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Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural Societies: Foundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care

Raj S. Bhopal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568179
eISBN:
9780191724091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most of the industrialized world now comprises of multi-ethnic societies, with people from widely varying ancestry, cultures, languages, and beliefs. With globalization of trade, increasing ... More


Ethnicity, racism and the labour market: a European perspective

Gary Craig

in Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the experience of those who enter the European Union (EU) and associated states from outside the EU who are typically characterised by skin colour, culture and first language ... More


Changing ethnic and housing market structure of East London

Tim Butler, Chris Hamnett, Sadiq Mir, and Mark Ramsden

in Ethnicity, class and aspiration: Understanding London's new East End

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426512
eISBN:
9781447302223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426512.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter describes the dramatic changes in the ethnic composition of London and East London, England, over the last 40 years. It explains that during this period, London change from a largely ... More


“We are Not Terrorists!”: Uighurs, Tibetans, and the “Global War on Terror”

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The research for this chapter began with the question of how U.S. policies implemented in the wake of September 11, 2001, were affecting the policy of other states, for example China. It shows how ... More


Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Lina Molokotos-Liederman (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book examines social change in Europe in recent years and how it relates to religion, minority populations, and gender, and their interacting effects on inclusion and conflict. Bringing together ... More


Overseas Citizens: Citoyens de France

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Some countries maintain a system of universal health services despite (or because of) social diversity among the population. France has diverse population groups with shifts still underway from rural ... More


Stratification and “Universality”: Immigrants and Barriers to Coverage in Massachusetts

Tiffany D. Joseph

in Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Tiffany D. Joseph’s chapter examines how stratification of access by immigration status effectively undermined a “universal” health policy. While the ACA only extended coverage to U.S. citizens and ... More


Race, Genetics, and the Regulatory Need for Race Impact Assessments

Osagie K. Obasogie

in Race and the Genetic Revolution: Science, Myth, and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156974
eISBN:
9780231527699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156974.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the consequences of the intractable racialization of society and its impact on minority populations. It also looks into the need for race impact assessments that address the ... More


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