Exam in Friday 14th 7p rm C LAS
*** = On the exam
***Intersectionality various part of health don’t operate singularly or individually.
o What is intersectionality and how is it important?
Social gradient the more money you make the better your health.
When we are talking about social determinant of health we don’t want to talk individuals
but we also want to look at the collective community.
Sex and gender and determinant of health sex and gender as a concept, and their
relationship with each other
o Sex is a categorization of living beings this categorization is based on the male
and female depended on genital
o Sex calls to mind for us the certain stability of physiology when thinking about
o Sex is also produced socially
When we begin to think about gender we want to draw out attention to the socially
constructed meaning attached to sex.
In regard to social determinant of health gender difference in health have a biological and
Race: race is social construct.
o Categories of distinction between humans
o We think of race similar to gender as a categorization and biologically produced
and historical contingent this meaning can change. E.g. in the early 1900s
eastern Europeans were not considered white but now that does not apply
o Race a false belief and practices that follow from the belief that race is a
determinant of human complacent and that racial groups can be identified and one
racial group is superior to the other based on physiological factors.
Actions attached to attitudes that marginalize individuals.
Can occur consciously or unconsciously
It is also supported socially through broader constructs of society which
are, education system, policing, immigrant policies,
o Race is attached to only human beings well sex is applied to animals too.
Racialization: racial categories socially produced
o Eastern Europeans were described as livestock in the early 1900s.
Ethnicity: sociologists refer to ethnicity as a group w