Special social groups, social factors and disparities in health and health care [electronic resource] /
edited by Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld.
First edition.
United Kingdom : Emerald, 2016.
xi, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
1786354683, 9781786354686
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United Kingdom : Emerald, 2016.
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List of contributors. Part 1 Introduction to volume : Special social groups and social factors / Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld. Part 2 Special groups, women in the military, and women veterans : Gun under my pillow: health consequences of the fear of assault among military women / Rose Weitz -- Barriers to health care access and utilization: a study of Native American women veterans in two Montana reservations / Luma AlMasarweh and Carol Ward. Part 3 Special groups linked to race and ethnicity : "Your blood is sweet:" the illness experience of Southeast Asian refugees with Type 2 diabetes / Ethel G. Nicdao, Alixandria Henley and Jeffrey C. Peterson Aboriginal health and aboriginal education are interconnected / Angela Mashford-Pringle -- Women go and men stay at home? Gender and the utilization of preventive medical care among Asian and Latino adults / Bridget Gorman, Becky Wade and Alexa Solazzo. Part 4 Other special groups: rural residents, people with HIV, LGBT people and adolescent mothers : Contextual, ecological, and organizational variations in risk-adjusted COPD and asthma hospitalization rates of rural medicare beneficiaries / Thomas T.H. Wan, Yi-Ling Lin and Judith Ortiz -- The differential impact of social relationships on health outcomes for HIV positive men and women / Sara LeGrand, Teresa L. Scheid and Kathryn Whetten -- Pragmatism, activism, and cynicism: logics of engagement with community action to improve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health / Amanda K. Damarin, Zack Marshall and Lawrence Bryant -- Rewriting life narratives: positive coping mechanisms in adolescent mothers / Neale R. Chumbler, Smitha Ganashen, Colleen O'Brien Cherry, Dawn Garrett Wright and Jennifer J. Bute. Part 4 Other social factors: education, marriage, and job stress : Does variation in the extent of individual education and extensiveness of social security policies affect health information-seeking? / Rania F. Valeeva and Piet Bracke -- Reconceptualizing health lifestyles: the case of marriage / Catherine E. Ross, Terrence D. Hill and John Mirowsky -- The social stratification of job stress: how social structures create health disparity / Mark Tausig and Rudy Fenwick.
This volume features chapters on the theme of issues in health and health care for special groups, social factors, and disparities. This includes chapters dealing with macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving special groups, social factors, and disparities linked to issues in health and health care. This volume also contains an examination of health and health care issues of patients and providers of care especially those related to special groups and social factors including education, family, income, government, neighborhoods, social networks, health beliefs, and attitudes. This includes a focus on links to policy, population concerns, and patients and providers of care as ways to meet health care needs of people both in the United States and in other countries.
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