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Title The health of sexual minorities : public health perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations / edited by Ilan H. Meyer and Mary E. Northridge.

Imprint New York : Springer, c2007.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.10866 H349 2007    ---  Available
Description xix, 731 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- pt. 1. Who are LGBT individuals? -- ch. 1. Shifting sands or solid foundation? Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender identity formation / Michele J. Elisason and Robert Schope -- ch. 2. Development of same-sex attracted youth / Ritch C. Savin-Williams and Kenneth M. Cohen -- ch. 3. Developmental issues in lesbian and gay adulthood / Robert M. Kertzner -- ch. 4. Biology and sexual minority status / William Byne -- pt. 2. LGBT health and the state -- ch. 5. The importance of being perverse : troubling law, identities, health and rights in search of global justice / Stefano Fabeni and Alice M. Miller -- ch. 6. Ethical, legal, social, and political implications of scientific research on sexual orientation / Edward Stein -- ch. 7. Targeting the state : risks, benefits, and strategic dilemmas of recent LGBT health advocacy / Steven Epstein --
pt. 3. Prejudice and pride in health -- ch.8. Sexual stigma : putting sexual minority health issues in context / Gregory M. Herek, Regina Chopp, and Darryl Strohl -- ch. 9. Globalization, structural violence, and LGBT health : a cross-cultural perspective / Mark B. Padilla, Ernesto Vasquez del Aguila, and Richard G. Parker -- ch. 10. Prejudice and discrimination as social stressors / Ilan H. Meyer -- ch. 11, Determinants of health among two-spirit American Indians and Alaska natives / Karen C. Fieland, Karina L. Walters, and Jane M. Simoni -- ch. 12. "I don't fit anywhere" : how race and sexuality shape Latino gay and bisexual men's health / Jesus Ramirez-Valles -- ch. 13. Black LGB health and well-being / Juan Battle and Martha Crum --
pt. 4. Research methodologies -- ch. 14. Defining and measuring sexual orientation for research / Randal L. Sell -- ch. 15. Sampling in surveys of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people / Diane Binson, Johnny Blair, David M. Heubner, and William J. Woods -- ch. 16. Researching gay men's health : the promise of qualitative methodology / Gary W. Dowsett -- ch. 17. From science fiction to computer-generated technology : sampling lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals / Esther D. Rothblum -- ch. 18. Using community-based participatory research to understand and eliminate social disparities in health for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations / Mary E. Northridge, Brian P. McGrath, and Sam Quan Krueger --
pt. 5. Health concerns -- ch. 19. Transgender health concerns / Anne A. Lawrence -- ch. 20. Health care of lesbian and bisexual women / Katherine A. O'Hanlan and Christy M. Isler -- ch. 21. Cancer and sexual minority women / Deborah J. Bowen, Ulrike Boehmer, and Marla Russo -- ch. 22. HIV/AIDS prevention research among black men who have sex with men : current progress and future directions / Gregorio A. Millett, David Malebranche, and John L. Peterson -- ch. 23. LGBT tobacco and alcohol disparities / Gregory L. Greenwood and Elisabeth P. Gruskin -- ch. 24. Methamphetamine use and its relation to HIV risk : data from Latino gay men in San Francisco / Rafael M. Diaz --
pt. 6. Healthcare systems and services -- ch. 25. Improving access to health care among African-American, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Latino lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations / Patrick A. Wilson and Hirokazu Yoshikawa -- ch. 26. Public health and trans-people : barriers to care and strategies to improve treatment / Emilia Lombardi -- ch. 27. HIV prevention and care for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youths : "Best practices" from existing programs and policies / Joyce Hunter and Jan Baer -- ch. 28. Fenway community health's model of integrated, community-based LGBT care, education, and research / Kenneth H. Mayer, Matthew J. Mimiaga, Rodney VanDerwarker, Hilary Goldhammer, and Judith B. Bradford -- Index.
Subject Homosexuality.
Public Health.
Sexual minorities -- Health and hygiene.
Added Author Meyer, Ilan H.
Northridge, Mary E.
ISBN 9780387288710 (alk. paper)
0387288716 (alk. paper)
9780387313344 (e-ISBN)
0387313346 (e-ISBN)
Standard No. NLM 101299326
YDXCP 2398229
OHX har050151754
NZ1 10793324
NLGGC 293575983
AU@ 000041287722

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