Identities and Inequalities
The critical role that inequalities due to socioeconomic status (e.g., income, employment, education), race/ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and nativity play in producing health inequalities. Includes a structural approach to understanding the role of racism, sexism, heterosexism, nativism and their intersections (among others).
Broussard, Kathleen. 2020. “The Changing Landscape of Abortion Care: Embodied Experiences of Structural Stigma in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland” Social Science and Medicine 245, Article 112686, 1-9.
Mann, Emily S. 2022. “The Power of Persuasion: Normative Accountability and Clinicians’ Practices of Contraceptive Counseling.” SSM – Qualitative Research in Health 2:100049. 10.1016/j.ssmqr.2022.100049.
Mann, Emily S., Andrew M. Chen, and Christiana L. Johnson. 2022. “Doctor Knows Best? Provider Bias in the Context of Contraceptive Counseling in the United States.” Contraception 110:66–70. 10.1016/j.contraception.2021.11.009.
Woo, Bongki, Ronald Pitner, and Betty Wilson. 2021. “White College Students’ Racial Prejudice and Perceptions of Racial Hate Crime.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 08862605211062987. doi: 10.1177/08862605211062987.
Woo, Bongki, and Jungmi Jun. 2022. “COVID-19 Racial Discrimination and Depressive Symptoms among Asians Americans: Does Communication about the Incident Matter?” Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 24(1):78–85. 10.1007/s10903-021-01167-x.
This project, funded by the UofSC Office of the Vice President for Research, seeds four interdisciplinary studies that provide collective insight into the myriad social contexts – interpersonal, family, and clinical settings – that produce and reproduce health inequalities over the life course.
This project represents the first international study to address the sociological and health care implications of the reproductive practices of people who become pregnant and/or give birth after transitioning.