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Title Critical perspectives on racial and ethnic differences in health in late life / Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, and Barney Cohen, editors ; Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life; Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2004.
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 Floor4  RA564.8 .C75 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 735 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Racial and ethnic identification, official classifications, and health disparities / Gary D. Sandefur, Mary E. Campbell, and Jennifer Eggerling-Boeck -- Racial and ethnic disparities in health and mortality among the U.S. elderly population / Robert A. Hummer, Maureen R. Benjamins, and Richard G. Rogers -- Ethnic differences in dementia and Alzheimer's disease / Jennifer J. Manly and Richard Mayeux -- The life-course contribution to ethnic disparities in health / Clyde Hertzman -- Selection processes in the study of racial and ethnic differentials in adult health and mortality / Alberto Palloni and Douglas Ewbank -- Immigrant health: selectivity and acculturation / Guillermina Jasso ... [et al.] -- Genetic factors in ethnic disparities in health / Richard S. Cooper -- Race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health / Eileen M. Crimmins, Mark D. Hayward and Teresa E. Seeman -- The role of social and personal resources in ethnic disparities in late-life health / Carlos F. Mendes de Leon and Thomas A. Glass -- What makes a place healthy? neighborhood influences on racial/ethnic disparities in health over the life course / Jeffrey D. Morenoff and John W. Lynch -- Racial/ethnic disparities in health behaviors: a challenge to current assumptions / Marilyn A. Winkleby and Catherine Cubbin -- Cumulative psychosocial risks and resilience: a conceptual perspective on ethnic health disparities in late life / Hector F. Myers and Wei-Chin Hwang -- Significance of perceived racism: toward understanding ethnic group disparities in health, the later years / Rodney Clark -- A neurovisceral integration model of health disparities in aging / Julian F. Thayer and Bruce H. Friedman -- Geography and racial health disparities / Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner -- Behavioral health interventions: what works and why? / David M. Cutler -- Ethnic disparities in aging health: what can we learn from the United Kingdom? / James Y. Nazroo -- An exploratory investigation into racial disparities in the health of older South Africans / Debbie Bradshaw ... [et al.].
Note Also available online.
Subject Minority older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States -- Cross-cultural studies.
Discrimination in medical care -- United States.
Health status indicators.
Related Names Anderson, Norman B.
Bulatao, Rodolfo A., 1944-
Cohen, Barney, 1959-
National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life.
Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences (U.S.). Committee on Population and Demography.
ISBN 0309092116 (pbk.)
OCLC number 56104589