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Social exclusion.
Groups who experience a form of social eclusion tend to have high health risks and lower health status:
Aboriginal pple
-immigrants and refugees
-single parents
-pple with disabilities
-women
-elderly
-unpaid categories
-children and youth in disadvantaged conditions
-gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered populations.
Social exclusion...
-refers to structures and processes of inequality among groups in society which shape access to
resources the influence quality of membership in society and result in unequal outcomes.
Four aspects of social exclusion
-social exclusion from civil society through legal sanction
-social exclusion is denial of economic and social resources to particular groups i.e vunerable groups
-exclusion from social production
-economic exclusion from social consumption (unable to housing, employment, health care)
Life expectancy-marginalized based on race- is lowest in metis population.
Reg Indian, greater risk in suicide, and chronic diseases like heart diseases and type 2 diabetes, also
unemployment rate is much higher, living in poverty, not getting proper education.
The work experiences of men and woman of groups is similar:
Ethno-racial populations tend to have high unemployment rates or work part-time
**race and gender is important to remember-key terms buddie :P
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