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Trinh-Shevrin, Chau

Asian American Communities and Health: Context, Research, Policy, and Action

Trinh-Shevrin, Chau - Asian American Communities and Health: Context, Research, Policy, and Action, ebook

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This ground-breaking textbook examines Asian American health from a public health perspective. It provides an overview of the social, political, economic, and cultural forces that influence the distribution of disease and illness in Asian American communities. The book explores the diversity within the Asian community with respect to health seeking behavior and knowledge, socioeconomic status, educational level, cultural traditions, and specific health care needs and issues. By examining the contextual factors that impact health, the book seeks to facilitate a meaningful dialogue and identify creative solutions for health disparities faced by racial and ethnic minority communities.

Keywords: Asian health in America, Asian American healthcare, Health care in the Asian American Community

Author(s)
 
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Public Health/Vulnerable Populations
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780470505656
Printed ISBN
9780787998295

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