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Women, Ethics, and Inequality in U.S. Healthcare: "To Count among the Living" (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice)

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When seriously ill, what contributes to a sense of being truly cared for and respected? This compelling book explores healthcare inequalities by listening closely to Black and Latina women with breast cancer. It puts their stories into conversation with current healthcare statistics, sharp theological imagination, healthcare providers, and social ethics. The paperback edit ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published October 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published September 3rd 2006)
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Aana Marie Vigen, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Christian social ethics at Loyola University Chicago. She is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the American Association of Bioethics and the Humanities, and the Society of Christian Ethics, as well as an active lay member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Dr. Vigen specializes in healthcare and medical ethics.
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