Princeton University Library Catalog

Multicultural health / Lois A. Ritter, Nancy A. Hoffman.

Author:
Ritter, Lois A. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2010.
Description:
xix, 405 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary note:
"Multicultural Health is a comprehensive guide for health care workers in any cultural community. Focusing on differences in cultural beliefs about health and illness, and models for cross-cultural health and communication, this text helps students and professionals learn effective ways to implement health promotion programs and program evaluation across cultures."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Unit I. The Foundations -- Ch. 1. Introduction to Multicultural Health -- Ch. 2. Cross-Cultural Concepts of Health and Illness -- Ch. 3. Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- Ch. 4. Religion, Rituals, and Health -- Ch. 5. Multicultural Health: Legal and Ethical Impacts -- Ch. 6. Health Promotion in Diverse Societies -- Unit II. Specific Cultural Groups -- Ch. 7. Hispanic and Latino American Populations -- Ch. 8. American Indian and Alaska Native Populations -- Ch. 9. African American Populations -- Ch. 10. Asian American and Pacific Islander Populations -- Ch. 11. Caucasian American Populations -- Ch. 12. Nonethnic Populations: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Individuals; Migrant Farmworkers -- Unit III. Looking Ahead -- Ch. 13. Closing the Gap: Strategies for Eliminating Health Disparities.
Subject(s):
Transcultural medical careUnited States [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780763757427
  • 076375742X
LCCN:
2009007713
OCLC:
311059923
Related name:
RCP:
C - S