About the Editors.
About the Authors.
PART ONE: BACKGROUND.
1 Introduction: Advancing Methods in Social Epidemiology (J. Michael Oakes and Jay S. Kaufman).
2 The History of Methods of Social Epidemiology to 1965 (Christopher S. Hamlin).
PART TWO: MEASURES AND MEASUREMENT.
3 Indicators of Socioeconomic Position (Bruna Galobardes, Mary Shaw, Debbie A. Lawlor, George Davey Smith, and John Lynch).
4 Measuring and Analyzing “Race,” Racism, and Racial Discrimination (Saffron Karlsen and James Yzet Nazroo).
5 Measuring Poverty (David M. Betson and Jennifer L. Warlick).
6 Measuring Health Inequalities (Sam Harper and John Lynch).
7 A Conceptual Framework for Measuring Segregation and Its Association with Population Outcomes (Sean F. Reardon).
8 Measures of Residential Community Contexts (Patricia O’Campo and Margaret O’Brien Caughy).
9 Using Census Data to Approximate Neighborhood Effects (Lynne C. Messer and Jay S. Kaufman).
PART THREE: DESIGN AND ANALYSIS.
10 Community-Based Participatory Research: Rationale and Relevance for Social Epidemiology (Paula M. Lantz, Barbara A. Israel, Amy J. Schulz, and Angela Reyes).
11 Network Methods in Social Epidemiology (Peter V. Marsden).
12 Identifying Social Interactions: A Review (Lawrence E. Blume and Steven N. Durlauf).
13 Multilevel Studies (Tony A. Blakely and S. V. Subramanian).
14 Experimental Social Epidemiology—Controlled Community Trials (Peter J. Hannan).
15 Propensity Score Matching for Social Epidemiology (J. Michael Oakes and Pamela Jo Johnson).
16 Using Causal Diagrams to Understand Common Problems in Social Epidemiology (M. Maria Glymour).
17 Natural Experiments and Instrumental Variable Analyses in Social Epidemiology (M. Maria Glymour).