Workshop report summarizes presentations and discussion at a roundtable which used a socio-ecological developmental model to explore health equity of children and families, including those with complex needs and chronic conditions. Particular attention was paid to challenges experienced by children and families in both rural and urban contexts This publication summarizes the of the event.
This report focuses on what communities can do to promote health equity, what actions are needed by the many and varied stakeholders that are part of communities or support them, as well as the root causes and structural barriers that need to be overcome.
Workshop report held by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, covers issues related to (1) the visibility of racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care as a national problem, (2) the development of programs and strategies by and for Native and Indigenous communities to reduce disparities and build resilience, and (3) the emergence of supporting Native expertise and leadership.
the book explores how socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity interact with socioeconomic inequality to create and perpetuate these health disparities. Comprehensive reference for social science and medical professionals.
The twelve essays in this volume show that public debates routinely bypass complex ethical, sociocultural, historical, and political questions about how we should address ideals of justice and equality in health care.
Healthy city planning means seeking ways to eliminate the deep and persistent inequities that plague cities, but the public lack organization. Corburn uses in-depth case studies to personify some of the characteristics of his ideal of adaptive urban health justice.
This introductory text explores steps that must be taken to prepare for the rapidly changing demographics in American society, including immigration reform (emerging majorities), and evidenced based information substantiating the fact that diversity matters in terms of the provision of health care.
The book promotes data integration to aid crosscutting program collaboration. It explains how to maximize the use of various datasets from state health departments for assessing health disparity and for disease prevention. The book is divided into three sections: knowledge and skill preparations, provides a systematic surveillance effort by linking census tract poverty to other health disparity dimensions, provides in-depth studies related to Sections I and II.
A text for researchers and practitioners working to promote border health and reduce service inequalities, Culture and Health Disparities asks pertinent questions and provides workable, meaningful answers.
This four-volume online reference examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era.
Encyclopedia of Gender and Society (2008)
A comprehensive, two-volume encyclopedia covering the major theories, research, people and issues in contemporary gender studies. The work will be distinguished by a cross-nationaloss-cultural perspective providing comparative analyses of life experiences of men and women around the world.