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Gender, Race, Class and Health By Edited by Amy J. Schulz

Gender, Race, Class and Health
by Edited by Amy J. Schulz

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This book for faculty, students, and researchers in public health and the social sciences addresses health disparities based on race and racism, and classism and gender and sexism. This edited volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of social scientists and public health scholars to examine these issues.
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Gender, Race, Class and Health: Intersectional Approaches by Edited by Amy J. Schulz

"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.

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Gender, Race, Class and Health Reviews


"...pathbreaking in clarifying how and why intersectional approaches to health research will best allow us to understand and formulate applied solutions to address health disparities." (Gender and Society) "...coherent illustration of potential contribution of qualitative social science to debates on disparities in health." (New England Journal of Medicine, January 18, 2007)

About Edited by Amy J. Schulz


Amy J. Schulz, Ph.D., M.P.H., is a research associate professor with joint appointments in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, and associate director of the Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health at the University of Michigan. Leith Mullings, Ph.D., is Presidential Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and recipient of the Prize for Distinguished Achievement in the Critical Study of North America (1997) from the Society for the Anthropology of North America.

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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GOR010304174
Gender, Race, Class and Health: Intersectional Approaches by Edited by Amy J. Schulz
Edited by Amy J. Schulz
Public Health/Vulnerable Populations
Used - Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2005-11-17
448
0787976636
9780787976637
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.