims firstly to review measurement of women's social class, secondly to review studies on the impact of different measures of social class on inequalities in health among women, and thirdly to illustrate… CONTINUE READING