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racial politics of health

Ntombenhle Protasia Khotie Torkington

racial politics of health

a Liverpool profile

by Ntombenhle Protasia Khotie Torkington

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Published by Univeristy of Liverpool, Dept. of Sociology, Merseyside Area Profile Group in Liverpool .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementNtombenhle Protasia Khotie Torkington.
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20217253M

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  Briefing Book Racial Equality Under Trump. In just two months, the Trump Administration has already made it harder for African Americans to buy a house, to vote, to enjoy clean air and water, and to retire with dignity. By Matthew Colangelo from Ma , pm – 4 MIN READ.   Politics. America's Health Segregation Problem. Racial differences in almost every health outcome—from infant mortality to life expectancy––are obvious and pronounced, especially between.


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In the contemporary United States, matters of life and health have become key political concerns. Important to this politics of life is the desire to overcome racial inequalities in health; from heart disease to diabetes, the populations most afflicted by a range of illnesses are racialized minorities.