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Gender, Race, Class and Health : Intersectional Approaches

Gender, Race, Class and Health : Intersectional Approaches - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0787976637

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Published: 2006
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Gender, Race, Class and Health : Intersectional Approaches - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0787976637

Amy J. Schulz and Leith Mullings

ISBN13: 978-0787976637
ISBN10: 0787976636
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Gender, Race, Class, and Health examines relationships between economic structures, race, culture, and gender, and their combined influence on health. The authors systematically apply social and behavioral science to inspect how these dimensions intersect to influence health and health care in the United States. This examination brings into sharp focus the potential for influencing policy to improve health through a more complete understanding of the structural nature of race, gender, and class disparities in health. As useful as it is readable, this book is ideal for students and professionals in public health, sociology, anthropology, and women's studies.

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures.
Acknowledgments.
The Editors.
The Process.
The Contributors.

PART ONE: INTERSECTIONALITY AND HEALTH.

1. Intersectionality and Health: An Introduction (Leith Mullings, Amy J. Schulz).

PART TWO: RACE, CLASS, GENDER, AND KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION.

2. Reconstructing the Landscape of Health Disparities Research: Promoting Dialogue and Collaboration Between Feminist Intersectional and Biomedical Paradigms (Lynn Weber).
3. Moods and Representations of Social Inequality (Emily Martin).
4. Constructing Whiteness in Health Disparities Research (Jessie Daniels, Amy J. Schulz).

PART THREE: THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS.

5. The Intersection of Race, Gender, and SES: Health Paradoxes(Pamela Braboy Jackson, David R. Williams).
6. Identity Development, Discrimination, and Psychological Well-Being Among African American and Caribbean Black Adolescents (Cleopatra Howard Caldwell, Barbara J. Guthrie, James S. Jackson).
7. Disparities in Latina Health: An Intersectional Analysis (Ruth E. Zambrana, Bonnie Thornton Dill).
8. Immigrant Workers: Do They Fear Workplace Injuries More Than They Fear Their Employers? (Marianne P. Brown).

PART FOUR: STRUCTURING HEALTH CARE: ACCESS QUALITY AND INEQUALITY.

9. Health Disparities: What Do We Know? What Do We Need to Know? What Should We Do? (H. Jack Geiger).
10. From Conspiracy Theories to Clinical Trials: Questioning the Role of Race and Culture versus Racism and Poverty in Medical Decision Making (Cheryl Mwaria).
11. Whose Health? Whose Justice? Examining Quality of Care and Forms of Advocacy for Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer (Mary K. Anglin).

PART FIVE: DISRUPTING INEQUALITY.

12. Resistance and Resilience The Sojourner Syndrome and the Social Context of Reproduction in Central Harlem (Leith Mullings).
13. Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender in Public Health Interventions (Amy J. Schulz, Nicholas Freudenberg, Jessie Daniels).
14. Movement-Grounded Theory: Intersectional Analysis of Health Inequities in the United States (Sandi Morgen).

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