As thousands of citizens around the nation take to the streets to protest for racial justice, you may be wondering how racism and healthcare intersect. Even though our building is closed, the following eBooks that address this complicated issue are available for checkout:
- The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills by David Ansell, MD explores the connection between systemic inequality and health in the United States.
- Inequality and African-American Health: How Racial Disparities Create Sickness by Shirley A Hill explores how the medical system has helped to construct the concept of race, and how racial inequalities mirror health inequalities in the United States.
- Cultural Safety, Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations: A Critical Theoretical Perspective by Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu discusses the need for culturally sensitive healthcare. The author outlines the characteristics of a culturally safe healthcare practitioner.
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