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Title:
Cultural diversity in health & illness
Author:
Spector, Rachel E., 1940-
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Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall Health, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xvi, 349 pages : illustrations
Language:
English
Contents:
Ch. 1. Health and illness -- Ch. 2. Familial folk remedies -- Ch. 3. Health-care delivery: issues, barriers, and alternatives -- Ch. 4. Culture and heritage -- Ch. 5. Health traditions -- Ch. 6. Healing: magicoreligious traditions -- Ch. 7. The influence of demographics on health care -- Ch. 8. Health and illness in the American Indian, Aleut, and Eskimo communities -- Ch. 9. Health and illness in the Asian/Pacific Islander American community -- Ch. 10. Health and illness in black American communities -- Ch. 11. Health and illness in Hispanic American communities

Ch. 12. Health and illness in white European American communities.
ISBN:
9780838515365
Format :
Book

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textformat=02> This book promotes an awareness of the dimensions and complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds. It examines the differences existing within North America by probing the health care system and consumers, and examples of traditional health