Ethnicity and health: A research review
This paper is part of a larger piece of research on the perceptions of health and health services by members of the black population in North and East London, funded by the SSRC. The paper concentrates on published research produced principally by the medical profession and which concerns the health of 'immigrants', 'Asians', 'Afro-Caribbeans', 'members of ethnic minorities' or 'black people' in Britain. In five sections, the paper focuses on the illnesses and diseases which have been most intensively investigated and documented by previous researchers, and attempts to uncover the biases and/or assumptions that have led to this concentration on a few topics and groups at the expense of others. An attempt is also made to consider the influence of some of the findings of 'race relations' research on the health of Britain's black and ethnic minority population.
If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Volume (Year): 19 (1984)
Issue (Month): 7 (January)
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/315/description#description|
|Order Information:|| Postal: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/supportfaq.cws_home/regional|
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:socmed:v:19:y:1984:i:7:p:663-670. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Zhang, Lei)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.