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Black Patients and White Doctors

John Hoberman

in Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520248908
eISBN:
9780520951846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248908.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter first explains how the American medical establishment has never mobilized on behalf of the African American population. That the ongoing medical calamity experienced by the African ... More


Introduction

Dána-Ain Davis

in Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479812271
eISBN:
9781479805662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812271.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The introduction sheds light on the crisis of premature birth among Black women. It lays out the theoretical terrain on which premature birth is generally understood and develops the rationale of ... More


Medical Apartheid, Internal Colonialism, and the Task of American Psychiatry

John Hoberman

in Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520248908
eISBN:
9780520951846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248908.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses the African American medical condition as a form of “internal colonialism” and how American psychiatry has treated African Americans over the past century. It begins by ... More


Conclusion

Dána-Ain Davis

in Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479812271
eISBN:
9781479805662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812271.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Having examined the history of prematurity, Black women’s experiences of pregnancy, labor, and birthing, and their assessments of medical racism, this chapter gestures toward some approaches to ... More


Medical Consequences of Racializing the Human Organism

John Hoberman

in Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520248908
eISBN:
9780520951846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248908.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses racial interpretations of human types and traits. These include racial interpretations of black infants and children, black elderly, black athletes, black musical aptitude, ... More


Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism

John Hoberman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520248908
eISBN:
9780520951846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248908.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book is the first systematic description of how American doctors think about racial differences and how this kind of thinking affects the treatment of their black patients. The standard studies ... More


Patient Preferences: The Relative (Un)Importance of Race and Gender Concordance

Tina K. Sacks

in Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190840204
eISBN:
9780190840235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840204.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the complex and sometimes contradictory nature of race and gender preferences among middle-class Black women. First, the author presents a case study of Tammy, a focus group ... More


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