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Inequalities and Disparities in Health Care and Health / Edition 1

Inequalities and Disparities in Health Care and Health / Edition 1

by Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762314744
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 01/15/2009
Series: Research in the Sociology of Health Care Series
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Health inequalities and health disparities: A sociological perspective.
Theorising inequalities in the experience and management of chronic illness: Bringing social networks and social capital back in (critically).
U.S. minorities’ access to health care under managed care: A synthesis of the literature.
Korean immigrants and health care access: Implications for the uninsured and underinsured.
The Social Underpinnings of Trust in Physicians.
Disparities in Medicaid support for and the quality of nursing facility long-term care across the states.
Professional politics and the challenge of anesthesia availability in rural hospitals.
Socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in substance abuse treatment provision, treatment needs and utilization.
Geographic disparities in adult mental health utilization and need for service.
Transgender bodies, identities, and healthcare: Effects of perceived and actual violence and abuse.
Social suffering and gaps in alternative health care for vulnerable women workers.
Age, breast cancer and disparity in health knowledge and treatment.
Colorectal cancer patients dually eligible for VA and medicare health benefits: Improved health outcomes or increased health disparities?.
List of Contributors.

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