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Social Justice, Health Equity, and Advocacy: What Are Our Roles?

  • Jennifer BradyEmail author
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Part of the Food Policy book series (FP)

Abstract

The aims of this chapter are:

Keywords

Advocacy Activism Colonialism Classism Health equity Racism Power-related illnesses Sexism Social justice Structural competence 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mount Saint Vincent UniversityHalifaxCanada

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