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8 edition of Gender, Ethnicity, and Health Research found in the catalog.

Gender, Ethnicity, and Health Research

by Sana Loue

  • 232 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Evaluation Of Health Services,
  • Health Services For Special Classes,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Public Health,
  • Medical / Public Health,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Health,
  • Medical care,
  • Minorities,
  • Research,
  • Social medicine

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9489286M
    ISBN 100306461722
    ISBN 109780306461729

      By Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Until recently, researchers assumed that what they learned about White male participants could be safely applied to anybody, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or other variables.   However, new insights are beginning to emerge showing how women’s well-being has been hampered by gender disparities. Dusenbery’s book, based on two years of research into a host of conditions, exposes the systemic causes of these disparities and provides critically relevant information for the public—and for those in medicine, psychology.

    The Issues of Race, Class, and Gender Race, Class and Gender issues are commonly brought up. Throughout history many groups have been stigmatized not just for their race, but for their sex, and class as well. People of lower class incomes get slandered for where they live and for not having the economical means to purchase most common goods. To improve health and health care in the United States, then, the importance of social class, race and ethnicity, and gender must be addressed. Efforts, as outlined in earlier chapters, that reduce poverty and racial/ethnic and gender inequality should also improve the physical and mental health of those currently at risk because of their low.

    the Women’s Health Research network (WHRn) is a catalyst for bringing together researchers interested in women’s health and gender and health issues. We facilitate research collaborations drawn from academic, health service, policy, and community settings. the WHRn fosters the generation, application,File Size: KB. Gender discrimination is the prejudicial treatment of an individual or group due to gender. Gender inequality and discrimination are generally discussed as pertaining to women, but anyone can experience gender-based inequality or discrimination. In order for these definitions to have meaning, we must first define “gender.”.


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Gender, Ethnicity, and Health Research by Sana Loue Download PDF EPUB FB2

Health researchers routinely evaluate health and illness across Gender defined by their sex, gender, ethnicity, and race. All too often, these classifications are proffered as an explanation for any differences that may be detected, for example, in access to 5/5(1).

Health researchers routinely evaluate health and illness across subgroups defined by their sex, gender, ethnicity, and race.

All too often, these classifications are proffered as an explanation for any differences that may be detected, for example, in access to Brand: Springer US. The author expands on her work begun in Gender, Ethnicity, and Health Research by paralleling the evolution of racial and sexual categories with the development of health research.

In addition, the book provides a salient guide to assessment tools currently used in measuring racial and sexual constructs, identity, and by: Health researchers routinely evaluate health and illness across subgroups defined by their sex, gender, ethnicity, and race.

Are there differences in the manner in which health care providers present the various treatment options to whites and to African- Americans that could account for these differences Ethnicity utilization. This text examines the basic constructs of gender, sex, ethnicity, and race.

These constructs are routinely used in the analysis of data in a number of fields, including epidemiology, health services research, sociology, and medical anthropology.

Despite the widespread use of these terms, little thought has been given to what they really mean. About this book. Introduction. Health researchers routinely evaluate health and illness across subgroups defined by their sex, gender, ethnicity, and race.

All too often, these classifications are proffered as an explanation for any differences that may be detected, for example, in access to care, frequency of disease, or response to treatment. Sex/gender and race/ethnicity are complex traits that are particularly useful and important because each includes the social dimensions necessary for understanding its impact on health and each has genetic underpinnings, to varying by: 2.

The book stresses the diversity of experiences within each minority group, and intersectional perspectives that illustrate how race, ethnicity, social class, gender. The results of research on differences between women and men in self-rated health have also highlighted the complexity of gender differences in health.

Although several studies have found that women have poorer self-rated health than men [ 49, 53, 54 ], this is not the case in all countries [ Cited by: 2. Analogous to race/ethnicity, the development of gender is a function of relationships. Ironically, the genetic, physiologic, and behavioral differences between men and women have historically been deemphasized, if not ignored, in research that has extrapolated conclusions based on.

'Gender and Health: The Effects of Constrained Choices and Social Policies is an engaging, timely, and useful book about men's and women's health. In it, Bird and Rieker summarize the issues, their histories and relevant findings.

They critique differing views and offer a /5(7). The Persistence of Racial Differences in Health. There is abundant evidence of the continued existence of racial differences in health. Table 1 provides an example of the magnitude and trends of these inequities.

It shows racial differences in life expectancy at birth for Cited by: In multivariate regression analyses, gender, ethnicity, household income, age, self-reported illness and current smoking and BMI were associated with poor self-rated health.

Research on gender and mental health suggests that conceptions of masculinity and femininity affect major risk factors for internalizing and externalizing problems, including the stressors men and women are exposed to, the coping strategies they use, the social relationships they engage in, and the personal resources and vulnerabilities they Cited by: The Data Book is organized into categories and sub-categories, each of which will display related reports together on a single page.

Most reports provide both an interactive chart visualization and the underlying data table. Chart images can be exported in a PNG graphic format.

Tabular data export is available in the Excel file format. The purpose of this Review is to provide evidence for why gender equality in science, medicine, and global health matters for health and health-related outcomes.

We present a high-level synthesis of global gender data, summarise progress towards gender equality in science, medicine, and global health, review the evidence for why gender equality in these fields matters in terms of health and Cited by: EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITY: MAPPING RACE, CLASS AND GENDER - A synthesis of research evidence Book November with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Gender Issues and Public Health PhD2 Gender is one of the most important considerations in public health research and program imple-mentation.

Basic issues such as protecting women from violence, upholding their rights to prop-erty and equality in access to health, education, employment, and political participation are ethnicity, and. Sex and gender interact with differences such as, social class, ethnicity and sexuality, these affect the health of women and men.

This can be due to a health disadvantage in one sex arising as a result of biological differences in men and women or even due to social circumstances or both combined.

Gender Disparities in Health Care in Medicare Advantage In general, the qu ality of care received by women and men was similar. W omen and men reported similar experiences of care for all eight measures of patient experience (see Figure 3).

The clinical careFile Size: 2MB. Recommended Citation. Banks, Kira Hudson and Kohn-Wood, Laura P., "Gender, Ethnicity and Depression: Intersectionality in Mental Health Research with African American Women" ().Cited by: Problems with Race and Ethnicity Analysis in Research.

1. NIH guidelines allow patients to select more than one “racial designation”; approximately 1 in 5 Americans identifies as multiracial, increasing the difficulty of making clear distinctions in research. 2. Defining ethnic groups may imply a greater homogeneity among peoples than exists.The book is essential for U.S.

race and ethnic researchers who seek to avoid the narrowness and pitfalls of much past research. I would recommend this book for research seminars on race and ethnic relations specifically and for general methodology courses which seek to present the diversity of approaches to sociological issues.".