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The handbook of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender public health : a practitioner's guide to service / Michael D. Shankle, editor.

New York : Harrington Park Press, c2006.
xli, 373 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary note:
"This book provides a unique focus on LGBT public health, offering positive direction for practitioners looking for guidance in methods to ensure a healthy community for all while taking into consideration the special needs of sexual minorities. Each chapter is exhaustively referenced, includes useful lists of selected resources, is clearly illustrated with tables and diagrams, and asks questions to spark thought on the issues as they pertain to the reader's circumstances."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. I. Introductory materials -- Ch. 1. The nomenclature of the community : an activist's perspective / Joshua L. Ferris -- Ch. 2. The role of public health in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health / Patricia D. Mail and Walter J. Lear -- Ch. 3. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender public health research / Randall L. Sell and Vincent M. B. Silenzio -- Pt. II. Academia -- Ch. 4. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender cultural competency for public health practitioners / Katherine L. Turner, Wayne L. Wilson and M. Kate Shirah -- Pt. III. The community -- Ch. 5. Lesbian and bisexual women's public health / Amy Baernstein, Wendy B. Bostwick, Kathleen R. Carrick, Patricia M. Dunn, Kim W. Goodman, Tonda L. Hughes, Nina Markovic, Jeanne M. Marrazzo and Helen A. Smith -- Ch. 6. Public health and gay and bisexual men : a primer for practitioners, clinicians, and researchers / Scott D. Rhodes and Leland J. Yee -- Ch. 7. The whole person : a paradigm for integrating the mental and physical health of trans clients / Sheila C. Kirk and Claudette Kulkarni -- Pt. IV. Health care delivery system -- Ch. 8. Barriers to health care access / Manuel Hernandez and Shawn L. Fultz -- Ch. 9. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender substance use / Rodger L. Beatty, Rosemary Madl-Young and Wendy B. Bostwick -- Ch. 10. Health care delivery and public health related to LGBT youth and young adults / Joyce Hunter, Alwyn T. Cohall, Gerald P. Mallon, Matthew B. Moyer and James P. Riddel, Jr. -- Ch. 11. As time goes by : an introduction to the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender elders / Jodi B. Sperber -- Pt. V. Government and public health infrastructure -- Ch. 12. Strategies for improving state, county, and city government health and welfare services for LGBT people / Anthony J. Silvestre and Scott H. Arrowood -- Ch. 13. National and public infrastructure and policy : are we experiencing scientific McCarthyism? / Nancy J. Kennedy -- Pt. VI. Employers and business -- Ch. 14. The need for change : bridging employers and business / Robert C. Preston, Jr., Rob J. Fredericksen and Daryl Herrschaft -- Pt. VII. The media -- Ch. 15. Media strategies for advancing health in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities / Laurie Drabble, JoAnne G. Keatley and George Marcelle.
  • 1560234954 (hard : alk. paper)
  • 1560234962 (soft : alk. paper)
International Article Number:
  • 9781560234951
  • 9781560234968
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