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Breaking the fine rain of death : African American health issues and a womanist ethic of care / Emilie M. Townes.

Author/Creator:
Townes, Emilie Maureen, 1955- author.
Publication:
New York : Continuum, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
214 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Health and hygiene -- Moral and ethical aspects.
African Americans -- Medical care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
African Americans -- Health and hygiene.
African Americans -- Medical care.
Health services accessibility -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.
African Americans -- Health and hygiene.
African Americans -- Medical care.
African Americans -- Medical care -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Health services accessibility.
United States.
Medical subjects:
African Americans.
Delivery of Health Care.
Prejudice.
Ethics, Medical.
Health Services Accessibility.
Health Status.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Cross-cultural studies.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Introduction and acknowledgments: to heal the wounded spirit
Context and pretext. The formfulness of communal lament
Fragmented efforts: health care in the United States
Shutting down America when collard greens started tasting like water: black health and health care in the United States
Exploring health and health care in black America. "The doctor ain't taking no sticks": the Tuskegee syphilis study
It's not always just in her head: African American women, health, and health care
And all the colored folks is cursed: the impact of HIV/AIDS on African Americans
Communal repentance. Wounded in the house of a friend: models of care in the African American community
Searching for paradise in a world of theme parks: a womanist ethic of care and healing.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-203) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1998
Contributor:
Continuum (Firm), publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania) $5 PU
ISBN:
0826411215
9780826411211
0826413684
9780826413680
OCLC:
39269430
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