Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Bhopal, Raj S.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Provides an accessible introduction to the complex issues of race, ethnicity and minority populations.
The globalization of trade and increasing international travel and migration poses huge challenges for health practitioners and policy makers who have to meet legal and policy obligations to provide health care of equal quality and effectiveness for all.
The book explains the process of migration and the uses and misuses of the key concepts of race and ethnicity, illustrating their strengths and weaknesses in epidemiology, policy making, health service planning, research, health care and health promotion.
Including many examples from around the world to demonstrate the theory in a practical way, and written in a clear and straightforward style with all terminology explained, this is an ideal book for all students and professionals in the field of migration, ethnicity and race in the health care context.