Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Other Social Characteristics as Factors in Health and Health Care Disparities Vol: 38

Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld
Arizona State University, USA

Product Details
28 Sep 2020
Emerald Publishing Limited
240 pages - 152 x 229mm
Research in the Sociology of Health Care


The contributors to this latest volume of Research in the Sociology of Health Care investigate race, ethnicity and gender as factors in health and health care disparities. Looking specifically at the factors that impact race and ethnicity in a US context, gender issues, hospitals and health care spending, and research from India. Chapters focus on linkages to health disparities among races, health experiences for incarcerated women and issues of hospital and health care spending.
Part 1 – Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. context
Chapter 1. The Impact of Racial Discrimination on Health Disparities among Asian Americans; Hyunsu Oh
Chapter 2. Mental Health Disparities in Children of Caribbean Immigrants: How Racial/Ethnic Self-identification Informs the Association Between Perceived Discrimination and Depressive Symptomatology; Fabrice Stanley Julien, and Patricia Drentea
Chapter 3. Healthcare utilization, diabetes prevalence, and comorbidities: Examining sex differences among American Indian and Alaska Native Peoples; Kimberly R. Huyser, Jennifer Rockell, Charlton Wilson, Spero M. Manson, and Joan O’Connell.
Chapter 4. ER Use among Older Adult RHC Medicare Beneficiaries in the Southeastern United States; Matt T. Bagwell,Thomas T.H. Wan.  
Chapter 5. Barriers to Healthcare Access for a Native American Tribe in the Gulf Coast Region of the United States; Jessica L. Liddell. 
Part 2 – Gender 
Chapter 6. Hyperemesis Gravidarum: What to Expect When You Are Expecting…NOT!; Roksana Badruddoja. Chapter 7. Social Status and White Fragility: Gender and Socioeconomic Variations; Andrew H. Mannheimer, Adrienne Milner,Kelsey E. Gonzalez,Terrence D. Hill. 
Chapter 8. The Intersection of Social Determinants of Health and Adverse Childhood Experiences for Incarcerated Women in San Bernardino County; Nicole Henley,Annika Y. Anderson. 
Part 3 – Hospitals and Health Care Spending  
Chapter 9. Coercive conformity: does mandated reporting of hospital errors improve patient safety; Maureen Walsh Koricke,Teresa L. Scheid.  
Chapter 10. It’s the Politics, Stupid: Why More “Skin in the Game”Will Not Help Control US Health Care Spending;Claudia Chaufan. 
Part 4 – Research from India 
Chapter 11. Exploring the Experiences of Family Caregivers of Older People in Residential Academic Campus of Higher Education in India; Tulika Bhattacharyya,Suhita Chopra Chatterjee,Debolina Chatterjee.  
Chapter 12. Why do AIDS-sufferers on antiretroviral therapy die early? Evidence from Jharkhand in India; Rajeev Kumar,Damodar Suar,Sangeeta Das Bhattacharya,Sanjay Kumar Singh.
Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld is Professor Emerita in the Sociology Program, Sanford School of Social/Family Dynamics, Arizona State University, USA. Her research areas are medical sociology and aging with a special focus on health policy, health care utilization and health behavior. She is co-editor of Health and Associate Editor-In-Chief, American Journal of Health Promotion. She is a past chair of Medical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association and past President of Sociologists for Women in Society.

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