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Title Health issues in Latino males : a social and structural approach / edited by Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Luisa Borrell, and William Vega.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2010.
Book Jacket
 Main Display  RA448.5.H57 H393 2010    AVAILABLE


Call # RA448.5.H57 H393 2010
Phys. Description xiv, 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Critical issues in health and medicine
Critical issues in health and medicine.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Demographic transformations, structural contexts, and transitions to adulthood / Rubén 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 ... [et al.] -- 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 --
Health of incarcerated Latino men / Sandra P. Arévalo, Laia Bécares, 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.
Summary In Health Issues in Latino Males, experts examine the issues affecting Latino men's health and recommend policies to overcome inequities and better serve this population. They provide suggestions for improving programs that promote the health of Latino males and related health care policy and human service.
Subject Hispanic American men -- Health and hygiene.
Alt Author Aguirre-Molina, Marilyn.
Borrell, Luisa N.
Vega, William, 1944-
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