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The Resource The death gap : how inequality kills, David A. Ansell ; with a foreword by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot and an afterword by the author

The death gap : how inequality kills, David A. Ansell ; with a foreword by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot and an afterword by the author

Label
The death gap : how inequality kills
Title
The death gap
Title remainder
how inequality kills
Statement of responsibility
David A. Ansell ; with a foreword by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot and an afterword by the author
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"We hear plenty about the widening income gap between the rich and the poor in America and about the expanding distance separating the haves and the have-nots. But when detailing the many things that the poor have not, we often overlook the most critical--their health. The poor die sooner. Blacks die sooner. And poor urban blacks die sooner than almost all other Americans. In nearly four decades as a doctor at hospitals serving some of the poorest communities in Chicago, David A. Ansell, MD, has witnessed firsthand the lives behind these devastating statistics. In The Death Gap, he gives a grim survey of these realities, drawn from observations and stories of his patients"--
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Ansell, David A
Dewey number
362.1086/942
Index
index present
LC call number
RA418.3.U6
LC item number
A57 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WA31
NLM item number
.A618d 2021
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lightfoot, Lori E.
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  • Social medicine
  • Equality
  • Poverty
  • Racism
  • Health
  • Health and race
  • Discrimination in medical care
  • Medical policy
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Health Equity
  • Discrimination in medical care
  • Equality
  • Health and race
  • Health
  • Medical policy
  • Poverty
  • Social medicine
  • United States
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Label
The death gap : how inequality kills, David A. Ansell ; with a foreword by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot and an afterword by the author
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Lori Lightfoot -- Preface : one street, two worlds -- American roulette. American roulette ; structural violence and the death gap ; Location, location, location ; Perception is reality ; the three Bs : beliefs, behavior, biology -- Trapped by inequity. Fire and rain : life and death in natural disasters ; Mass incarceration, premature death, and community health ; Immigration status and health inequality : the case of transplant -- Health care inequality. The US health care system : separate and unequal ; The poison pill : health insurance in America -- The cure. Community efficacy and the death gap ; Community activist against structural violence ; Observe, judge, act -- Afterword
Control code
1231959556
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780226796710
Lccn
2021004018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1231959556
Label
The death gap : how inequality kills, David A. Ansell ; with a foreword by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot and an afterword by the author
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Lori Lightfoot -- Preface : one street, two worlds -- American roulette. American roulette ; structural violence and the death gap ; Location, location, location ; Perception is reality ; the three Bs : beliefs, behavior, biology -- Trapped by inequity. Fire and rain : life and death in natural disasters ; Mass incarceration, premature death, and community health ; Immigration status and health inequality : the case of transplant -- Health care inequality. The US health care system : separate and unequal ; The poison pill : health insurance in America -- The cure. Community efficacy and the death gap ; Community activist against structural violence ; Observe, judge, act -- Afterword
Control code
1231959556
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780226796710
Lccn
2021004018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1231959556

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