Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 January 2019

160 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190840204

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Invisible Visits

Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Tina K. Sacks

  • Examines how Black middle-class women use cultural capital skills, which are accrued largely through class status, to mitigate stereotype threats and racial and gender bias in healthcare settings
  • Places the contemporary experience of the Black middle class in a historical context
  • Tells the stories of African-American women in their own words

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