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Author Ansell, David A., author
Title The death gap : how inequality kills / David A. Ansell, MD
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  RA418.3.U6 A57 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020543237
Descript xviii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-222) and index
Preface: one street, two worlds -- American roulette. American roulette -- Structural violence and the death gap -- Location, location, location -- Perception is reality -- The three Bs: beliefs, behavior, biology -- Trapped by inequity. Fire and rain: life and death in natural disasters -- Mass incarceration, premature death, and community health -- Immigration status and health inequality -- Health care inequality. The US health care system: separate and unequal -- The poison pill: the Affordable Care Act -- The cure. Community efficacy and the death gap. -- Community activism against structural violence -- Observe, judge, act
Subject Social medicine -- United States
Equality -- Health aspects -- United States
Poverty -- Health aspects -- United States
Racism -- Health aspects -- United States
Health -- Social aspects -- United States
Health and race -- United States
Discrimination in medical care -- United States
Medical policy -- United States
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