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Author Aguirre-Molina, Marilyn, editor.

Title Health Issues in Latino Males : a Social and Structural Approach.

Published Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, ©2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (335 pages).
Series Critical issues in health and medicine
Critical issues in health and medicine.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Health of incarcerated Latino men / Sandra P. Arevalo, Laia Becares, and Hortensia Amaro -- Emergent chronic conditions / Sandra Echeverria and Ana Diez-Roux -- Psychiatric disorders and mental health service use among Latino men in the United States / Antonio Polo and Margarita Alegría -- Social determinants of HIV/AIDS : a focus on discrimination and Latino men who have sex with men / George Ayala -- Health coverage, utilization, and expenditures among Latino men / Russell Homan, Patricia A. Homan, and Olveen Carrasquillo -- Mental health of elderly Latino males / Cynthia Alford and David Espino -- Conclusion: New directions for research, policy, and programs addressing the health of Latino males / William Vega, Luisa N. Borrell, and Marilyn Aguirre-Molina.
Demographic transformations, structural contexts, and transitions to adulthood / Ruben G. Rumbaut -- The implications and impact of race on the health of Hispanic/Latino males / Luisa N. Borrell and Clara Rodríguez -- Improvements in Latino health data / Olivia Carter-Pokras and Alexander H. Fischer -- Latino boys : the early years / Marilyn Aguirre-Molina and Gabriela Betancourt -- The sexual and reproductive health of young Latino males living in the United States / M. Antonia Biggs [and others] -- Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs / Andres Gil and William Vega -- The causes and consequences of poor health among Latino Vietnam veterans : parallels for Latino veterans of the war in Iraq / Valentine V. Villa, Nancy Harada, and Anh-Luu Huynh-Hohnbaum.
Summary 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. It includes an extensive appendix charting epidemiological data on Latino health.
Other author Borrell, Luisa N., editor.
Vega, William, 1944- editor.
Williams, David.
Muñoz-Laboy, Miguel.
Arévalo, Sandra.
Amaro, Hortensia.
Ayala, George.
Aguirre-Molina, Marilyn.
Rumbaut, Rubén.
Rodríguez, Clara.
Carter-Pokras, Olivia.
Fischer, Alexander.
Betancourt, Gabriela.
Biggs, M.
Brindis, Claire.
Santelli, John.
Ralph, Lauren.
Gil, Andres.
Villa, Valentine.
Harada, Nancy.
Huynh-Hohnbaum, Anh-Luu.
BTcares, Laia.
Echeverria, Sandra.
Diez-Roux, Ana.
Polo, Antonio.
Alegrfa, Margarita.
Homan, Russell.
Homan, Patricia.
Carrasquillo, Olveen.
Alford, Cynthia.
Espino, David.
Kanamori, Mariano.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Health behavior -- United States.
Hispanic American men -- Health and hygiene.
Minorities -- Health -- United States.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780813549767 (electronic bk.)
0813549760 (electronic bk.)
9780813546032 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0813546036 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780813546049 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0813546044 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard Number 9786613383112