1st Edition

The Struggle for Workers' Health




ISBN 9780415784757
Published January 3, 2019 by Routledge
500 Pages

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Book Description

To better understand how strong worker protection systems differ from weak ones, this volume reports and interprets a study carried out in six nations-Sweden, Finland, The German Democratic Republic, The Federal Republic of Germany, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America. The work involved interviews with reputational leaders of different interest groups as well as observations, extensive document study and correspondence with key informants.

Table of Contents

Dedication and Acknowledgments -- Preface -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 Workers’ Health in the Context of Cross-National Study of Health Systems (CNSHS) -- Chapter 3 An Overview of OSH and OSH-PHC Relations in Study Countries and Elsewhere -- Chapter 4 The Social Context and OSH Information -- Chapter 5 Framework -- Chapter 6 An Ideal Model and Strategy for Comparing Cases -- Chapter 7 Sweden -- Chapter 8 Finland -- Chapter 9 East Germany and German History -- Chapter 10 West Germany -- Chapter 11 The United Kingdom -- Chapter 12 The United States of America -- Chapter 13 A Summary Assessment According to the Model of OSH and OSH-PHC -- Chapter 14 A Summing Up: Workers’ Health and Human Development Methods Appendix — Origins, Procedures and Limitations -- Name Index -- Subject Index -- List of Abbreviations.

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