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Table Of Contents

Foreword by Julie Morita, Former Commissioner, Chicago Department of Public Health
Introduction. A Path to Health Equity for Cities
Part I. Entrenched Racial Health Inequities in the United States
Chapter 1. Context for Entrenched Racial Health Inequities
Chapter 2. Theorizing the Causes of Health Inequities
Part II. Racial Inequities in US Cities: An Analysis of Mortality Data
Chapter 3. Inequities in All-Cause Mortality, Life Expectancy, and Premature Mortality
Chapter 4. Inequities in the 10 Leading Causes of Death
Chapter 5. Inequities in Selected Causes of Death: HIV, Homicide, and Opioid
Part III. Epidemiological Patterns and Sociological Explanations
Chapter 6. Understanding Mortality Patterns and Inequities across US Cities
Part IV. Translating Data into Action: Practical Approaches to Health Equity
Chapter 7. Using a Social Justice Framework to Help Achieve Health Equity
Chapter 8. Data Are Not Enough: Moving toward Solutions-Focused Communication
Chapter 9. Mobilizing to Action: Overcoming Chicago's 16-Year Life Expectancy Gap
Conclusion. Next Steps on the Path to Health Equity
About the Authors

Unequal Cities
Structural Racism and the Death Gap in America's Largest Cities
Publication Date: 7 Sep 2021
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 336 pages
Illustrations: 3 halftones, 35 line drawings
ISBN: 9781421440996
Subject: Public Health