Drawing on an array of novel examples such as workplace discrimination, relationship abuse, Jim Crow, climate change, and pesticides, Nancy Krieger argues for a more expansive understanding of how humans biologically embody our societal and ...
"Is it a mystery that people subjected to economic deprivation, discrimination, and hazardous working and living conditions, compounded by histories of enslavement and colonization, typically have worse health, worse health care, and die younger than people with economic, social, and legal privileges? It shouldn't be. Observations about associations between societal
From public health luminary Nancy Krieger comes a revolutionary way of addressing health justice and the embodied truths of lived experience. Since the 1700s, fierce debates in medicine and public health have centered around whether sources of ill health can be attributed to either the individual or the surrounding body