Browsing by Subject "Inequalities"
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(Health Policy and Planning, 2016-10-01)
Intersectionality has emerged as an important framework for understanding and responding to health inequities by making visible the ﬂuid and interconnected structures of power that create them. It promotes an understanding of the dynamic nature of the privileges and disadvantages that permeate health systems and affect health. It considers the interaction of different social stratiﬁers (e.g. ‘race’/ ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, class, sexuality, geography, age, disability/ability, migration status, religion) and the power structures that ...