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Post-Disaster Recovery and Social Capital

"The challenge for academics and practitioners is to acknowledge and celebrate the potency of social capital while exercising analytical discretion about both its positive and potentially negative effects. These negative effects can be explored in terms of nepotism, tribalism, racism, and other forms of discrimination and marginalization (Gordon, 2020; Uekusa, 2020). ..." – By Suzanne Vallance and Ashley Rudkevitch

Where Is Disability in Global Public Health?

"Traditionally, public health focused almost exclusively on preventing disabilities. That is, public health interventions were efforts to prevent disability as an outcome. But what responsibility does public health have for persons who live with existing disabilities? ..." – By Gloria Krahn

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