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Title Mapping "race" : critical approaches to health disparities research / edited by Laura E. Gómez and Nancy López
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 225 pages) : illustrations
Series Critical issues in health and medicine
Critical issues in health and medicine.
Contents Introduction : taking the social construction of race seriously in health disparities research / Laura E. Gómez -- The politics of framing health disparities markets and justice / Jonathan Kahn -- Looking at the world through race colored glasses : the fallacy of ascertainment bias in biomedical research and practice / Joseph L. Graves Jr. -- Ethical dilemmas in statistical practice the problem of race in biomedicine / Jay S. Kaufman -- A holistic alternative to current survey research approaches to race / John A. Garcia -- Organizational practice and social constraints problems of racial identity data collection in cancer care and research / Simon J. Craddock Lee -- Lessons from political science health status and improving how we study race / Gabriel R. Sánchez and Vickie D. Ybarra -- Advancing Asian American mental health research by enhancing racial identity measures / Derek Kenji Iwamoto, Mai M. Kindaichi, and Matthew Miller -- Representing the multi-dimensionality of race in survey research / Aliya Saperstein -- How racial-group comparisons create misinformation in depression research using racial identity theory to conceptualize health disparities / Janet E. Helms and Ethan H. Mereish -- Jedi public health leveraging contingencies of social identity to grasp and eliminate racial health inequality / Arline T. Geronimus -- Epilogue : lived race-gender and the racialized-gendered social determinants of health meaningful data collection in health disparities and beyond / Nancy López
Summary The essays in this unique book argue for the inclusion of race as a social construction in the design of large-scale data collection efforts and how scientists must utilize race in the context of specific research questions. This landmark collection concludes on a prescriptive note, providing an arsenal of multidisciplinary, conceptual, and methodological tools for studying race specifically within the context of health inequalities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Health and race -- United States.
Health services accessibility -- United States.
Health -- Social aspects -- United States.
Medicine -- Research -- Social aspects -- United States.
Social medicine -- United States.
Continental Population Groups.
Health Status Disparities.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Gómez, Laura E., 1964-
López, Nancy, 1969-
ISBN 0813561388 (electronic bk.)
1461948924 (electronic bk.)
9780813561387 (electronic bk.)
9781461948926 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Critical approaches to health disparities research
Health disparities research