Person

Anna Ziersch

Description

Anna Ziersch is a qualitative and quantitative social scientist with a background in social psychology. She holds an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship, based at the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity, and has an overarching interest in health inequities, in particular multidisciplinary and multimethod approaches to understanding the social determinants of health.

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ORCID ID

0000-0001-6600-2568

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Journal article

8 Oct 2018
23

Improving primary health care and local government collaboration has great potential to improve the quality of health planning and action on social determinants, thus advancing population health and health equity.

Conference paper

29 Nov 2013
14

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research.

This paper was presented at SOAC 6, held in Sydney from 26-29 November 2013.

SOAC 6was the largest conference to date, with over...

Journal article

6 Feb 2013
9

Background: Job loss is a discrete life event, with multiple adverse consequences for physical and mental health and implications for agency. Our research explores the consequences of job loss for retrenched workers’ mental health by examining the interplay between their agency and the structures shaping...

Journal article

6 Sep 2012
49

Job loss has negative consequences for health and evidence shows that the agency of workers experiencing job loss is affected by labour market and welfare policy. The policy environment into which workers emerge after losing their jobs strongly influences the way job loss and its...

Report

26 Mar 2009
86

Compared to the general South Australian urban population, people in this study reported lower levels of physical and mental health and experience of racism was associated with poorer health outcomes of participants.

After consultations with policy makers and practitioners, key policy issues were identified...

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