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Gender, race, class, and health : intersectional approaches

Author: Leith Mullings; Amy J Schulz
Publisher: San Francisco, CA Jossey-Bass 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leith Mullings; Amy J Schulz
ISBN: 0787976636 9780787976637
OCLC Number: 255445098
Description: XX, 447 Seiten
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).
Responsibility: Amy J. Schulz, Leith Mullings, editors


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"...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 Read more...

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