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Inequalities and disparities in health care and health : concerns of patients, providers, and insurers

Author: Jennie J Kronenfeld
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier JAI, 2008.
Series: Research in the sociology of health care, v. 25.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Deals with the topic of health inequalities and health disparities. This book examines racial and ethnic inequalities and disparities. It focuses on consumers and topics of health care disparities.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie J Kronenfeld
ISBN: 9780762314744 0762314745
OCLC Number: 181422704
Description: xi, 328 p. : ill.
Contents: Section I: Health inequalities and health disparities: overall perspectives --
Health inequalities and health disparities: a sociological perspective / Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld --
Theorising inequalities in the experience and management of chronic illness: bringing social networks and social capital back in (critically) / Caroline Sanders and Anne Rogers --
Section II: Racial and ethnic inequalities and disparities --
U.S. minorities' access to health care under managed care: a synthesis of the literature / Greg A. Greenberg --
Korean immigrants and health care access: implications for the uninsured and underinsured / Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim --
Section III: health care providers and facilities --
The social underpinnings of trust in physicians / Marc A. Musick and Meredith G.F. Worthen --
Disparities in medicaid support for and the quality of nursing facility long-term care across the states / Jean Giles-Sims and Charles Lockhart --
Professional politics and the challenge of anesthesia availability in rural hospitals / Deborah Sullivan and Leah Rohlfsen --
Section IV: Mental health, substance abuse and related issues for consumers and disparities --
socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities in substance abuse treatment provision, treatment needs and utilization / Matthew E. Archibald --
Geographic disparities in adult mental health utilization and need for service / Stephanie L. Ayers ... [et al.] --
Transgender bodies, identities, and healthcare: effects of perceived and actual violence and abuse / Tarynn M. Witten --
Section V: Consumers of health care and disparities --
Social suffering and gaps in alternative health care for vulnerable women workers / Leah Shumka and Cecilia Benoit --
Age, breast cancer and disparity in health knowledge and treatment / Lisa Cox Hall --
Colorectal cancer patients dually eligible for VA and medicare health benefits: improved health outcomes or increased health disparities? / Katherine S. Virgo.
Series Title: Research in the sociology of health care, v. 25.
Responsibility: edited by Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld.

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