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Unformatted text preview: Relative or absolute difference: which is more important? TOPIC: Race, racism, and health A. Mysteries Are race differences due to differences in SEP? What are the missing links between race and health? Why and when do race differences in health increase (or decrease)? Controversy: teen pregnancyepidemic or moral panic? TOPIC: Reducing health disparities TOPIC: Gender and health A. Gender and mortality: cross-cultural patterns B. US differences: women get sicker but men die quicker? C. Why do women live longer than men? D. Gender and morbidity E. Is marriage good for your health? F. Race, class, gender interactions G. Symbolic sickness The hysterical woman of the 19 th century Eating disorders: todays symbolic sickness Why anorexia? Overweignt: epidemic or moral panic?...
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