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Inequality and African-American HealthHow Racial Disparities Create Sickness$
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Shirley A. Hill

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447322818

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447322818.001.0001

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Love, sexuality, and (non)marriage

Love, sexuality, and (non)marriage

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(p.119) Six Love, sexuality, and (non)marriage
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Inequality and African-American Health
Author(s):

Shirley A. Hill

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447322818.003.0007

Slavery, segregation, and economic disadvantage have historically undermined the functionality and resilience of African-American families, and the post-industrial turn in the economy exasperated those difficulties. This chapter looks at the health consequences of the ‘love and trouble’ tradition between black men and women, especially in terms of non-marriage, loneliness, sexuality, sexual diseases, and unwanted pregnancies.

Keywords:   love, marriage, African American, families, health

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