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Are urban blacks healthy?

C. Isaacson

Are urban blacks healthy?

inaugural lecture

by C. Isaacson

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Published by Witwatersrand University Press in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Blacks -- Diseases -- South Africa.,
    • Urban health -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby Charles Isaacson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA552.S6 I83 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p. :
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2633902M
      ISBN 100854948341
      LC Control Number85206375
      OCLC/WorldCa16868467

        The book presents a convincing analysis of why school integration policies limited to city boundaries do little to lift the prospects of poor urban blacks. Only policies such as the one carried out in Raleigh, North Carolina, which purposely merge city and suburban school districts, adequately improve education for poor kids. Further, poverty in rural counties of the country is greater than in metro or urban counties, compounding the problem of healthy food access. Specifically, the South (region of the country) holds the highest poverty gap between rural and urban counties while Blacks and American Indians in those communities have the highest incidence of poverty.

        According to a report on the state of obesity, approximately percent of African-Americans are obese compared to percent of Whites. Author: Jazz Keyes.   BLACK PEOPLE DO READ: Urban Fiction’s Impact on Black Literacy! My introduction to Urban Fiction in literature began with Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, which I read when I was eight or nine years old – a few years after going nuts over the film version, which released in and The Godfather II, which released in My love for The Godfather, led me to seek out gangster films and.

      If you care about the persistence of racial inequality in our country—or about the intersections between poverty and place—you should read Patrick Sharkey’s new book, Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress toward Racial Equality.I think this book merits a place on the shelf next to Denton and Massey’s American Apartheid and Wilson’s The Truly : Margery Austin Turner.   African American and Hispanic adolescents whose schools are closer to fast-food spots are more overweight compared to Asians and Caucasian teens, according to a new study, highlighting the immediacy and availability of these eateries near children in the wake of the obesity epidemic.. Researchers published their findings in the current issue of Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, .


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