'Race' matters: racialization and egalitarian discourses involving Aboriginal people in the Canadian health care context.

@article{Tang2008RaceMR,
  title={'Race' matters: racialization and egalitarian discourses involving Aboriginal people in the Canadian health care context.},
  author={Sannie Yuet-San Tang and Annette J Browne},
  journal={Ethnicity & health},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          109-27
        }
}
The major purpose of this paper is to examine how 'race' and racialization operate in health care. To do so, we draw upon data from an ethnographic study that examines the complex issues surrounding health care access for Aboriginal people in an urban center in Canada. In our analysis, we strategically locate our critical examination of racialization in the 'tension of difference' between two emerging themes, namely the health care rhetoric of 'treating everyone the same,' and the perception… CONTINUE READING

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