Social Exclusion as a Determinant of Health Grace-Edward Galabuzi
This chapter discusses the role social exclusion plays as a determinant of health outcomes and in generating health disparities among groups in society. It discusses three key dimensions of social exclusion relevant to individual and population health — economic exclusion, the racialization and feminization of poverty and the spatial dimension of exclusion.
Elizabeth McGibbon is a professor in the Faculty of Science at St. Francis Xavier University. Her publications describe how public policy created oppression deepens disadvantage and heightens privilege to create and sustain intergenerational health damage. An invited author in eight multiple edition books about critical applications in health, she authored (with Josephine Etowa) the first Canadian book to tackle health care racism: Anti-Racist Health Care Practice.