Asad AL, Clair M, Racialized legal status as a social determinant of health, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.03.010.

This paper explains how Radicalised Legal Status operates as a social determinant of health and health disparities using the cases of criminal and immigration statuses in US. The study points out that the Primary effects of RLS operates by marking an individual for material and symbolic exclusion. Spill over effects result from the vicarious experiences of those with social proximity to marked individuals, as well as the discredited meanings that RLS constructs around racial/ethnic group members.

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Asad AL
Clair M