Social Sources of Disparities in Health and Health Care and Linkages to Policy, Population Concerns and Providers of Care Vol: 27


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781848558342
Published:
07 Aug 2009
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
336 pages - 152 x 229 x 19mm
Series:
Research in the Sociology of Health Care

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"Volume 27, Research in the Sociology of Health Care" deals with Social Sources of Disparities in Health and Health Care. The first section, Disparities in Health and Health Care: Basic Perspectives, reviews basic material on the topic. The second section on Racial and Ethnic Factors in Disparities in Health and Health Care Utilization includes five articles, three focused on racial and ethnic factors in disparities and two on those factors and other social factors such as SES. The next section focuses on Income, SES, and Cultural Capital in Disparities in Health and Health Care Delivery and includes an article that focuses on the role of education, one on the impact of childhood poverty on later life health and one on the role of cultural capital in health outcomes. The fourth section includes two papers on Providers, Facilities and Health Disparities. The last section, Part 5, deals with Locally Oriented Studies in Health Disparities and includes three papers looking at community approaches for eliminating health disparities, the effects of household assets upon rural residents' self-reported physical and emotional well-being and disparities in health care among Vietnamese Americans in New Orleans and the impacts of Hurricane Katrina.
List of Contributors. Social sources of disparities in health and health care: An introduction to the volume. Different measures, different mechanisms: A new perspective on racial disparities in health care. How do American black, white, hispanic, and Asian health care users perceive their medical non-adherence?. Disparities in primary care by race and ethnicity among medicaid children in California. Social sources of disparities in use of complementary and alternative medicine. Racial and socioeconomic disparities in use of long-lasting contraception. Critical review of the evidence for the connection between education and health: A guide for exploration of the causal pathways. The influence of childhood poverty on the self-management of heart disease in later life. The role of cultural capital in the relationship between socioeconomic status and health outcomes: the case of hemodialysis patient compliance. Distinguishing quality of nursing facility long-term care from stringency of enforcement. Hurt running from police? No chance of (pain) relief: The social construction of deserving patients in emergency departments. Emerging community approaches for eliminating health disparities: A preliminary investigation of commonalities and differences. Effects of household assets upon rural residents’ self-reported physical and emotional well-being. Disparities in health care among Vietnamese New Orleanians and the impacts of Hurricane Katrina. Research in the sociology of health care. Social sources of disparities in health and health care and linkages to policy, population concerns and providers of care. Copyright page.

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