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

 


Working Conditions: 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
Philosophy of Teaching                                             x
Teaching Methods                                            x
Evaluation and Grading                                             x
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Mechanics                                            x
Academic Accommodations
UD Academic Honesty                            x
Lesson Outline                                             x
   
Health Equity Search

 

 

  • Decrease job strain by increasing job autonomy, control over the pace of work, employee involvement and participatory management; provide flexible work hours and job security;
  • Reduce disruptive shift changes and extended hours;
  • Provide in-service training and jobs with career ladders;
  • Strengthen and enforce occupational health & safety laws;
  • Legislate paid sick leave (including parental and family leave) and vacations;
  • Remove unfair barriers to unionization and strengthen collective bargaining;
  • Ensure that jobs are occupationally safe and ergonomically sound;
  • increase protections for undocumented workers;
  • Expand benefits and increase protections for workers in non-standard arrangements.
     
 
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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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