Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics



SPECIAL SECTION: ILLUMINATING CULTURE, HEALTH, AND ETHICS: BEYOND EQUALITY AND JUSTICE

Healthcare Disparities: The Salience of Social Class


ERIKA  BLACKSHER  a1
a1 Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York

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Empirical evidence demonstrates that minority and marginalized populations receive less and lower quality healthcare than more advantaged groups. Ethical analyses of these disparities explain their injustice. That disparities exist and constitute a moral wrong are uncontroversial views. Less clear are the exact causes of healthcare disparities. a



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a Thanks go to several reviewers who read and commented on earlier drafts, including John Stone, John Arras, Jay Baruch, Terry Rosell, and an anonymous CQ reviewer.



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