Occupational health disparities : improving the well-being of ethnic and racial minority workers (Book, 2017) [UNC Charlotte Libraries]
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Occupational health disparities : improving the well-being of ethnic and racial minority workers

Occupational health disparities : improving the well-being of ethnic and racial minority workers

Author: Frederick T L Leong; Donald E Eggerth; Chu-Hsiang Chang
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2017]
Series: APA/MSU series on multicultural psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Racial and ethnic minority groups in the workforce are prone to higher rates of work-related diseases, injuries, and psychological distress than members of the dominant group. The severity and types of hazards minorities face are also very different because they may work in more physically demanding, labor-intensive jobs that often do not provide full benefits or enough income to access proper health care.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick T L Leong; Donald E Eggerth; Chu-Hsiang Chang
ISBN: 9781433826924 1433826925
OCLC Number: 962171858
Description: xiv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Latino occupational health and the changing regulatory context of work / Rubén O. Martinez --
Employment conditions as a social determinant of health in Latino populations : policy interventions using the WHO social determinants model / Rafael Moure-Eraso and Maria Julia Brunette --
Current thinking on occupational health disparities in the global economy / Lois E. Tetrick --
Community-based participatory research and occupational health disparities : pesticide exposure among immigrant farmworkers / Thomas A. Arcury and Sara A. Quandt --
Addressing occupational stress among African Americans / Rashaun Roberts --
Occupational health disparities among Asian Americans : review and recommendations / Frederick T. L. Leong, Chu-Hsiang (Daisy) Chang, and Stanton Mak --
Developing occupational safety and health training programs for immigrant workers : translating research to practice / Sara A. Quandt and Thomas A. Arcury --
The work, family, and health network organizational intervention : core elements and customization for diverse occupational health contexts / Ellen Ernst Kossek, Brad Wipfli, Rebecca Thompson, Krista Brockwood, and members of the Work, Family and Health Network Writing Team --
Afterword : Research and policy implications for addressing health disparities / Chu-Hsiang (Daisy) Chang, J. Kevin Ford, and Rubén O. Martinez.
Series Title: APA/MSU series on multicultural psychology.
Responsibility: edited by Frederick T.L. Leong, Donald E. Eggerth, Chu-Hsiang (Daisy) Chang, Michael A. Flynn, J. Kevin Ford, Rubén O. Martinez.
Local System Bib Number:
991002648179704091

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To fully understand the needs of racial and ethnic minorities, occupational health psychology requires a more multicultural perspective. This book gathers experts in OHP and multicultural psychology  Read more...
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