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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 807–810.
Published: 01 June 1995
...Elizabeth Howe Bradley Annette Dula and Sara Goering, eds. “It Just Ain't Fair”: The Ethics of Health Care for African Americans . Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1994. 315 pp. $69.95 cloth, $19.95 paper. Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Reviews 807 the political agenda had...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1999) 24 (6): 1410–1412.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Thomas A. LaVeist Anthony P. Polednak. Segregation, Poverty, and Mortality in Urban African Americans. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. 184 pp. $39.95 cloth. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 References La Veist , T. A. 1989 . Linking Residential Segregation to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 861–881.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., they are the only providers for which current reporting requirements make it possible to fully assess racial disparities in use and quality of care. We find that African Americans' use of nursing homes in 2000 in the United States was 14 percent higher than Caucasians' use. The largest relative African...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2013) 38 (5): 987–1021.
Published: 01 October 2013
... South African alcohol control policies — the Western Cape Liquor Bill and the city of Cape Town's liquor bylaws — in two regional English-language newspapers between 2007 and 2011. In so doing, the article highlights the particularities of the political valence of alcohol in the South African context...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1997) 22 (1): 49–71.
Published: 01 February 1997
... particular, those without private or public supplementary insurance, those with low incomes, African Americans, and the oldest old had lower utilization before the MFS. The impact after implementation of the MFS on vulnerable populations was similar, for the most part, to that for other beneficiaries...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2008) 33 (1): 117–133.
Published: 01 February 2008
... outstrips supply. In this book, Michelle Goodwin systematically reviews the general ways in which the United States' current organ-donation and transplantation system negatively affects potential donors and recipients, particularly African Americans. She proposes solving these problems by changing the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 319–337.
Published: 01 April 1993
...David McBride This study traces the major policy shifts in medical care that have affected disadvantaged African-Americans and the response of this community's medical leadership to these changes. Since World War II policy has passed through three major phases. The first— engagement —ran from the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2015) 40 (6): 1115–1155.
Published: 01 December 2015
... those with heart disease diagnoses are less likely to vote. These associations differ by race and educational status; notably, African Americans and those with lower education with cancer are even more likely to turn out to vote than whites and those with more education with cancer. We discuss the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1999) 24 (1): 91–114.
Published: 01 February 1999
.... Multivariate logistic regression analysis identified factors independently associated with health services utilization. Subjects were classified as unsheltered, emergency-sheltered, bridge-housed, doubled-up, and housed-poor. The median age of the subjects was 38.4 years; 78.6 percent were African American and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2009) 34 (3): 325–359.
Published: 01 June 2009
.... Implementing model public participation and consultation processes can be informed by the Communities of Color Genetics Policy Project, which engaged individuals from African American and Latino communities of diverse socioeconomic levels in the process of “rational democratic deliberation” on ethical and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 274–277.
Published: 01 February 1994
... Sandra E. Taylor, edr. Health lssues in the Black Community. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, CA, 1992. N.p., cloth. Ronald Braithwaite and Sandra Taylor have brought together an impres- sive group of health service providers, analysts, and activists to review the health issues facing African...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 909–913.
Published: 01 August 1994
...- one African American grandmothers in Oakland, California, who are the primary caregivers for their grandchildren because the mothers of these infants, young children, and adolescents are victims of the crack cocaine scourge. (A few of the grandmothers, having raised their grandchildren, are...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2017) 42 (2): 413–417.
Published: 01 April 2017
... African American health. In following the tradition of critical race theory, Blood Sugar departs from overly simplistic analyses of race and racism in making clear that racism should not be theorized as measures on individual attitudes or prejudices. The book is less concerned with the question of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 747–766.
Published: 01 August 2001
... national health system within a decentralized political system. © 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Adar, J., and M. Stevens. 2001 . Women's Health. In South African Health Review, 2000 , ed. A. Ntuli, N. Crisp, E. Clarke, and P. Barron. Durban: Health Systems Trust. African National Congress (ANC...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2012) 37 (6): 1141–1146.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Press 1142 Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law access, and scientific development in a riveting nonfiction account of Hen- rietta Lacks. Lacks, an African American woman who sought medical treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital for a knot in her womb and abnormal bleeding, visited a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1999) 24 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 June 1999
.... Kaplan, an African American sociologist who was herself a teenage parent, documents the experiences of thirty-two African American women, seventeen current teenage mothers (aged fourteen to nineteen), and fif- teen older women (aged twenty to forty-three) who had children while in their teens. Kaplan...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2011) 36 (4): 803–804.
Published: 01 August 2011
... 2011 Books Received AIDS “Who Is Nursing Them? It Is Us.” Neoliberalism, HIV/AIDS, and the Occupational Health and Safety of South African Public Sector Nurses. Jennifer R. Zelnick. Amity­ ville, NY: Baywood Publishing Company, 2011. 206 pp. $45.95 cloth. International Health and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2006) 31 (1): 93–126.
Published: 01 February 2006
...) provide a snapshot of the disparities in health status. The infant mortality rate among African Americans is more than double that of whites. That of American Indians and Alaska Natives is almost double. Heart disease death rates are more than 40 percent higher for African Americans than for...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2011) 36 (6): 1061–1095.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of negative stereotypes about African Americans (Hutchings and Valentino 2004). One dominant strain of research posits that by the 1960s (after the civil rights movement), old-­fashioned racism based on socially unacceptable beliefs about the biological inferiority of blacks was replaced...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1993) 18 (2): 267–270.
Published: 01 April 1993
... these issues explore institutions ranging from Congress to the insurance industry, from the African-American community to the federal courts. Each reflects on the same questions: What is new about the Morone Introduction 269 ways we make health policy? What...