Multicultural Health

Multicultural Health

by Lois Ritter, Nancy Hoffman
     
 

binding type PBSee more details below

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binding type PB

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763757427
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
07/21/2009
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
405
Sales rank:
106,081
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Unit I The Foundations 1

Ch. 1 Introduction to Multicultural Health 4

Ch. 2 Cross-Cultural Concepts of Health and Illness 40

Ch. 3 Complementary and Alternative Medicine 72

Ch. 4 Religion, Rituals, and Health 104

Ch. 5 Multicultural Health: Legal and Ethical Impacts 134

Ch. 6 Health Promotion in Diverse Societies 160

Unit II Specific Cultural Groups 195

Ch. 7 Hispanic and Latino American Populations 198

Ch. 8 American Indian and Alaska Native Populations 224

Ch. 9 African American Populations 258

Ch. 10 Asian American and Pacific Islander Populations 282

Ch. 11 Caucasian American Populations 308

Ch. 12 Nonethnic Populations: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Individuals; Migrant Farmworkers 330

Unit III Looking Ahead 349

Ch. 13 Closing the Gap: Strategies for Eliminating Health Disparities 352

Glossary 373

Photo Credits 381

Index 383

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