Cultural reflexivity in health research and practice.

  title={Cultural reflexivity in health research and practice.},
  author={Robert A. Aronowitz and Andrew Deener and Danya Keene and Jason Schnittker and Laura M. Tach},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={105 Suppl 3},
Recent public health movements have invoked cultural change to improve health and reduce health disparities. We argue that these cultural discourses have sometimes justified and maintained health inequalities when those with power and authority designated their own social practices as legitimate and healthy while labeling the practices of marginalized groups as illegitimate or unhealthy. This "misrecognition," which creates seemingly objective knowledge without understanding historical and… CONTINUE READING
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