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Health in the Mexican-American culture

Clark, Margaret

Health in the Mexican-American culture

a community study.

by Clark, Margaret

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health surveys -- California -- San Jose,
  • Mexicans -- United States -- Case studies,
  • San Jose(Calif.)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA448.5 M4 C55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253p.
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16893843M

      Health of White non-Hispanic Population; More data. Trends in Mexican American population health from Health, United States; Tables of Summary Health Statistics from the National Health Interview Survey; Timing and Adequacy of Prenatal Care in the United States, pdf icon [PDF – KB] Health of Hispanic Adults: United States, –   History books El Norte review: an epic and timely history of Hispanic North America Carrie Gibson has written an exhaustive corrective to historians who seek to whitewash a story of settlement and.

      Abstract. Twenty million Mexican Americans live in the U.S. (U.S. Census Summary File, ). It is vital that health care clinicians become familiar with and acknowledge the role of religion or religiosity on the health practices of Mexican Americans so that these needs may be addressed through holistic by: Mexico and the USA share a common border of around 3, km on the northern side of Mexico. However, despite the close physical proximity, a lot of dissimilarities between their social conduct. The culture of the USA has a strong effect of British colonization. The Americans have liberally blended their culture with many other cultures. But the.

    The practice of curanderismo, or Mexican American folk medicine, is part of a historically and culturally important health care system deeply rooted in native Mexican healing techniques. This is the first book to describe the practice from an insider's point of view, based on the authors' three-year apprenticeships with curanderos (healers). The Mexican American community provides its members with natural support systems: the extended family, folk healers, and religious institutions. Use of medical services is influenced by the cultural value placed on stoic endurance of bad health, and by .


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Health in the Mexican-American culture by Clark, Margaret Download PDF EPUB FB2

Health in the Mexican-American culture;: A community study Paperback – January 1, by Margaret Clark (Author) › Visit Amazon's Margaret Clark Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: Mexican Americans and Health in the Mexican-American culture book and Chicano Popular Culture are the first volumes in the series The Mexican American Experience, a cluster of modular texts designed to provide greater flexibility in undergraduate education.

Each book deals with a single topic concerning the Mexican American population/5(3). Health in the Mexican-American Culture - a Community Study [Margaret Clark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Health in the Mexican-American Culture: A Community Study by Margaret Clark A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on the author's thesis, University of California, with title: Sickness and health in Sal si Puedes.

Following a discussion of the social, economic, religious, and folkloric characteristics that affect problems of health and illness in a low-income Mexican American community, recommendations on changing medical beliefs and practices are included.

Also included is a item glossary of Spanish words used in the text of the book. (NQ). In this Book. Mexican Americans and Health: ¡Sana. ¡Sana. 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, 2nd Edition continues to present data on a large number of health issues that are important and relevant to the Mexican American population, while describing the social contexts in which they are occurring. Its comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach brings originality and focus to a dynamic literature.

Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in to guide tuberculosis programs in Mexico, this guide contains a thorough overview of Mexican culture and health. Mexican Cultural Profile — EthnoMedAuthor: Jenessa McElfresh.

Among the foreign-born, moreover, health status and health behaviors may differ by degree of acculturation to American culture. In this context, the gaps in the available data on the health and health behaviors of Hispanics impose serious by: Mexican Americans and Health and Chicano Popular Culture are the first volumes in the series The Mexican American Experience, a cluster of modular texts designed to provide greater flexibility in 5/5(1).

Author Ned Crouch tackles these critical differences between Mexicans and Americans head-on in MEXICANS & AMERICANS: Cracking the Cultural Code. Steeped in the richness of Mexican culture and history, Ned goes head-to-head against the argument that America should try to recapture its Anglocentric by: 5.

Caregiving and Mexican American Families. The literature has shown with some certainty that the health of Mexican Americans is favorable especially with respect to mortality, with official life tables estimating a year life expectancy advantage of the Hispanic population compared to the non-Hispanic White population (Arias, ), supporting predictions of the Hispanic Paradox Cited by:   Given the collectivist nature of Mexican American culture (Kaniasty & Norris, ), one might expect to find that all older Mexican Americans would seek support from family members and friends whenever difficult times arise.

However, our Cited by:   Therefore, the language, the religion and the rich cultural heritage of Mexico are a unique combination of Aztec, Mayan and Mediterranean Spanish. First and often second generation Mexican-Americans carry much of their Mexican heritage with them to the United States.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clark, Margaret, Health in the Mexican-American culture. Berkeley, University of California Press, The Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (HHANES) found that only 4 percent of the Mexican American sample in five Southwestern States had reported consulting a curandero, herbalista, or other folk medicine practitioner within the prior 12 months (Higginbotham et al.

Hence, though a vital and relentless aspect of Mexican culture, familismo cannot be used to singlehandedly explain the Mexican American health paradox in its entirety.

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In the years since the first edition of this important study was published, the changes in the Mexican American community in the United States have been great indeed. This extensively revised edition-with a new title-includes expanded chapters on these new developments of the recent past: the Chicano Movimiento of the late sixties and seventies; their considerable 5/5(1).CS Cultural Insights Communicating with Hispanics/Latinos Culture is a learned system of knowledge, behaviors, attitudes, beliefs, values, and norms that is shared by.

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