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Unformatted text preview: James Thompson SOC 410 Discussion Questions 9/21/10 1) Nazroo Reading: The UK consistently ranks just as poorly as the US when analyzing health, morbidity, mortality, and well being statistics when comparing health outcomes for developed nations. Yet because this article shows that the UK has high levels of segregation, and presumably racism, as well, does it matter that the UK has nationalized healthcare with regards to health outcomes? While Scandinavian countries have the fewest health disparities in the world, is this due to their social welfare systems or to their populations’ homogeneity? Is it possible for a racially diverse country to emulate this kind of health equality? 2) Smaje Reading: Can’t racism been seen as the underlying factor for all racial differences in health? While there are many causes of racial differences, isn’t racism seen as the root cause? While there are many causes of racial differences, isn’t racism seen as the root cause?...
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