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Health Issues in Latino Males Critical Issues in Health and Medicine Edited by Rima D. Apple, University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Janet Golden, Rutgers University, Camden Growing criticism of the U.S. health care system is coming from consumers, politicians, the media, activists, and health care professionals. Critical Issues in Health and Medicine is a collection of books that explores these contemporary dilemmas from a variety of perspectives, among them political, legal, historical, sociological, and comparative, and with attention to crucial dimensions such as race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and culture. For a list of titles in the series, see the last page of the book. Rutgers University Press New Brunswick, New Jersey, and London Health Issues in Latino Males A Social and Structural Approach Edited by Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Luisa N. Borrell, and William Vega Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Health issues in Latino males : a social and structural approach / edited by Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Luisa N. Borrell, and William Vega. p. ; cm. — (Critical issues in health and medicine) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-8135-4603-2 (hardcover : alk. paper) ISBN 978-0-8135-4604-9 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Hispanic American men—Health and hygiene. I. Aguirre-Molina, Marilyn. II. Borrell, Luisa N. III. Vega, William. IV. Series: Critical issues in health and medicine. [DNLM: 1. Minority Health—United States. 2. Health Behavior—ethnology—United States. 3. Health Status—United States. 4. Healthcare Disparities—United States. 5. Hispanic Americans—ethnology—United States. 6. Men’s Health—ethnology—United States. WA 300 AA1 H4344 2010] RA448.5.H57H393 2010 362.1089—dc22 2009040065 A British Cataloging-in-Publication record for this book is available from the British Library. This collection copyright © 2010 by Rutgers, The State University Individual chapters copyright © 2010 in the names of their authors All rights reserved No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without written permission from the publisher. Please contact Rutgers University Press, 100 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854–8099. The only exception to this prohibition is “fair use” as defined by U.S. copyright law. Visit our Web site: Manufactured in the United States of America ...


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