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Mexican Americans and Health

The University of Arizona Press

By the middle of the twenty-first century, one out of every six Americans will be of Mexican descent; and as health care becomes of increasing concern to all Americans, the particular needs of Mexican Americans will have to be more thoroughly addressed.

Mexican Americans and Health explains how the health of Mexican-...

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Moving from the Margins

The University of Arizona Press

Immigration reform. Bilingual education. Affirmative action. Such issues trigger knee-jerk reactions from many people, and in California those reactions are likely to fall along strict ethnic lines. A white majority has long called the shots in voter initiatives, but with Mexican Americans becoming the majority population in ...

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Speaking from the Body

The University of Arizona Press

In compelling first-person accounts, Latinas speak freely about dealing with serious health episodes as patients, family caregivers, or friends. They show how the complex interweaving of gender, class, and race impacts the health status of Latinas--and how family, spirituality, and culture affect the experience of illness.

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Mexican Americans and Health

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The University of Arizona Press

Mexican Americans and Health, 2nd Edition provides new and updated information on health and health care topics regarding people of Mexican origin. New additions include analysis of emerging diseases and populations, current health-care events, and predictions for the next ten years. De la Torre and Estrada’s collaboration brings scholarship that is both cross-disciplinary and highly readable.

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