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Title Accessing healthcare : responding to diversity / edited by Judith Healy and Martin McKee
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 379 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford medical publications
Oxford medical publications
Contents Foreword / Solomon R. Benatar -- 1. Different people, different services? / Judith Healy and Martin McKee -- 2. Sex and gender in health care and health policy / Dorothy Broom and Lesley Doyal -- 3. Services for older people / Christina R. Victor -- 4. Meeting the needs of people with disabilities / Ian Basnett -- 5. Health care for rich and poor alike / Margaret Whitehead and Barbara Hanratty -- 6. Access and equity in Australian rural health services / John S. Humphreys and Jane Dixon -- 7. Captive populations: prison health care / Andrew Coyle and Vivien Stern -- 8. New citizens: East Germans in a united Germany / Reinhard Busse and Ellen Nolte -- 9. Overseas citizens: citoyens de France / Virginie Halley des Fontaines -- 10. Migrants: universal health services in Sweden / Solvig Ekblad -- 11. Asylum seekers and refugees in the United Kingdom / Naaz Coker -- 12. Multicultural health care in Britain / Rory Williams and Seeromanie Harding -- 13. Roma health: problems and perception / Martin Kovats -- 14. 'On our terms': the politics of Aboriginal health in Australia / Robert Griew, Beverly Sibthorpe, Ian Anderson, Sandra Eades and Ted Wilkes -- 15. Maori in Aotearoa/New Zealand / Sue Crengle, Peter Crampton and Alistair Woodward -- 16. The history and politics of health care for Native Americans / Stephen J. Kunitz -- 17. The value and challenges of separate services: First Nation in Canada / Josee G. Lavoie -- 18. Delivering health services in diverse societies / Judith Healy and Martin McKee
Summary Health-care systems in developed countries must respond to increasingly diverse populations given greater population movements in our globalized world. The chapters in this book discuss countries and population groups that illustrate different responses to claimant groups
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Transcultural medical care.
Health services accessibility.
Cultural pluralism.
Medical care.
Cross-cultural studies.
Health services administration.
Social sciences.
Health Services Accessibility
Cultural Diversity
Minority Groups
Delivery of Health Care
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Patient Care Management
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
Anthropology, Cultural
Social Sciences
Health Services Administration
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
culture note.
social sciences.
Transcultural medical care.
Form Electronic book
Author Healy, Judith
McKee, Martin
ISBN 9780191723681