Marginalization and Health

By Jacey Magnussen

This audio project is intended to be a beginning point for thinking about the feedback loop between marginalization and unmet health care needs. A person’s environment and social context has an important impact on their health, and exclusion from health care keeps many people at a significant disadvantage. This exclusion is a form of violence.

Health is at once seen as a requirement for people to be productive, contributing members of a capitalist society; but through the privatization of certain aspect of health care, and the physical and social barriers that people encounter, health is not equally accessible to all people. Here is a comprehensive bibliography of references used in this project.

Thank you 

Thanks to Irene Shankar and Isaiah MacDonald, who shared important insights about health care practices and exclusions.

For more information on this topic, explore the links below:

Monuments and Monstrosities

The Social Determinants of Health

Creative Commons Sounds:

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