Health Issues in the Black Community

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Ronald L. Braithwaite, Sandra E. Taylor
Wiley, Apr 12, 2001 - Medical - 648 pages
Vigorous action must be directed to prevent disease, promote overall health, and deliver appropriate care within the African American population. In this thoroughly updated and revised edition of Health Issues in the Black Community the authors offer an in-depth examination of the most pressing health problems confronting the black community. Written by a stellar panel of scholars and practitioners in the field, this valuable resource examines such topics as chronic illnesses, the effect of violence, and health policy. Health Issues in the Black Community also contains the most current thinking on relevant health, delivery, lifestyle, and policy issues.

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This review of African American health concerns brings together 25 original essays by leading experts in the field. Introductory essays present a grim statistical portrait of current black health ... Read full review

Contents

An Overview
3
The Health Status of Children and Adolescents
13
The Health Status of Black Women
44
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About the author (2001)

RONALD L. BRAITHWAITE is professor in the Behavioral Sciences and Health Education Department at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, and is the former chair and an adjunct professor in the Department of Community Health and Preventative Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine. He is the co-editor of Prisons and Aids (Jossey-Bass Publishers)

SANDRA E. TAYLOR is professor and former chair in the W.E.B. DuBois Department of Sociology at Clark Atlanta University, and a visiting professor in the Behavioral Sciences and Health Education Department of the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University.
Braithwaite and Taylor are the coeditors of Health Issues in the Black Community, First Edition (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1992).

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