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The meanings of "race" in the new genomics: implications for health disparities research.

Lee, S S and Mountain, J and Koenig, B A (2001) The meanings of "race" in the new genomics: implications for health disparities research. Yale journal of health policy, law, and ethics, 1. pp. 33-75. ISSN 1535-3532

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Abstract

Eliminating the well-documented health disparities found within the United States population is a laudable public policy goal. Social justice demands that we understand the sources of health inequality in order to eliminate them. A central dilemma is: To what extent are health disparities the result f unequal distribution of resources, and thus a consequence of varied socioeconomic status (or blatant racism), and t what extent are…


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Subjects: Health > Disparities
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Research > Genetics and Race
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Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2011 17:48
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2011 17:48
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/2939

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