Contrasting lives, contrasting views? Understandings of health inequalities from children in differing social circumstances.

@article{BackettMilburn2003ContrastingLC,
  title={Contrasting lives, contrasting views? Understandings of health inequalities from children in differing social circumstances.},
  author={Kathryn C Backett-Milburn and Sarah Cunningham-Burley and John M. Davis},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={
          613-23
        }
}
Children's differing socio-economic, cultural and familial circumstances and experiences are part of the pathways implicated in health and illness in adulthood. However, in the existing, mainly survey based, work children's own voices tend to be absent and adult-defined data about health and illness accumulated. Little is known about the social and cultural processes, in children's very different childhoods, which underpin and ultimately constitute these epidemiological findings. This paper… CONTINUE READING

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