Law  - Fall 2009
Racism, Health Disparities, and the Law
Professor Vernellia R. Randall
The University of Dayton School of Law

 Social Policy is Health Policy is Law

 


Income and Wealth: Policy Strategies
 

Rising Wealth Inequality: Why We Should Care

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"There is an Axis of Evil,  An Axis of Evil of inequality, of racism, of poverty, of economic deprivation
 that is adversely affecting the health of the American people." David Williams

 

  Syllabus
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  • Raise the minimum wage to a livable level increase income supports, including unemployment insurance and the earned income tax credit
  • Improve protections against layoffs
  • Strengthen on-the-job learning opportunities, training for the unemployed and job placement assistance support local ownership (homes and businesses) and community re-investment
  • Ensure secure retirement and pension plans and expand
    access for non-standard workers
  • Support the right to organize
  • Increase saving incentives
  • Regulate business and banking
  • Support efforts to improve wages and working conditions
    in developing countries to protect jobs at home
  • Repeal tax cuts and loopholes for the rich
  • Reduce the influence of money and lobbyists over politics
 
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Lessons
01 Defining Health                             x
02 Health Disparities                                   x
03 Health Policy & the Law
04 Wealth Inequalities                                  x
05 Racial Inequality                            x
05 Racial Inequality                            x
06 Physical Environment
07 Health Care Disparities                                  x
08 Pulling it together                                              x
 

 

 
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