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    • From causes to solutions - insights from lay knowledge about health inequalities 

      Putland, Christine; Baum, Fran; Ziersch, Anna Marie (BioMed Central, 2011-01)
      Background: This paper reports on a qualitative study of lay knowledge about health inequalities and solutions to address them. Social determinants of health are responsible for a large proportion of health inequalities ...
    • Neighbourhood Life, Social Capital and Perceptions of Safety in the Western Suburbs of Adelaide 

      Ziersch, Anna Marie; Putland, Christine; Palmer, Catherine; MacDougall, Colin James; Baum, Fran (2007)
      In this paper we report on a South Australian study of perceptions of safety and aspects of neighbourhood life including social capital which involved the analysis of 2400 self-completed questionnaires. A path analysis ...
    • People and Places – Urban location, social capital and health. 

      Baum, Fran; Ziersch, Anna Marie; Zhang, Guangyu; Putland, Christine; Palmer, Catherine; MacDougall, Colin James; O'Dwyer, Lisel Alice; Coveney, John David (South Australian Community Health Research Unit, 2007)
      People's health status is strongly related to their socio-economic status. Less well-off people are more likely to have a shorter life expectancy and more illnesses than their richer counterparts. There is also a growing ...
    • Practical Social Capital: a guide to creating health and wellbeing. 

      Pomagalska, Dorota; Putland, Christine; Ziersch, Anna Marie; Baum, Fran; Arthurson, Kathy; Orchard, Lionel Robert; House, Tim (South Australian Community Health Research Unit, 2009)
      This Guide resulted from a research project funded by the Australian Research Council and conducted at Flinders University. The research process involved people who work in local and state governments and people who are ...
    • Practical Social Capital: a policy briefing. 

      Putland, Christine; Baum, Fran; Ziersch, Anna Marie; Arthurson, Kathy; Pomagalska, Dorota; Orchard, Lionel Robert; House, Tim (South Australian Community Health Research Unit, 2009)
      This briefing is intended for policy makers who fund and make decisions about the availability of community based programs that intend to strengthen social capital and promote health and wellbeing. The briefing synthesises ...