Special Social Groups, Social Factors and Disparities in Health and Health Care

Professor Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld (Redaktør)

Serie: Research in the Sociology of Health Care 34

This volume features papers on the theme of issues in health and health care for special groups, social factors and disparities.

This includes papers dealing with macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving special groups, social factors and disparities linked to issues in health and health care. Les mer
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This volume features papers on the theme of issues in health and health care for special groups, social factors and disparities.

This includes papers dealing with macro-level system issues and micro-level issues involving special groups, social factors and disparities linked to issues in health and health care.

The volume also contains an examination of health and health care issues of patients and providers of care especially those related to special groups and social factors including education, family, income, government, neighborhoods, social networks, health beliefs and attitudes.

This includes a focus on links to policy, population concerns and patients and providers of care as ways to meet health care needs of people both in the US and in other countries.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO VOLUME
Special Social Groups and Social Factors - Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld
PART II: SPECIAL GROUPS, WOMEN IN THE MILITARY, AND WOMEN VETERANS
Gun Under My Pillow: Health Consequences of the Fear of Assault Among Military Women - Rose Weitz
Barriers to Health Care Access and Utilization: A Study of Native American Women Veterans in Two Montana Reservations - Luma Almasarweh and Carol Ward
PART III: SPECIAL GROUPS LINKED TO RACE AND ETHNICITY
"Your Blood Is Sweet": The Illness Experience of Southeast Asian Refugees with Type 2 Diabetes - Ethel G. Nicdao, Alixandria Henley and Jeffery C. Peterson
Aboriginal Health and Aboriginal Education Are Interconnected - Angela Mashford-Pringle
Women Go and Men Stay Home? Gender and the Utilization of Preventive Medical Care Among Asian and Latino Adults - Bridget Gorman, Becky Wade and Alexa Solazzo
PART IV: OTHER SPECIAL GROUPS: RURAL RESIDENTS, PEOPLE WITH HIV, LGBT PEOPLE AND ADOLESCENT MOTHERS
Contextual, Ecological, and Organizational Variations in Risk-adjusted COPD and Asthma Hospitalization Rates of Rural Medicare Beneficiaries - Thomas T. H. Wan, Yi-Ling Lin and Judith Ortiz
The Differential Impact of Social Relationships on Health Outcomes for HIV Positive Men and Women - Sara Legrand, Teresa L. Scheid and Kathryn Whetten
Pragmatism, Activism, and Cynicism: Logics of Engagement with Community Action to Improve Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health - Amanda K. Damarin, Zack Marshall and Lawrence Bryant
Rewriting Life Narratives: Positive Coping Mechanisms in Adolescent Mothers - Neale R. Chumbler, Smitha Ganashen, Colleen O'Brien Cherry, Dawn Garrett Wright and Jennifer J. Bute
PART V: OTHER SOCIAL FACTORS: EDUCATION, MARRIAGE, AND JOB STRESS
Does Variation in the Extent of Individual Education and Extensiveness of Social Security Policies Affect Health Information-Seeking? - Rania F. Valeeva and Piet Bracke
Reconceptualizing Health Lifestyles: The Case of Marriage - Catherine E. Ross, Terrence D. Hill and John Mirowsky
The Social Stratification of Job Stress: How Social Structures Create Health Disparity - Mark Tausig and Rudy Fenwick

Om forfatteren

Edited by Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, Department of Sociology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA