Race, Ethnicity, and Health A Public Health Reader

ISBN-10: 0787964514

ISBN-13: 9780787964511

Edition: 2nd 2003

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As America becomes a more ethnically diverse nation, the need to understand and address the health issues of minority groups becomes more critical. This edited collection brings together journal articles, book chapters, and other materials om health issues of minority groups.
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List price: $85.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/31/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 756
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

The Authors
The Editor
Tables and Figures
Introduction: Why We Should Study Race, Ethnicity, and Health
Background: Historical and Political Considerations
Shades of Difference: Theoretical Underpinnings of the Medical Controversy on Black-White Differences in the United States, 1830-1870
Under the Shadow of Tuskegee: African Americans and Health Care
Latino Outlook: Good Health, Uncertain Prognosis
Segregation, Poverty, and Empowerment: Health Consequences for African Americans
Conceptual Issues in the Study of Race and Ethnicity
A Note on the Biological Concept of Race and Its Application in Epidemiologic Research
Beyond Dummy Variables and Sample Selection: What Health Services Researchers Ought to Know About Race as a Variable
The Bell Curve: On Race, Social Class, and Epidemiologic Research
Latino Terminology: Conceptual Bases for Standardized Terminology
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care
Racial and Ethnic Differences in Access to Medical Care
Disparities in Health Care by Race, Ethnicity, and Language Among the Insured: Findings from a National Sample
Why Disparities Exist
Black-White Differences in the Relationship of Maternal Age to Birthweight: A Population-Based Test of the Weathering Hypothesis
Immigration and the Health of Asian and Pacific Islander Adults in the United States
Differing Birthweight Among Infants of U.S.-Born Blacks, African-Born Blacks, and U.S.-Born Whites
Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: Differences Between U.S.- and Foreign-Born Women in Major U.S. Racial and Ethnic Groups
Understanding the Hispanic Paradox
Levels of Racism: A Theoretic Framework and a Gardener's Tale
Racism as a Stressor for African Americans: A Biopsychosocial Model
Is Skin Color a Marker for Racial Discrimination? Explaining the Skin Color-Hypertension Relationship
John Henryism and the Health of African Americans
Racial Residential Segregation: A Fundamental Cause of Racial Disparities in Health
U.S. Socioeconomic and Racial Differences in Health: Patterns and Explanations
The Relationship of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Characteristics to Birthweight Among Five Ethnic Groups in California
Neighborhood Characteristics Associated with the Location of Food Stores and Food Service Places
"We Don't Carry That": Failure of Pharmacies in Predominantly Nonwhite Neighborhoods to Stock Opioid Analgesics
Solid Waste Sites and the Black Houston Community
Health Risk and Inequitable Distribution of Liquor Stores in African American Neighborhoods
Probing the Meaning of Racial/Ethnic Group Comparisons in Crack Cocaine Smoking
Provider Factors
Ethnicity and Analgesic Practice
The Effect of Race and Sex on Physicians' Recommendations for Cardiac Catheterization
Patient Race and Psychotropic Prescribing During Medical Encounters
The Effect of Patient Race and Socioeconomic Status on Physicians' Perception of Patients
Patient Factors
Do Patient Preferences Contribute to Racial Differences in Cardiovascular Procedure Use?
Racial Differences in Attitudes Toward Professional Mental Health Care and in the Use of Services
Provider-Patient Interaction Factors
Race, Gender, and Partnership in the Patient-Physician Relationship
Patient-Physician Racial Concordance and the Perceived Quality and Use of Health Care
Racial Differences in the Use of Cardiac Catheterization After Acute Myocardial Infaction
Name Index
Subject Index
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