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Health and social issues of Native American women

Author: Jennie Rose Joe; Francine C Gachupin
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2012.
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The Department of Health and Human Services reported that Native American women are second only to African American women in terms of death rate due to homicide and drug abuse. Psychiatric disorders such as depression and obesity-related diseases like diabetes are also common among Native populations. Not surprisingly, poverty, limited access to preventive health care, and some cultural barriers are at the heart of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Health and social issues of native American women.
Santa Barbara : Praeger, ©2012
(DLC) 2012021551
(OCoLC)756577021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie Rose Joe; Francine C Gachupin
ISBN: 0313397147 9780313397141
OCLC Number: 827083266
Description: 1 online resource (x, 289 pages)
Responsibility: Jennie R. Joe and Francine C. Gachupin, editors ; foreword by Judith Salmon Kaur.

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This book serves as a much-needed source of information on the social and health issues that impact the health of Native American women in the United States, accompanied by invaluable historical,  Read more...

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"Those interested in contemporary Native American issues, or readers interested in women's studies, will discover a wealth of information in these essays." - Library Journal "This groundbreaking work Read more...

 
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