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According to the Latina health paradox, Mexican immigrant women have less complicated pregnancies and more favorable birth outcomes than many other groups, in spite of socioeconomic disadvantage. Alyshia Gandaacute;lvez provides an ethnographic examination of this paradox. What are the ways that Mexican immigrant women care for themselves during their pregnancies? How do they decide to leave behind some of the practices they bring with them on their pathways of migration in favor of biomedical approaches to pregnancy and childbirth?

This book takes us from inside the halls of a busy metropolitan hospitalandrsquo;s public prenatal clinic to the Oaxaca and Puebla states in Mexico to look at the ways Mexican women manage their pregnancies. The mystery of the paradox lies perhaps not in the recipes Mexican-born women have for good perinatal health, but in the prenatal encounter in the United States. Patient Citizens, Immigrant Mothers is a migration story and a look at the ways that immigrants are received by our medical institutions and by our society

Synopsis:

It is estimated that more than 50 million Latinos live in the United States. This is projected to more than double by 2050. In Health Issues in Latino Males experts from public health, medicine, and sociology examine the issues affecting Latino men's health and recommend policies to overcome inequities and better serve this population. The book addresses sexual and reproductive health; alcohol, tobacco, and drug use; mental and physical health among those in the juvenile justice or prison systems; chronic diseases; HIV/AIDS; Alzheimer's and dementia; and health issues among war veterans. It discusses utilization, insurance coverage, and research programs, and includes an extensive appendix charting epidemiological data on Latino health.

About the Author

MARILYN AGUIRRE-MOLINA, one of the nation's leading authorities on Latino/a health issues, is a professor of public health at the City University of New York, and director of the university's Institute for Health Equity.

LUISA N. BORRELL is an associate professor in the department of health sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York.

WILLIAM VEGA is a professor of family medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, director of the Luskin Center for Innovation, and codirector of the Multicultural Research Network on Health and Health Care.

Table of Contents

Introduction, by Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Luisa N. Borrell, Miguel Muñoz-Laboy, and William Vega

Part I. Key Issues Affecting the Health of Latino Men

1. Demographic Transformations, Structural Contexts, and Transitions to Adulthood, by Rubén G. Rumbaut

2. The Implications and Impact of Race on the Health of Hispanic/Latino Males, by Luisa N. Borrell and Clara Rodríguez

3. Improvements in Latino Health Data, by Olivia Carter-Pokras and Alexander H. Fischer

Part II. The Life Cycle and Latino Males' Health

4. Latino Boys, by Marilyn Aguirre-Molina and Gabriela Betancourt

5. The Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young Latino Males Living in the United States, by M. Antonia Biggs, Claire D. Brindis, Lauren Ralph, and John Santelli

6. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, by Andres Gil and William Vega

7. The Causes and Consequences of Poor Health among Latino Vietnam Veterans, by Valentine V. Villa, Nancy Harada, and Anh-Luu Huynh-Hohnbaum

8. Health of Incarcerated Latino Men, by Sandra P. Arévalo, Laia Bécares, and Hortensia Amaro

9. Emergent Chronic Conditions, by Sandra Echeverria and Ana Diez-Roux

10. Psychiatric Disorders and Mental Health Service Use among Latino Men in the United States, by Antonio Polo and Margarita Alegría

11. Social Determinants of HIV/AIDS , by George Ayala

12. Health Coverage, Utilization, and Expenditures among Latino Men, by Russell Homan, Patricia A. Homan, and Olveen Carrasquillo

13. Mental Health of Elderly Latino Males, by Cynthia Alford and David Espino

Conclusion, by William Vega, Luisa N. Borrell, and Marilyn Aguirre-Molina

Appendix, by Olivia Carter-Pokras and Mariano Kanamori

Product Details

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Healthcare Disparities - United States
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Health Status -- United States.
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Health Care Delivery
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Public Health
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Men's Studies - General
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Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
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Anthropology - Cultural
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Critical Issues in Health and Medicine
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 photographs
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
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It is estimated that more than 50 million Latinos live in the United States. This is projected to more than double by 2050. In Health Issues in Latino Males experts from public health, medicine, and sociology examine the issues affecting Latino men's health and recommend policies to overcome inequities and better serve this population. The book addresses sexual and reproductive health; alcohol, tobacco, and drug use; mental and physical health among those in the juvenile justice or prison systems; chronic diseases; HIV/AIDS; Alzheimer's and dementia; and health issues among war veterans. It discusses utilization, insurance coverage, and research programs, and includes an extensive appendix charting epidemiological data on Latino health.
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