Women, Ethics, And Inequality In U.S. Healthcare:To Count Among The Living (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice)

Women, Ethics, And Inequality In U.S. Healthcare:To Count Among The Living (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice)

  • Publish Date: 2011-10-24
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Aana Marie Vigen
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When seriously ill, what contributes to a sense of being truly cared for and respected? This compelling book explores healthcare inequalities by listening closely to Black and Latina women with breast cancer. It puts their stories into conversation with current healthcare statistics, sharp theological imagination, healthcare providers, and social ethics. The paperback editions Preface addresses U.S. healthcare realities post the 2010 Healthcare reform legislation. In all, Vigen contends that ethicists, healthcare providers, and scholars arrive at an adequate understanding of human dignity and personhood only when they take seriously the experiences and needs of those most vulnerable due to systemic inequalities.

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