The Intergenerational Transmission of Discrimination: Children’s Experiences of Unfair Treatment and Their Mothers’ Health at Midlife
Monday, March 30 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Townsend Hall, Romm 38
1885 Neil Ave
Children who report more frequent instances of discrimination have mothers whose self-rated
Hear from Cynthia Colen, Department of Sociology
Children who report more frequent instances of discrimination have mothers whose self-rated health declines more rapidly between ages 40 and 50 years. Furthermore, racial disparities in exposure to discrimination among children explains almost 10% of the black–white gap but little of the Hispanic–white gap in self-rated health among these mothers.
Sponsored by the HOPES Center at the College of Public Health.