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Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural SocietiesFoundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care$
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Raj S. Bhopal

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780198568179

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.001.0001

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Research on and with ethnic minority groups: Past and future

Research on and with ethnic minority groups: Past and future

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(p.243) Chapter 9 Research on and with ethnic minority groups: Past and future
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Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural Societies
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Bhopal Raj S.

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.003.0009

This chapter argues that the challenge of ethnicity and health research includes demonstrating tangible health benefits in addition to satisfying curiosity. The full range of public health science research methods — qualitative, case-histories, case series, analysis of routine statistics, case control studies, cohort studies, trials — and medical sciences, are potentially applicable to ethnicity and health. Topics discussed include a brief history of health research on ethnicity and race with a racist intent or outcome; lessons from racist research; the potential scientific benefits of studying ethnic variations in health and disease; and the strengths and weaknesses of the range of methods available for the study of ethnic variations in health and disease.

Keywords:   ethnic groups, health research, research methods, case series, racist reasearch

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