Soc Sci Med 2021 Sep 29;289:114424. Epub 2021 Sep 29.
Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, 2040 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL, 60208-4100, USA; Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, 1810 Hinman St., Evanston, IL, 60208-1310, USA.
Scholarship linking social contextual measures to health outcomes has grown in recent decades, but the role of individuals' intersecting identities in structuring social contexts to influence health remains unclear. Building on an existing intersectionality framework, we conceptualize how this may occur through social relationships. Then, we apply this framework to analyze whether adolescent peer social contextual disadvantage influences life-course obesity heterogeneously by individual gender, race, and early-life income. Read More