The Effects of Structural Violence on the Well-being of Marginalized Communities in the United States

@inproceedings{Saleem2016TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Structural Violence on the Well-being of Marginalized Communities in the United States},
  author={Rakhshanda Saleem and Akansha Vaswani and Emily E. Wheeler and Meredith R. Maroney and Marta E. Pagan-Ortiz and Madeline Brodt},
  year={2016}
}
Structural violence refers to injustices embedded in social and institutional structures within societies that result in harm to individuals’ wellbeing (Galtung, 1969; Farmer, 2004). Using the structural violence framework, our research proposes to investigate its impact on marginalized communities through an intersectional analysis. Traditional academic scholarship in psychology demonstrates notable absence of voices and stories of individuals from such communities due to the lack of… CONTINUE READING

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