Class and Urban Health _Presentation_

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Class and Urban Health Robert Lee Cavazos
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Overview: Most urban sociology taking place today deals with ideologies of new urbanism; as a result the field of health in urban sociology goes unexplored. Why does economic status determine who is able to have access to health care, have better living conditions, live in sanitary neighborhoods, and be risk-free of infectious diseases that are found in poor urban areas? The inner city poor have been affected the most by the health disparity , and as a result they have shouldered the primary weight of the urban health penalty .
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Class and Urban Health Despite all the advances that have taking place with technology and globalization, residency continues to have a dramatic affect on a person’s health and wellbeing. As a result, the metropolis of urban areas has become a place of uneven development with vast inconsistencies in the socioeconomic and health conditions of the population.
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Health Disparity Health disparity
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course SYD 3410 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.

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