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Department
Health Studies
Course
HLTH 101
Professor
Elaine Power
Semester
Fall

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RaceA social category that historically and currently captures differential access to power and resource sin societySocially constructedNo biological basisRacismPrejudice or discrimination based on the belief that race is the primary factor determining human traits and abilitiesBelief that genetic and inherited differences produce the inherent superiority of one race over anotherAffects health stress o Indirect heath affects through poverty underemployment poor neighbourhoodRacism is a process a condition a relationship that violates its victims physically socially spiritually materially and psychologicallyRacism constrains both self development and self determination White privilege
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