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It is estimated that more than 50 million Latinos live in the United States. This is projected to more than double by 2050. In Health Issues in Latino Males experts from public health, medicine, and sociology examine the issues affecting Latino men's health and recommend policies to overcome inequities and better serve this population. It includes an extensive appendix charting epidemiological data on Latino health.

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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
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  1. List of Figures
  2. p. vii
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  1. List of Tables
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. Introduction: A Social and Structural Framework for the Analysis of Latino Males' Health
  2. pp. 1-13
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  1. Part I: Key Issues Affecting the Health of Latino Men
  2. p. 15
  1. 1: Demographic Transformations, Structural Contexts, and Transitions to Adulthood
  2. pp. 17-31
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  1. 2: The Implications and Impact of Race on the Health of Hispanic/Latino Males
  2. pp. 32-52
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  1. 3: Improvements in Latino Health Data
  2. pp. 53-64
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  1. Part II: The Life Cycle and Latino Males’ Health
  2. p. 65
  1. 4: Latino Boys: The Early Years
  2. pp. 67-82
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  1. 5: The Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young Latino Males Living in the United States
  2. pp. 83-98
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  1. 6: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
  2. pp. 99-122
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  1. 7: The Causes and Consequences of Poor Health among Latino Vietnam Veterans: Parallels for Latino Veterans of the War in Iraq
  2. pp. 123-138
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  1. 8: Health of Incarcerated Latino Men
  2. pp. 139-157
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  1. 9: Emergent Chronic Conditions
  2. pp. 158-182
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  1. 10: Psychiatric Disorders and Mental Health Service Use among Latino Men in the United States
  2. pp. 183-211
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  1. 11: Social Determinants of HIV/AIDS: A Focus on Discrimination and Latino Men Who Have Sex with Men
  2. pp. 212-228
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  1. 12: Health Coverage, Utilization, and Expenditures among Latino Men
  2. pp. 229-248
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  1. 13: Mental Health of Elderly Latino Males
  2. pp. 249-260
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  1. Conclusion: New Directions for Research, Policy, and Programs Addressing the Health of Latino Males
  2. pp. 261-267
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  1. Appendix: An Overview of Latino Males' Health Status
  2. pp. 268-305
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 307-310
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 311-317
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780813549767
Related ISBN
9780813546032
MARC Record
OCLC
772000549
Pages
336
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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