Asian American Communities and Health (Heftet)

Context, Research, Policy, and Action

Serie: Public Health/Vulnerable Populations 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 736
Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Public Health/Vulnerable Populations
ISBN/EAN: 9780787998295
Omtale: Asian American Communities and Health
This ground-breaking textbook examines Asian American health from a public health perspective. It provides an overview of the social, political, economic, and cultural forces that influence the distribution of disease and illness in Asian American communities. The book explores the diversity within the Asian community with respect to health seeking behavior and knowledge, socioeconomic status, educational level, cultural traditions, and specific health care needs and issues. By examining the contextual factors that impact health, the book seeks to facilitate a meaningful dialogue and identify creative solutions for health disparities faced by racial and ethnic minority communities.

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