An American Health Dilemma: Race, medicine, and health care in the United States 1900-2000

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 854 pages
This volume is a comprehensive collection of critical essays on The Taming of the Shrew, and includes extensive discussions of the play's various printed versions and its theatrical productions. Aspinall has included only those essays that offer the most influential and controversial arguments surrounding the play. The issues discussed include gender, authority, female autonomy and unruliness, courtship and marriage, language and speech, and performance and theatricality.
 

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In this follow-up to the path-breaking An American Health Dilemma: A Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race (LJ 8/00), the authors, both senior research scientists at the Harvard ... Read full review

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Byrd and his wife, Clayton, are affiliated with Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. Their book, the first of two volumes, presents current statistics on racial disparities ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
A Background
8
Tracing the Evolution of a Race and ClassBased Health
25
PARTI Race Medicine and Health
33
Black Health
77
Black Americans and the Health System during
132
Black Americans and the Health System from
195
U S Health System 19451965
203
Government as
342
The Medical Profession during an Era of Civil Rights
393
Black Doctors Defending Poor and Underserved Health
403
Western Sciences Deep Dark Secret and
417
The Coming of the Corporation
477
Race Medicine Health Reform and the Future
567
Appendixes
589
Glossary
605

Black Health 19451965
223
White Medicine 19451965
234
Blacks in Medicine and Health
249
Universal Access
280
Civil Rights Gains Conservative Retrenchment
291
Notes
621
Select Bibliography
749
A Note on Sources
801
Credits
809
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