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Health Promotion in Multicultural Populations

A Handbook for Practitioners and Students Third Edition

Robert M. Huff California State University, Northridge, California
Michael V. Kline California State University, Northridge, California
Darleen V. Peterson Claremont Graduate University
January 2014   560 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc   
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Edited by Robert M. Huff, Michael V. Kline, and Darleen V. Peterson, the Third Edition of Health Promotion in Multicultural Populations offers both students and practitioners an indispensable resource on assessment and implementation guidelines for promoting health and enhancing behaviors that optimize health in any cultural community.

Leading experts explore a wide range of topics, including the context of culture, cross-cultural perceptions of health, conceptual approaches to multicultural health promotion, health disparities, and the contributions of multicultural populations. Using the Cultural Assessment Framework (CAF), this proven handbook includes a focus on six specific populations (Hispanic/Latino, African American, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islanders, and Arab Americans).The text concludes with a set of tips for working cross-culturally and a discussion about where the field is heading with respect to research and practice in the 21st century.

Health Promotion in Multicultural Populations

A Handbook for Practitioners and Students

Third Edition
Robert M. Huff California State University, Northridge, California
Michael V. Kline California State University, Northridge, California
Darleen V. Peterson Claremont Graduate University
January 2014   560 pages   SAGE Publications, Inc  

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ISBN:   9781452276960 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $81.00 Bookstore Price:   $64.80

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Edited by Robert M. Huff, Michael V. Kline, and Darleen V. Peterson, the Third Edition of Health Promotion in Multicultural Populations offers both students and practitioners an indispensable resource on assessment and implementation guidelines for promoting health and enhancing behaviors that optimize health in any cultural community.

Leading experts explore a wide range of topics, including the context of culture, cross-cultural perceptions of health, conceptual approaches to multicultural health promotion, health disparities, and the contributions of multicultural populations. Using the Cultural Assessment Framework (CAF), this proven handbook includes a focus on six specific populations (Hispanic/Latino, African American, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islanders, and Arab Americans).The text concludes with a set of tips for working cross-culturally and a discussion about where the field is heading with respect to research and practice in the 21st century.

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