Racial inequalities in health: Framing future research

Social Science & Medicine
Volume 199, Pages 11-240 (February 2018)
Special Issue: The role of Racism in Health Inequalities: Integrating Approaches from Across Disciplines

Racial inequalities in health: Framing future research
Original research article
Pages 11-18
Margaret T. Hicken, Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz, Myles Durkee, James S. Jackson
…This Special Issue on Racism and Health Inequalities provides a sample of innovative work and empirical evidence from Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, and the United States. The 23 papers in this collection encompass qualitative and quantitative methods and multiple scientific disciplines. Furthermore, they collectively underscore the potential for innovative public health research on cultural and structural racism, but also highlight a number of challenges to confront as we continue to advance scientific knowledge within this area…