US-Mexico Border Health: Issues for Regional and Migrant Populations

US-Mexico Border Health: Issues for Regional and Migrant Populations

By: Theresa Byrd (editor), J. Gerard Power (editor)Hardback

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Border Health offers a wide range of studies involving health care and health promotion on the US - Mexican border.


Introduction - J Gerard Power and Theresa Byrd PART ONE: CULTURAL VALUES AND HEALTH PROMOTION IN THE BORDER REGION A Mile Away and a World Apart - Sheila Murphy The Impact of Interdependent and Independent Views of the Self on US-Mexican Communications Increasing the Consent Rate for Organ Donation in the Hispanic Population - Irma Hinojosa Psychological Risk Factors and Substance Abuse Among Young Adults - Patricia A Lawrence A Comparison of Non-Hispanic Whites and Mexican Americans Communicating about Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Borderlands - Robbin D Crabtree and Leigh Arden Ford Hantavirus Education for Rural, Border and Migrant Populations PART TWO: CHALLENGES OF TWO ADJOINING HEALTH SYSTEMS Alcohol and Tobacco Advertising in the Border Region - J Gerard Power Cross-Border Cooperation - Jillian Hopewell A Case Study of Binational Tuberculosis Control A Patch for the Quilt - Jesus Ramirez-Valles et al HIV/AIDS, Homosexual Men and Community Mobilization on the US-Mexico Border Easy Access to Contraceptives among Female Adolescents in a US-Mexico Border City - Ellen Parietti, Jo[ci]ao B Ferreira-Pinto and Theresa Byrd PART THREE: MODELS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION IN THE BORDER REGION Boundary Spanners - Leigh Arden Ford et al Las Promotoras in the Borderlands Project Vida - Bill Schlesinger Community Health Models That Work Alternative Approaches to Heroin Treatment and AIDS Prevention Among Youth in a Mexican Border City - Rebeca L Ramos, Jo[ci]ao B Ferreira-Pinto and Maria E Ramos PART FOUR: COMMUNITY AND HEALTH PROMOTION IN THE BORDER REGION Notes on Community Health on the Border From Theory and Practice - Theresa Byrd Health Outreach Programs in the Colonias of the US-Mexico Border - Jesusa Lara Divine Resources - Michael P Kelly Health Education Activities at Churches Along the US-Mexico Border Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers - Sandra Benavides-Vaello and Heather Setzler Health Care Issues

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761908951
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780761908951
  • weight: 510
  • ISBN10: 0761908951

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