The intersections of gender and class in health status and health care.

@article{Iyer2008TheIO,
  title={The intersections of gender and class in health status and health care.},
  author={Aditi Iyer and Gita Sen and Piroska Ostlin},
  journal={Global public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          13-24
        }
}
It is increasingly recognized that different axes of social power relations, such as gender and class, are interrelated, not as additive but as intersecting processes. This paper has reviewed existing research on the intersections between gender and class, and their impacts on health status and access to health care. The review suggests that intersecting stratification processes can significantly alter the impacts of any one dimension of inequality taken by itself. Studies confirm that socio… CONTINUE READING

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