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Blood SugarRacial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America$
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Anthony Ryan Hatch

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816696178

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816696178.001.0001

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Race, Biomedicine, and Health Injustice

Race, Biomedicine, and Health Injustice

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(p.21) Chapter One Race, Biomedicine, and Health Injustice
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Anthony Ryan Hatch

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816696178.003.0002

The chapter discusses and reviews the three theoretical frameworks that guide the book’s main arguments: critical race theory, biomedicalization, and biopower. It contextualizes and explains the relationship between metabolic syndrome and race.

Keywords:   biomedicalization, critical race theory, biopower, metabolic syndrome, racial difference, scientific discipline

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