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Critical perspectives on racial and ethnic differences in health in late life / Norman B. Anderson, Randy 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.

Format Book and Print
Publication InfoWashington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2004.
Descriptionxv, 735 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Supplemental Content http://www.nap.edu/books/0309092116/html/
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorAnderson, Norman B.
Other author/creatorBulatao, Rodolfo A., 1944-
Other author/creatorCohen, Barney, 1959-
Other author/creatorNational Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Race, Ethnicity, and Health in Later Life.
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.].
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Other formsAlso available in electronic form via the Internet as viewed 10/28/2004.
LCCN 2004017317
ISBN0309092116 (pbk.)

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