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Latina health in the United States

a public health reader

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hispanic American women -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Hispanic American women -- Medical care.,
  • Women"s Health -- United States -- Collected Works.,
  • Disease -- ethnology -- United States -- Collected Works.,
  • Health Services Needs and Demand -- United States -- Collected Works.,
  • Health Status -- United States -- Collected Works.,
  • Hispanic Americans -- United States -- Collected Works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementMarilyn Aguirre-Molina, Carlos W. Molina, editors.
    GenreCollected Works.
    ContributionsAguirre-Molina, Marilyn., Molina, Carlos W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA778.4.H57 L38 2003, RA778.4.H57 L38 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 651 p. :
    Number of Pages651
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18206211M
    ISBN 100787965790
    LC Control Number2003006260
    OCLC/WorldCa51892922

    The Latino population in the United States continues to grow and now represents 12% of the population. Yet, remarkably little attention has been paid to understanding parenting and child development processes among Latino families. The Journal of Latinx Psychology is committed to publishing scholarly writing on research, practice, advocacy, education, and policy relevant to Latino communities. The journal publishes empirical, theoretical, methodological, and applied research. We are particularly interested in manuscripts that contribute to knowledge of Latinx psychology through research, methodological innovation, and.

    Black women in the United States experience unacceptably poor maternal health outcomes, including disproportionately high rates of death related to pregnancy or childbirth. Both societal and health system factors contribute to high rates of poor health outcomes and maternal mortality for Black women, who are more likely to experience barriers to obtaining quality care and often face racial.   Latina/o American Health and Mental Health Practices and Challenges. by Leticia Arellano-Morales and Erica T. Sosa. Latina/o Americans form the largest ethnic group in the United States by population and, expected to compose 25 percent of the total population by , are the one growing most quickly.

    Currently, there are over 20 million immigrant women residing in the United States. The American Immigration Council states that the majority of these immigrant women come from Mexico, meaning that the main demographic of immigrant women in the U.S. are Latina. As the fastest growing minority group in America, Latinas are becoming primary influencers in education, economics and culture in. Building Our Understanding: Culture Insights Communicating with Hispanic/Latinos Culture is a learned system of knowledge, behaviors, attitudes, beliefs, values, and norms that is shared by a group of people (Smith, ). In the broadest sense, culture includes how people think, what they do, and how they use things to sustain their lives.


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Latina Health in the United States: A Public Health Reader is a collection of articles drawn from journals and books published in the last decade about the health status and health needs of Latin American adolescent and adult females in the United States.

In the preface, the editors state that the goals of the anthology are to identify a num. Latina Health in the United States: A Public Health Reader is a collection of articles drawn from journals and books published in the last decade about the health status and health needs of Latin American adolescent and adult females in the United States.

In the preface, the editors state that the goals of the anthology are to identify a number of critical issues of importance and relevance to Author: Gloria L.A. Beckles. Latina health in the United States: a public health reader / Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Carlos W. Molina, editors. Contributor(s): Aguirre-Molina, Marilyn | Molina, Carlos W.

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