Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in Latino Populations: Parteras, Promotoras y Poetas, Case studies Across the Americas

Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in Latino Populations: Parteras, Promotoras y Poetas,... Sex Roles, Vol. 52, Nos. 7/8, April 2005 ( 2005) DOI: 10.1007/s11199-005-3724-8 Book Review Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in the participants. Several authors provide their expe- Latino Populations: Parteras, Promotoras y riences and lessons learned throughout each stage of Poetas, Case studies Across the Americas. their research, from grant writing to data collection Edited by M. Idali Torres and George P. and interpretation. The candor of the researchers Cernada, Amityville, New York, Baywood Pub- promises to inform future studies and to spawn in- lishing Company, Inc. 352 pp. $48.95. creased focus on qualitative methods, as it reveals the topics that are most relevant to various Latino/a subgroups. An edited volume on health promotion with Another section of the book focuses on the ways Latinos/as is long overdue in a country in which in which popular culture may be used to promote Latinos/as are now the largest ethnic minority group. sexual and reproductive health in Latino/a commu- This collection of essays includes chapters that focus nities. This is relevant information, given the poverty on Latinos/as residing in the United States as well as of many Latino/a subgroups and the lack of avail- various Latin American countries. A book of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in Latino Populations: Parteras, Promotoras y Poetas, Case studies Across the Americas

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Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 by Springer Science + Business Media, Inc.
Subject
Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11199-005-3724-8
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Sex Roles, Vol. 52, Nos. 7/8, April 2005 ( 2005) DOI: 10.1007/s11199-005-3724-8 Book Review Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in the participants. Several authors provide their expe- Latino Populations: Parteras, Promotoras y riences and lessons learned throughout each stage of Poetas, Case studies Across the Americas. their research, from grant writing to data collection Edited by M. Idali Torres and George P. and interpretation. The candor of the researchers Cernada, Amityville, New York, Baywood Pub- promises to inform future studies and to spawn in- lishing Company, Inc. 352 pp. $48.95. creased focus on qualitative methods, as it reveals the topics that are most relevant to various Latino/a subgroups. An edited volume on health promotion with Another section of the book focuses on the ways Latinos/as is long overdue in a country in which in which popular culture may be used to promote Latinos/as are now the largest ethnic minority group. sexual and reproductive health in Latino/a commu- This collection of essays includes chapters that focus nities. This is relevant information, given the poverty on Latinos/as residing in the United States as well as of many Latino/a subgroups and the lack of avail- various Latin American countries. A book of

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Published: Jan 1, 2005

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