The Resource Health equity in Brazil : intersections of gender, race, and policy, Kia Lilly Caldwell

Health equity in Brazil : intersections of gender, race, and policy, Kia Lilly Caldwell

Label
Health equity in Brazil : intersections of gender, race, and policy
Title
Health equity in Brazil
Title remainder
intersections of gender, race, and policy
Statement of responsibility
Kia Lilly Caldwell
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This project examines how structural and institutional factors contributed and continue to contribute to poor health outcomes for scores of nameless Afro-Brazilian women and men. Despite having the second largest African-descendant population in the world, Brazil failed to develop policies to address health issues that disproportionately affect Afro-Brazilians until the early 21st century. Additionally, Brazil does not have a long tradition of research or policies focusing on racial or ethnic health disparities. While the country has risen to become a world leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, it continues to face ongoing challenges in ensuring health equity for Afro-Brazilians. This project highlights how Brazil has succeeded and failed at certain challenges in its quest to provide quality healthcare for all its citizens, but particularly to Afro-Brazilian women and men, and examines the development of the feminist health movement and black women's movement, which developed significant policy interventions related to women's health. Kia Caldwell assembles a policy history of Brazilian feminist health movement to analyze how health activists and policy makers have attempted to address gender and racial health inequities from the early 1980s to the present."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caldwell, Kia Lilly
Dewey number
362.10981
Index
index present
LC call number
RA 463 .C35 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
W 76 DB8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public health
  • Health Equity
  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Health Policy
  • Racism
  • Sexism
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Women's Health
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Brazil
Label
Health equity in Brazil : intersections of gender, race, and policy, Kia Lilly Caldwell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780252040986
Lccn
2016058967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962230866
  • (OCoLC)ocn962230866
Label
Health equity in Brazil : intersections of gender, race, and policy, Kia Lilly Caldwell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 226 pages
Isbn
9780252040986
Lccn
2016058967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)962230866
  • (OCoLC)ocn962230866

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