Princeton University Library Catalog

Asian American communities and health : context, research, policy, and action / Chau Trinh-Shevrin, Nadia Shilpi Islam, Mariano Jose Rey, editors ; foreword by Albert K. Yee ; afterword by David T. Takeuchi and Marjorie Kagawa Singer.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2009.
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
xxxix, 692 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
Foreword / Albert K. Yee -- Pt. 1. Setting the Context: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States -- 1. Toward a Contextual Understanding of Asian American Health / Nadia Shilpi Islam, Chau Trinh-Shevrin and Mariano Jose Rey -- 2. Social, Demographic, and Cultural Characteristics of Asian Americans / Winston Tseng -- 3. Social, Demographic, and Cultural Characteristics of U.S. Pacific Islanders / Sela Panapasa -- 4. Asian American Health Research: Baseline Data and Funding / Chandak Ghosh -- Pt. 2. Perspectives: Health Across the Life Span and Special Populations -- 5. The Health of Children and Adolescents / Stella M. Yu and Amita N. Vyas -- 6. The Health of Women / Sora Park Tanjasiri and Tu-Uyen Nguyen -- 7. The Health of Men / John H. Choe -- 8. The Health of the Elderly / Tazuko Shibusawa and Irene Chung -- 9. The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning People / Sel J. Hwahng and Alison J. Lin -- Pt. 3. From the Individual to the Institutional: Critical Factors Influencing Health Disparities -- 10. Complementary and Alternative Medicines / Darshan Mehta and Ellen McCarthy -- 11. Language Access / Marguerite Ro, Jinny Jihyun Park and Deeana Jang -- 12. Health Insurance / Ninez A. Ponce -- 13. Chapter Thirteen: Racism and Discrimination / Gilbert C. Gee and Annie Ro -- 14. Occupational and Environmental Health / Pamela Tau Lee -- Pt. 4. Building the Foundation for Action: Community-Based Research -- 15. Health Interventions / Grace X. Ma and Gem P. Daus -- 16. Community-Based Participatory Research / S. Darius Tandon and Simona C. Kwon -- 17. Promoting Community-Based Participatory Research at the Institutional Level / Chau Trinh-Shevrin, Nadia Shilpi Islam and Mariano Jose Rey -- 18. Multicultural Evaluation: A Paradigm Shift to Promote Asian American Health / Traci Endo Inouye -- Pt. 5. Collaborative Strategies for Improving Health -- 19. Workforce / Marguerite Ro -- 20. Community Health Centers / Thomas Tsang, Kevin C. Lo and Jeffrey Caballero -- 21. Health Policy Advocacy / Deeana Jang and Ho Luong Tran -- Pt. 6. Emerging Health Issues and Research Priorities -- 22. Disability / Peter J. Wong and Lois M. Takahashi -- 23. Oral Health / Kavita P. Ahluwalia -- 24. Gambling Addiction / Timothy W. Fang -- 25. Genetic Testing and Profiling / Joon-Ho Yu -- Afterword: The Reciprocity of Time / David T. Takeuchi and Margie Kagawa Singer.
Subject(s):
Asian AmericansHealth and hygiene [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780787998295 (pbk.)
  • 078799829X (pbk.)
LCCN:
2008053150
OCLC:
246887788
Related name:
RCP:
C - S