Gender, Ethnicity, and Health Research

Health researchers routinely evaluate health and illness across subgroups defined by their sex, gender, ethnicity, and race. All too often, these classifications are proffered as an explanation for any differences that may be detected, for example, in access to care, frequency of disease, or respons...

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Main Author: Loue, Sana
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1999, 1999
Edition:1st ed. 1999
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Understanding Social Constructs
  • Prologue: Understanding Social Constructs
  • Foundations
  • Ethical Principles Governing Research Involving Human Participants
  • Principles of Research Design
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Sex, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
  • Health Care Utilization and Access
  • The Health of Communities
  • African-American Health
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Health
  • Hispanic Health
  • The Health of Native Americans
  • Women and Health
  • Sexual Orientation and Health
  • Case Studies of Disease
  • Case Study One Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • Case Study Two Diabetes Mellitus