The Health Care Of The United States, Canada, Australia, And New Zealand

1400 Words Nov 17th, 2016 6 Pages
Independent Variable The independent variable that I have identified for this research project is government legislation regarding the health care of local indigenous peoples in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. This variable is critical because it is the primary observable difference between each society in this comparative analysis. British colonialism, racism, marginalization, and other factors are common in all of the states in my research. A plethora of research is published about why native peoples, globally, face these horrendous health care disparities and inequities. Researchers quickly learn that racism and colonialism are the key players in each of these societies. (Harris 2012) (Harris 2006) (Noren 1998) (Bhopal 2006) This project aims to analyze why these four states have radically different health care quality inequities, despite their similarities. Despite shocking similarities in history and treatment of native populations, different legislation arose to deal with the issues. By analyzing the legislation, we can gain insight to the horrific health care inequities and through comparing the legislation we can evaluate the effectiveness of the legislation aimed at reducing health care disparities.
By analyzing the manipulation of government legislation regarding the health care of local indigenous peoples in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia we can draw inferences about the quality of each system and propose…

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