Ethnicity, Health and Health Care

Ethnicity, Health and Health Care

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English
168 Pages

Description

This volume considers the implications of national and international social, political, and economic realities for health and health care provision to minority ethnic groups.
  • Addresses continuity and change in debates on ethnicity, health, and health care
  • Considers the implications of national and international social, political, and economic realities for health and health care provision to minority ethnic groups
  • Represents the experiences of settled and new minority ethnic groups, refugees, and asylum seekers across the world
  • Includes international comparisons between Caribbean migrants to the US and UK, the provision of interpreters in general practice and the variations in uptake of disability living allowance across ethnic groups

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Published 23 February 2009
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EAN13 9781444304404
License: All rights reserved
Language English

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List of Contributors
Locating ethnicity and health: exploring concepts and contexts Waqar I. U. Ahmad and Hannah Bradby The Black diaspora and health inequalities in the US and England: does where you go and how you get there make a difference? James Nazroo, James Jackson, Saffron Karlsen and Myriam Torres Race and nutrition: an investigation of Black-White differences in health-related nutritional behaviours Peter Riley Bahr Describing depression: ethnicity and the use of somatic imagery in accounts of mental distress Sara Mallinson and Jennie Popay Hospice or home? Expectations of end-of-life care among white and Chinese older people in the UK Jane Seymour, Sheila Payne, Alice Chapman and Margaret Holloway Contextualising accounts of illness: notions of responsibility and blame in white and South Asian respondents’ accounts of diabetes causation Julia Lawton, Naureen Ahmad, Elizabeth Peel and Nina Hallowell Long-term health conditions and Disability Living Allowance: exploring ethnic differences and similarities in access Sarah Salway, Lucinda Platt, Kaveri Harriss and Punita Chowbey Interpreted consultations as ‘business as usual’? An analysis of organisational routines in general practices Trisha Greenhalgh, Christopher Voisey and Nadia Robb Index
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