Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Engaging ideas, transforming minds

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245 pages
6.75 x 9.75 inches
April 2009
Print ISBN: 9781551303550


Building on an everyday clinical practice perspective, the authors provide clear and detailed definitions of concepts and terms related to racism and health. Filled with examples of racism in the health care system and strategies to examine and contest racism, this book will become an essential resource for students and practitioners in the health sciences, the sociology of health, and a variety of other disciplines which investigate racism.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction to Anti-racist Health Care Practice
Chapter 2: Racism as a Determinant of Health: Evidence for Change
Chapter 3: Beyond Cultural Competence: A Critique of Diversity and Multicultural Health Care Models
Chapter 4: Theoretical Foundations for an Anti-racist Framework
Chapter 5: An Anti-racist Framework to Guide Practice
Chapter 6: Engaging in Everyday Anti-racist Health Care Practice
Chapter 7: Racism, Public Policy, and Social Change

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