Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Structural sexism: FSU researcher offers new perspective on gender and health inequality

(Florida State University) In a new study published in the American Sociological Review, FSU Assistant Professor Patricia Homan developed a new structural sexism approach to the study of gender inequality and health. Her approach goes beyond sexist mistreatment by individuals to examine how the degree of systematic gender inequality in power and resources -- i.e. structural sexism -- in a society can impact people's health.