Asian Americans: Vulnerable Populations, Model Interventions, And Clarifying Agendas / Edition 1

Asian Americans: Vulnerable Populations, Model Interventions, And Clarifying Agendas / Edition 1

by Lin Zhan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763722413

ISBN-13: 9780763722418

Pub. Date: 12/10/2002

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

This book assists health care providers, researchers, educators, students, and policy makers who work with and for Asian American populations meet the increased demand for culturally competent health care and education. Chapters of this book focus on issues, needs, and assets of underserved, under-researched Asian American populations. Authors critically analyze…  See more details below

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This book assists health care providers, researchers, educators, students, and policy makers who work with and for Asian American populations meet the increased demand for culturally competent health care and education. Chapters of this book focus on issues, needs, and assets of underserved, under-researched Asian American populations. Authors critically analyze interplay of culture, immigration, and social and political contexts in relation to the vulnerability of Asian American populations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763722418
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
12/10/2002
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Forewordix
Prefacexi
Contributorsxxi
Part IVulnerable Populations
1.Culture, Health, and Health Practices3
2.Race-related Stressors and Psychological Trauma: Contributions of Asian American Vietnam Veterans19
3.Environmental Health in Boston Chinatown43
4.Asian Americans with Disabilities: Access to Education, Health Care, and Rehabilitation Services69
5.Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Asian Americans and Their Families89
6.Redefining "Asian American" Identity: Reflections on Differentiating Ethnic and Racial Identities for Asian American Individuals and Communities105
Part IIModel Interventions
7.S.O.S.--Shame, Obligation, Survival: Asian Americans and Domestic Violence135
8.Learning to Build a Healthy Community: Youth Development for Street-Involved Cambodian American Young Women171
9.Pedagogies of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Circles of Healing with Refugees and Veterans in Asian American Studies197
10.Teaching Who Killed Vincent Chin?: 1991 and 2001223
11.Diversity Imperative: Reflections on the Learning Needs of Asian American Nursing Students233
Part IIIClarifying Agendas
12.Response to Dementia-Related Illness: An Ethnographic Study in a Chinese American Community253
13.Long-Term Care Delivery: Challenges269
14.Improving Health for Older Asian Pacific Islander Americans283
Index317

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