Reflective factor structure of occupational health governance

  • María Quintero Soto Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, México
  • Cruz García Lirios Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, México
  • Arturo Sánchez Sánchez Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala, México
  • Francisco Espinoza Morales Universidad de Sonora, México
  • Gilberto Bermúdez Ruíz Universidad Anáhuac México, México
Palabras clave: discourse, governance, occupational health, old age, pension


Roughly, occupational health has been understood as the balance of demands and organizational resources with respect to the prevention of diseases and accidents, as well as adherence to treatment and rehabilitation of convalescent workers, but in a political sense, occupational health is a reflection of a health agenda, the positioning and questioning of health policies, as well as the promises of political campaigns in the field. The objective of this paper is to elucidate the meanings around the categories of agenda, positioning and processing to interpret the discourses of excluded migrants groups, considering the contributions of Carreón (2016; 2019) and García (2017; 2019). A non-experimental, exploratory, cross-sectional, qualitative and quantitative study was carried out with a non-probabilistic sampling of seven informants, considering economic, labor, civil and social status. The results show that the categories in question legitimize the differences between the occupational health of the youth respect to that of the old age population, as well as the role of the State as administrator of retirement funds or economic supports. Empirical and testable lines of research are noted.


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Quintero Soto, M., García Lirios, C., Sánchez Sánchez, A., Espinoza Morales, F., & Bermúdez Ruíz, G. (2019). Reflective factor structure of occupational health governance. SUMMA, 1(1), 69-86. Recuperado a partir de
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