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Ethnicity and health

Ethnicity and health

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Published by NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination in York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcommissioned by the Social Policy Research Unit and the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York.
SeriesCRD report -- 5
ContributionsNHS Centre for Reviews & Dissemination., University of York. Social Policy Research Unit.
The Physical Object
Pagination224p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18549516M
ISBN 101900640007
OCLC/WorldCa36357704

  The strengths and weaknesses of these concepts in terms of epidemiology, policy making, health service planning, research, health care, and health promotion are illustrated. The book emphasises theory, ideas, and principles, and and its aims are to helpcounteract the unethical and atheoretical methods often used to study ethnicity.3/5(1). Explore our list of Ethnic & Minority Studies - Health & Medical Care Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. .

Ethnicity is a social division that is increasingly difficult to ignore. Ethnicity has to be considered alongside other social divisions including socioeconomic status which is crucial to explaining minority disadvantages in health. Identity is a key dimension of ethnicity, which encompasses self-ascribed and externally-imposed elements. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Series Title: Ethnicity and.

  How Ethnicity and Culture Impact the Health and Well-Being of Older People. Importantly, many of these older adults are more diverse than ever before. By , for example, “minority” older adults will account for nearly 40% of the 80 million Americans aged 65 and older. Get this from a library! Health and ethnicity. [Helen M Macbeth; Prakash S Shetty;] -- This volume discusses the factors at work in the frequencies of certain diseases and how they effect different ethnic groups. It is believed that the factors involved are both genetic and non-genetic.


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The book provides a historical and political context for the study of health, race, and ethnicity, with key findings on disparities in access, use, and quality.

This volume also examines the role of health care providers in health disparities and discusses /5(16). Ethnicity & Health. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article. New content alerts Ethnicity and health book. Subscribe. Books; Keep up to date. Register to receive personalised research and resources by email.

Sign me up. Taylor and Francis Group Facebook page. Race, Ethnicity and Health, Second Edition, is a new and critical selection of hallmark articles that address health disparities in : Wiley. Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Ethnicity & Health. List of issues Latest articles Partial Access; Volume 25 Volume 24 Volume 23 Volume 22 Volume 21 Volume 20 Books; Keep up to date.

Register to receive personalised research and resources by. Race, Ethnicity and Health, Second Edition, is a new and critical selection of hallmark articles that address health disparities in America. It effectively documents the need for equal treatment. In this book the authors connected Race, Ethnicity, and Health from a socioeconomic status level, he also explored health disparity in all cultural groups.

So despite the great strides that have been made in the health status of Americans in the twentieth century, the health profile of the country's racial and ethic groups waits s: 5.

Prakash Shetty Ethnic Variation and Cardiovascular Disease Sonia S. Anand and Salim Yusuf Ethnicity and the Risk of Cancer D. Max Parkin 'Culture' in the Field of Race and Mental Health Roland Littlewood Sexual Health and Ethnicity Kaye Wellings and K.

Fenton Ethnicity and Health " Ethnicity & Health is an international academic journal designed to meet the world-wide interest in the health of ethnic groups. Analyses of racial and ethnic differences in access to and the use of health services between and show that the black-white gap has not narrowed over time, and the gap between Hispanics and whites has widened (Weinick et al., ).

Moreover, this study found that, even if income and health insurance coverage were equal, racial and. Abstract This paper provides an overview of the contribution of sociologists to the study of racial and ethnic inequalities in health in the U.S.

It argues that sociologists have made four principal contributions. First, they have challenged and problematized the biological understanding of race. Waqar I. Ahmad is a leading contributor to research on ethnicity and health, especially in relation to disability and chronic illness.

He edited (with Charles Husband) the Open University book series, Race, Health and Social has published in leading journals in social science (Sociology, Social Science & Medicine, Sociology of Health & Illness, Ageing and Society). Buy Reading Mental Health Nursing: Education, Research, Ethnicity, & Power: Education, Research, Ethnicity and Power by Clarke, Liam (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Liam Clarke. The book provides a historical and political context for the study of health, race, and ethnicity, with key findings on disparities in access, use, and quality.

This volume also examines the role of health care providers in health disparities and discusses the issue of matching patients and doctors by Paperback, pages/5(17). Ethnicity is a complex, sensitive subject that deserves greater attention if we are to achieve health equality for the population.

Minority ethnic groups generally have poorer health than the general population, but the reasons are many and much debated. This article explores the impact of ethnicity on health and wellbeing. Race, Ethnicity and Health, Second Edition, is a new and critical selection of hallmark articles that address health disparities in America.

It effectively documents the need for equal treatment and equal health status for minorities/5(12). In numerous studies, dramatic and persistent differences in health among racial and ethnic groups have been observed across numerous important indicators of health in the United States.

For instance, some minority groups are at increased risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, low birth weight or premature birth and other serious conditions.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care / Brian D. Smedley, Adrienne Y.

Stith, and Alan R. Nelson, editors ; Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine. A monumental compendium on one of the most crucial topics confronting those in public health and health policy, Race, Ethnicity, and Health brings together the best peer reviewed research literature from the leading scholars and faculty in this growing field.

This book speaks to those who influence the delivery of health care services to African Americans, especially policy makers, politicians, and health care providers whose attitudes and beliefs affec.

Ethnicity & Disease (Ethn Dis) is an international, peer-reviewed journal that provides information on causal relationships in the etiology of common illnesses through the study of ethnic patterns of disease.

It is distributed to health care professionals and researchers interested in improving health outcomes for ethnic minority populations. Sources xi The Editors xv The Authors xvii Introduction: The Ethnic Demographic Transition 1 Thomas A.

LaVeist Chapter 1 Defi ning Health and Health Care Disparities and Examining Disparities Across the Life Span 11 Lydia A. Isaac PART 1 HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS Chapter 2 The Color Line: Race Matters in the Elimination of Health Disparities 35 Stephen B. Thomas Chapter 3 Health.Recommendation e: HHS should issue guidance that recipients of HHS funding (e.g., Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program [CHIP], Medicaid, community health centers) include data on race, Hispanic ethnicity, granular ethnicity, and language need in individual health records so these data can be used to stratify quality.What is Ethnicity?

Ethnicity refers to ethnic groups and actually the terms can be used interchangeably. Ethnicity pertains to a group of people who share a common heritage, language, culture, religion, and ideologies. Oftentimes, ideologies pertain to customary ancestry.

Being a member of such group brings realization of belonging to ethnicity.