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How Market Ideology Guarantees Racial Inequality

Deborah Stone

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on racial disparities in health care. It shows how certain principles of political organization in culture in the United States perpetuate racial disparities. The chapter ... More


Racial Health Disparities and Questions of Evidence: What Went Wrong with Healthy People 2010

Carolyn Moxley Rouse

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The United States Healthy People 2010 initiative, designed to focus nationally funded health research and care on achieving a set of nationwide goals, was directed toward the elimination of racial ... More


Conclusion: Our Children, Their Children

Kimberly Kempf-Leonard and Darnell F. Hawkins

in Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The juvenile justice system reforms of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century followed a period of enormous progress and change. Reflecting that impetus and precedent, the book Our Children, ... More


Lessons from the Law and Empirical Research Addressing School Segregation and Diversity

Roger J.R. Levesque

in The Science and Law of School Segregation and Diversity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190633639
eISBN:
9780190633653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190633639.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter presents the overall conclusion that emerges from the book, which is that empirical findings may play a role in shaping legal responses to segregation and diversity in schools, but the ... More


American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Kevin R. Reitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The idea of American exceptionalism has made frequent appearances in discussions of criminal justice policies—as it has in many other areas—to help portray or explain problems that are especially ... More


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