Category Archives: Week 10 (11/12)

The Relationship Between Immigration and Public Health

This week’s readings explore the connection between immigration and stigmatizing immigrant groups as the root of certain diseases that have occurred throughout history. Since the founding of America up until the twentieth century, there had been a connection with “whiteness” … Continue reading

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The Ethnicity of Disease

This week’s readings focused on the role of ethnicity in public health, namely the way that a certain people were blamed almost entirely for the spread of disease in an area. It seems expected that this would be a prevalent … Continue reading

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