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"Health Disparities in the United States will serve well as a foundational text for courses on the subject and for individuals looking for a well-organized, highly researched text."

"Clearly written, with an extensive list of references, it will be useful for all audiences and an important text for professionals in the health field, especially those in medical education. Highly recommended."

"Dr. Barr's book is an excellent read on how race and ethnicity affect health care and contribute to health disparities."

"Barr's book will go a long way toward convincing American policy makers and the public that health disparities are neither acceptable nor inevitable."

"Barr has written a captivating and well-researched book."

"A masterful, timely, up-to-date, and reader-friendly overview of health disparities in the United States."

"This book will be of interest to everyone with an interest in diversity issues and the effects of inequality on child development, and all those who value and treasure the NHS."

"This very fundamental book about health disparities in the United States gives an up to date and comprehensive summary of the current knowledge about this important health topic. It offers potential policy—and physician—based solutions for reducing social inequalities in health in the long run."

"Clearly articulates the problem of health disparities and how socioeconomic status and race and ethnicity are interwoven. Barr has brought together a vast amount of material in a conceptually meaningful way that hopefully will be digested by those in training to be medical professionals."

Health Disparities in the United States
Social Class, Race, Ethnicity, and the Social Determinants of Health
Publication Date: 20 Aug 2019
Status: Available
Usually ships 2-3 business days after receipt of order.
Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 376 pages
Illustrations: 3 halftones, 53 line drawings
ISBN: 9781421432588