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Items in this list may be obtained from the sources cited. Contact information reflects the most current data about the source that has been provided to the MCH Digital Library.

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National Association of County and City Health Officials. 2015. Adaptive leadership and public health. Washington, DC: National Association of County and City Health Officials, 1 video (5 min., 25 sec.).

Annotation: This video examines adaptive leadership as a practical framework for leading consequential change in the midst of significant market and sociopolitical transformation. Topics include how local health officials and their staff are exploring innovative partnerships with other agencies in health care and beyond and identifying new ways of operating within and influencing the economic and social conditions of the health system.

Contact: National Association of County and City Health Officials, 1100 17th Street, N.W., Seventh Floor, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 783-5550 Fax: (202) 783-1583 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Barriers, Community action, Health care reform, Health systems agencies, Leadership, Local health agencies, Organizational change, Policy development, Political systems, Public private partnerships, Social conditions, Socioeconomic factors, Systems development, Transitions

Solar O, Irwin A. 2010. A conceptual framework for action on the social determinants of health. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 75 pp. (Social determinants of health discussion paper 2)

Annotation: This paper describes a review of different frameworks for understanding the social determinants of health and how it was summarized and synthesized into a single conceptual framework for action. The paper also identifies elements of policy directions for action implied by the proposed conceptual framework and analysis of policy approaches.

Contact: World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland , Telephone: (+ 41 22) 791 21 11 Fax: (+ 41 22) 791 3111 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Alienation, Community action, Discrimination, Equal opportunities, Health status, Life course, Models, Policy analysis, Policy development, Political systems, Public policy, Social values, Sociocultural factors, Socioeconomic factors, Theories

Dawes SS, Bloniart PA, Kelly KL, Fletcher PD. 1999. Some assembly required: Building a digital government for the 21st century. Albany, NY: State University of New York, University at Albany, Center for Technology in Government, 36 pp.

Annotation: This workshop report focuses on the environment in which government information services are developed and the challenges that result from complex multilayered Federal-state-local systems. The workshop participants identified political, organizational, technological, economic, and human factors that shape the implementation environment. The report includes a needs assessment, research opportunities, and six recommendations for furthering the goals of the Digital Government Program.

Contact: Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, State University of New York, 187 Wolf Road, Suite 301, Albany, NY 12205, Telephone: (518) 442-3892 Fax: (518) 442-3886 E-mail: Web Site:

Keywords: Collaboration, Cooperation, Federal government, Financing, Information systems, Leadership, Local government, Political systems, Research, State government

Institute for Women's Policy Research. 1996. The status of women in the states: Politics, economics, health, demographics. Washington, DC: Institute for Women's Policy Research, 64 pp.

Annotation: This statistical compilation assesses the status of women at the state level with regard to these topics: political involvement, employment and earnings, economic autonomy, reproductive rights, health and vital statistics, and demographics. It gives baseline data women's advocates can use to improve the condition of women at the state level. The data are presented in various forms: textual summaries, maps, graphs, and tables. Appendices include information on the methodology used, terms and sources, and national resources, among other information.

Contact: Institute for Women's Policy Research, 1200 18th Street, N.W., Suite 301, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 785-5100 Fax: (202) 833-4362 E-mail: Web Site: $10.00, nonmembers; $8.00, members; price includes shipping and handling; prepayment required. Document Number: ISBN 1-878428-32-2; Item no. R103.

Keywords: Demographics, Employment, Health, Participation, Political systems, Reproductive rights, Salaries, Socioeconomic status, State data, Statistical reference sources, Vital statistics, Women

Schmittroth L, ed. 1995. Statistical record of women worldwide. (2nd ed.). Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 1047 pp.

Annotation: This statistical summary presents data that reflect the condition of women, their lives, and their opportunities throughout the world. The preface describes the intent, methodology, and organization of the volume, and provides information on its use. It includes published and non-published data from governmental and non-governmental sources. The individual tables provide source information; a complete list of sources consulted is also included, and detailed indexes are provided. The range of topics covered are: attitudes and opinions; business and economics; crime, law enforcement, and legal justice; domestic life; education; health and medical care; income, spending, and wealth; labor, employment, and occupations; the military; population and vital statistics; public life; religion; sexuality; and sports and recreation.

Contact: Cengage Learning, P.O. Box 6904, Florence, KY 41022-6904, Telephone: (800) 354-9706 Fax: (800) 487-8488 E-mail: Web Site: Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-8103-8872-3.

Keywords: Attitudes, Business, Careers, Costs, Crime, Criminal justice system, Data, Demographics, Economic factors, Education, Employment, Family economics, Family income, Family life, Government, Health, Health services, International data, Labor, Law enforcement, Military, Political systems, Religion, Sex role, Sexuality, Sports, Vital statistics, Women, Women's rights

U.S. Public Health Service, Office of the Surgeon General. 1989. Surgeon General's Workshop on Drunk Driving: Background papers. Rockville, MD: U.S. Office of the Surgeon General, 260 pp. (OSAP prevention library; no. 1)

Annotation: The background papers in this volume were commissioned to provide a foundation for and launch the discussion of the expert panels of the workshop. The authors presented state of the art in the different fields and describe the various attempts throughout the country and world to prevent alcohol-impaired driving. The topics were alcohol beverage control policies, mass communication effects on drinking and driving, epidemiologic perspectives on drunk driving, controlling injuries due to drinking and driving, the effectiveness of legal sanctions in dealing with drinking drivers, issues in the enforcement of impaired driving laws, transportation and alcohol service policies, injury control, youth impaired driving, problems among Native Americans and Alaska Natives, drunk driving among blacks and Hispanics, treatment, and citizen advocacy.

Contact: U.S. Office of the Surgeon General, Tower Building, Plaza Level 1, Room 100, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (240) 276-8853 Fax: (240) 453-6141 Web Site: Price unknown.

Keywords: Adolescents, Advertising, Advocacy, Advocacy, Alaska natives, American Indians, Blacks, Business, Consumer education, Criminal justice system, Data, Epidemiology, Hispanic Americans, Impaired driving, Industry, Injury prevention, Intervention, Law enforcement, Legislation, Mass media, Media campaigns, Motor vehicles, Outreach, Policies, Political systems, Prevention, Rehabilitation

United Nations. The world's women. New York, NY: United Nations,

Contact: United Nations Publications, Two United Nations Plaza, Room DC2-853, New York, NY 10017, Telephone: (800) 253-9646 Secondary Telephone: (212) 963-8302 Fax: (212) 963-3489 E-mail: Web Site: Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Age groups, Asian language materials, Data, Demography, Domestic violence, Economic factors, Education, Environmental health, Family characteristics, Family relations, Fertility, Housing, International data, Leadership, Non English language materials, Political systems, Risk factors, Sex role, Spanish language materials, Women, Women's health, Women's rights, Work force


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.