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Researching cultural differences in health

Author: David Kelleher; S M Hillier
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
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This work offers a range of accounts of how people in ethnic minority groups perceive and manage their illnesses. Chapters focus on Bangladeshi and other South Asian groups, as well as Afro-Caribbeans and Irish people. Illnesses discussed include diabetes, hypertension and sickle-cell disease.
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Researching cultural differences in health.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
(OCoLC)872655392
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Kelleher; S M Hillier
ISBN: 041511182X 9780415111829 0415111838 9780415111836 0041511182 9780041511185
OCLC Number: 33361558
Description: viii, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Considering culture, ethnicity and the politics of health / Sheila Hillier and David Kelleher --
The Meanings of high blood pressure among Afro-Caribbean and white patients / Myfanwy Morgan --
Childhood development and behavioural and emotional problems as perceived by Bangladeshi parents in East London / Sheila Hillier and Suraiya Rahman --
A Defence of the use of the terms 'ethnicity' and 'culture' / David Kelleher --
Afro-Caribbean lay beliefs about diabetes: an exploratory study / Mary Pierce and David Armstrong --
The Health of the Irish in England / David Kelleher and Sheila Hillier --
Is 'cultural difference' a useful concept?: perceptions of health and the sources of ill health among Londoners of South Asian origin / Helen Lambert and Leena Sevak --
Ethnic origin of sickle and thalassaemia counsellors: does it matter? / Elizabeth N. Anionwu --
The Trouble with culture / Waqar I U. Ahmad --
'How should I live?' Bangladeshi people and non-insulin-dependent diabetes / David Kelleher and Sharif Islam.
Responsibility: edited by David Kelleher and Sheila Hillier.
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