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Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion, 2nd Edition

Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion, 2nd edition, examines the importance of ethnic and cultural factors for community health practice. Edited and written by a stellar list of contributors who are experts in field, this book describes essential theories, models, and practices for working with race, ethnicity, gender, and social issues. The authors cover a wide range of topics including demographics, disparities, complementary and alternative medicine, spiritually grounded approaches, multicultural populations, culturally competent needs assessment and planning, communication, workforce, program planning, aging, sexual orientation, and future challenges. This edition has substantially expanded coverage on working with diverse groups, social determinants of health, spirituality, theoretical models for multicultural populations, planning and program evaluation, and aging, with new content includes coverage of disability and health literacy. This edition also reflects the latest standards for Certified Health Education Specialist certification and national standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS), from Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health

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Anonymous says:

Citations make this text very difficult to read I rented this book from Amazon for a class I was taking. The rental was great, the book was in good condition and free from highlights and notes. It arrived on time and was easy to return. I’d give 5 stars for the rental process itself.The book is what gets 3 stars. It’s okay, but it reads like a thesis that didn’t get a final round of editing. Using APA for citations makes it *incredibly* difficult to read and understand. So many sentences are interrupted by an entire sentence…

Anonymous says:

Well, it’s the right book for the class I’m … Well, it’s the right book for the class I’m taking, but I can’t say that it’s well-written! Apparently, the authors rushed their manuscript through, without taking time for scrupulous editing. For instance, there is a repeat of the same paragraph twice. In chapter 4, the author demonstrates her strong Latino bias by spending far more time talking about Latino/Hispanic use of complementary and alternative medicine than any other ethnic group. In chapter 5, some of the sentences just don’t make…

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