Integrating Intersectionality and Biomedicine in Health Disparities Research

@article{Kelly2009IntegratingIA,
  title={Integrating Intersectionality and Biomedicine in Health Disparities Research},
  author={U. Kelly},
  journal={Advances in Nursing Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={E42–E56}
}
  • U. Kelly
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Advances in Nursing Science
Persisting health disparities have lead to calls for an increase in health research to address them. Biomedical scientists call for research that stratifies individual indicators associated with health disparities, for example, ethnicity. Feminist social scientists recommend feminist intersectionality research. Intersectionality is the multiplicative effect of inequalities experienced by nondominant marginalized groups, for example, ethnic minorities, women, and the poor. The elimination of… Expand
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