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Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective $210.00
Authors: Quynh Lę (University of Tasmania, Australia) 
Book Description:
One of the most essential aspects in life for anyone in any society is health and well-being. It is the indispensable base on which happiness is based. This book examines these two important aspects of life. It focuses on the social and cultural aspects of health and well-being in current societies and cultures. Traditionally, health research has placed a greater emphasis on physical and clinical aspects such as diseases, medical treatments and rehabilitation. With an increasing interest in population health, particularly in the current context of globalization, the sphere of health research has been expanded to also cover social and cultural factors which not only affect health conditions of individuals and communities but can also be determining health factors in some respects. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical Press)

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Table of Contents:

Board of Reviewers

Part I: Health Concepts and Health Care

Chapter 1. Emotional Intelligence and Intercultural Health Care: Concept and Experience
(Quynh Lę)

Chapter 2. Education, Health and Wellbeing
(Dawn Penney)

Chapter 3. Uncovering the SES‐Health Myth: How Modern Society Undermines Our Achievement of Optimal Health
(Susan A. Korol)

Chapter 4. Cultural Stereotypes and Metaphors in Health: An Intercultural Communication Perspective
(Quynh Lę)

Chapter 5. Volunteers: Reflexive Social Agents
(Christine Stirling)

Chapter 6. Self‐Identity and Risk‐Taking in Adolescents
(Derris Wood, Penny Allen and Quynh Lę)

Chapter 7. Social Impacts of Closure of Maternity Services in Rural Areas
(Ha Hoang, Quynh Lę and Rosa McManamey)

Chapter 8. Building Social Capital – A Case Study: Indirect Benefits Associated with a Dental Undergraduate Clinical Placement Program
(Rosemary J. Cane)

Chapter 9. In Praise of Meaning: Occupational Predictors of Longevity
(Susan A. Korol and Rachel K. Baker)

Chapter 10. Social Determinants of Overweight and Obesity
(Quynh Lę, Cecilia Chiu and Au Bich Thuy)

Part II: Health and Wellbeing in a Global Context

Chapter 11. Staying Healthy: The Case of Cotton and Cane Growers in Australia
(Karen Willis, Susan Johns, Sue Kilpatrick and Karla Peek)

Chapter 12. Health, Wellbeing and Community Involvement of Older People in Rural Scotland
(Jane Farmer, Sarah‐Anne Muńoz, Artur Steinerowski and Sara Bradley)

Chapter 13. Accessing Cultural Expressions of “Being” and Trauma through Phenomenological Investigation with Male African Entrants to Tasmania, Australia
(Andrew J. Harris)

Chapter 14. Maternity Care Experiences of Asia Ethnic Minorities in Rural Tasmania, Australia: A mixed Methods Study
(Ha Hoang, Quynh Lę and Sue Kilpatrick)

Chapter 15. International Students: Their health and Education Journey
(Yun Yue and Quynh Lę)

Chapter 16. Hepatitis C Knowledge and Beliefs Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Drug Users
(Penny Allen and Lisa Maher)

Chapter 17. Health and Wellbeing Issues Facing Intermarried Filipino Women in Rural Tasmania
(Chona Hannah and Quynh Lę)

Chapter 18. Does Culture Affect One’s View of Health Informatics? A Study of the Vietnamese Migrants
in Australia
(Quynh Lę and Cecilia Chiu)

Part III: Research Methodology

Chapter 19. Innovating Community Engagement in Rural Health: A Quali‐Quantitative Research Method
(Erica Bell)

Chapter 20. Engaging Local Communities in Primary Health Data Collection: A Case Study in the Meander Valley Municipality, Tasmania
(Quynh Lę, Stuart Auckland, Andrew Harris, Annette Barrett, and Lester Jones)

Chapter 21. Methodological Considerations for Health and Wellness Research with Older Adults
(Tony Barnett and Sonia Allen)

Chapter 22. Shortcomings in Publicly Available Healthcare Data for Older Australians
(Gerard Gill)

Chapter 23. How Well does E‐health Work? A Question of Evaluation
(Quynh Lę and Cecilia Chiu)

Chapter 24. Research Awareness in Intercultural Discourse: A Sociolinguistic Perspective
(Quynh Lę)

Notes on the Authors


      Public Health in the 21st Century
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011 1st quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61209-487-8
   Status: AV
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