New Book: Minority Populations and Health

Posted by on July 28, 2006

[posted from Community Campus Partnerships for Health newsletter]

Minority Populations and Health: An Introduction to Health Disparities in the U.S.

Minority Populations and Health, by Thomas LaVeist, is a textbook that offers a complete foundation in the core issues and theoretical frameworks for the development of policy and interventions to address race disparities in health-related outcomes. This book covers U.S. health and social policy, the role of race and ethnicity in health research, social factors contributing to mortality, longevity and life expectancy, quantitative and demographic analysis and access, and utilization of health services.

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