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Author Bhopal, Raj S.

Title Ethnicity, race, and health in multicultural societies : foundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care / Raj S. Bhopal
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.1089 Bho/Era  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 357 pages
Contents Introduction: the concepts of ethnicity and race in health -- Terminology and classifications for ethnic and racial groups -- Challenges of collecting and interpreting data using the concepts of ethnicity and race -- Historical analysis of the development of health and health care services for ethnic minorities -- Defining health and health care needs using quantitative and qualitative data -- Ethnic inequalities in health and health care -- Principles for setting priorities for ethnic minority populations -- Strategic approaches to health and health care services for ethnic minority groups -- Research on and with ethnic minority groups: past and future -- Theoretical, ethical and future-orientated perspectives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Minorities -- Health and hygiene.
Minorities -- Medical care.
Continental Population Groups.
Ethnic Groups.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Health Services Accessibility.
Health Status.
Socioeconomic Factors.
LC no. 2006038589
ISBN 9780198568179 alkaline paper
0198568177 alkaline paper