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      Re-thinking health inequalities 

      Mackenbach, John P. (Oxford University Press on behalf of The European Journal of Public Health, 2020-06-19)
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      EI Newsletter: August 2020 

      The Equity Initiative (The Equity Initiative, 2020-08)
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      EI Newsletter: December 2020 

      The Equity Initiative (The Equity Initiative, 2020-12)
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      Intersectionality and health-related stigma: insights from experiences of people living with stigmatized health conditions in Indonesia 

      Rai, Sarju Sing; Peters, Ruth M. H.; Syurina, Elena V.; Irwanto, Irwanto; Naniche, Denise; Zweekhorst, Marjolein B. M. (International Journal for Equity in Health, 2020-12)

      Abstract Background Health-related stigma is a complex phenomenon, the experience of which intersects with those of other adversities arising from a diversity of social inequalities and oppressive identities like gender, sexuality, and poverty – a concept called “intersectionality”. Understanding this intersectionality between health-related stigma and other forms of social marginalization can provide a fuller and more comprehensive picture of stigma associated with health conditions. The main objective ...
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      EI Newsletter: April 2021 

      The Equity Initiative (The Equity Initiative, 2021-04)
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      EI Newsletter: August 2021 

      The Equity Initiative (The Equity Initiative, 2021-08)
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      EI Newsletter: December 2021 

      The Equity Initiative (The Equity Initiative, 2021-12)
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      EI Newsletter: April 2022 

      The Equity Initiative (The Equity Initiative, 2022-04)
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      Understanding each one makes diversity work, lecturer says 

      Mitchell, Robert P (the Harvard Gazette, 2022-10)
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      The Many Faces of Health Justice 

      Anand, Sudhir (The London School of Economics and Political Science, October 20)

      This paper develops the idea of health justice as a plural conception. It draws on the literature on justice from philosophy and economics, and investigates its application and reach in the space of health. Several distinctions are invoked in identifying and contrasting different facets of health justice and injustice. These include active versus passive injustice; process fairness versus substantive justice; comparative versus noncomparative justice; compensatory and distributive justice. Within distributive justice, the health implications of ...
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      Personal, Daniel Wikler; Peter, Fabienne; Sen, Amartya (Oxford University Press 2005)
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      The Capability Approach and Disability 


      The definition of disability is of interest to disability policymakers and analysts because it has fundamental implications for eligibility for public programs, for the scope of legislation, and for the way disability prevalence is measured. The purpose of this article is to assess how an approach developed in economics to analyze issues related to the standard of living, the so-called capability approach, may help us understand disability at the conceptual level. The article first summarizes different theoretical models of disability (the ...
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      The Crime of Gender Inequality in Global Health 

      Garrett, Laurie (Voice-Foreign Policy)
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      Hankivsky, Olena (Institute for Intersectionality Research and Policy)

      Interest in and applications of intersectionality have grown exponentially in popularity over the last 15 years. Scholars across the globe from a variety of disciplines, including sociology, political science, health sciences, geography, philosophy and anthropology, as well as in feminist studies, ethnic studies, queer studies and legal studies, have drawn on intersectionality to challenge inequities and promote social justice. This practice has also extended to policy makers, human rights activists and community organizers search - ing ...