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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community

Zachary P. Neal.

in Sociology

P ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 7975 words.

Community is a broad topic within sociology, the social sciences generally, and indeed even in the natural and physical sciences. This bibliography focuses primarily on human communities,...

Friends, neighbours and communities

Marian Barnes.

in Care in everyday life

June 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Health, Illness, and Medicine. 8382 words.

The interpersonal significance of care goes beyond those circumstances in which illness, disability or age generate a need for support. Friendship has received little attention in...

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Governing Disability in the Community

Jack Levinson.

in Making Life Work

July 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Health, Illness, and Medicine. 7476 words.

This chapter examines the actual task of providing services in the community, supervising individuals who are free but considered incapable of living independently. Group homes aim to...

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State, Community, and Primary Health Care

Ritu Priya.

in Equity and Access

June 2018; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 8916 words.

The chapter reconstructs a narrative of health services development in post-Independence India by examining relationships of the state, community, and Primary Health Care approach through...

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The community, the personal and the commercial

Philip Bean.

in Legalising drugs

January 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Health, Illness, and Medicine. 9517 words.

This chapter discusses the impact of drug legalisation on the community and the individual users and examines the commercial systems that might follow legalisation. As part of this moral...

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Twelve-Step Recovery and Community Service

Linda Farris Kurtz and Michael Fisher.

in Health & Social Work

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Twelve-step fellowships have been viewed as possibly inhibiting participants' community involvement. This article reports on a qualitative study of 33 recovering people who attended a...

Epistemic communities and experts in health policy-making

Olga Löblová.

in European Journal of Public Health

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3355 words.

Abstract

The role of evidence and expertise in policy-making has been of interest to public health professionals and political scientists alike. The public...

Community Advisory Boards: Their Role in AIDS Clinical Trials

Lisa E. Cox, Jack R. Rouff, Kenneth H. Svendsen, Madelyne Markowitz and Donald I. Abrams.

in Health & Social Work

November 1998; p ublished online November 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Community-based AIDS research programs were initially federally funded in 1989. Since then, the Terry Beirn Community Programs for Clinical Research on AIDS has mandated that research units...

The Dutch Heart Health Community Intervention ‘Hartslag Limburg’

Gaby Ronda, Patricia Van Assema, Math Candel, Erik Ruland, Mieke Steenbakkers, Jan Van Ree and Johannes Brug.

in The European Journal of Public Health

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Background and Methods: A pretest-posttest control group design with two posttests was used to evaluate the effects of a regional Dutch Heart Health Community Intervention on smoking...

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The NIMBY Phenomenon: Community Residents' Concerns about Housing for Deinstitutionalized People

Myra Piat.

in Health & Social Work

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

This article reports the findings of a study on community opposition to group homes in Montreal, Canada. This qualitative study set out to explore the underlying dynamics of what happens...

Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Ameliorate Cancer Disparities

Sarah Gehlert and Robert Coleman.

in Health & Social Work

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Although much attention has been paid to health disparities in the past decades, interventions to ameliorate disparities have been largely unsuccessful. One reason is that the interventions...

HIV/AIDS in Communities of Color: A Lasswellian Analysis

Michael N. Humble and Brian E. Bride.

in Health & Social Work

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

HIV/AIDS has changed drastically since the introduction of life-saving drugs known as highly active antiretroviral treatment. These same drugs have created a schism between the haves and...

Promoting Breast Cancer Screening in Rural, African American Communities: The “Science and Art” of Community Health Promotion

Mary Altpeter, Jo Anne L. Earp and Janice H. Schopler.

in Health & Social Work

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Implementing community health promotion programs can be a daunting task for social workers. Aside from the practical skills necessary for engaging diverse groups, it requires an...

Resilience and impacts of young people’s care work within the school and wider community

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker.

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS

March 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Health, Illness, and Medicine. 9972 words.

This chapter discusses resilience and impacts of children's care work in families affected by HIV/AIDS within the domains of the school and wider community. It explores the ways that...

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The burden of community-acquired pneumonia in Spain

VICENTE MONGE, MARÍA SAN-MARTÍN and ANTONIO GONZÁLEZ.

in The European Journal of Public Health

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Background: Community-acquired pneumonia accounts for a large number of hospitalizations and deaths in developed countries. Methods: Data for Spain were obtained from the national...

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The ECHI project: health indicators for the European Community

Pieter G.N. Kramers.

in The European Journal of Public Health

September 2003; p ublished online September 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Background: Within the EU Health Monitoring Programme (HMP), the ECHI project has proposed a comprehensive list of ‘European Community Health Indicators’. Methods: In the design of the...

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Smoking attributable mortality in the community of Madrid: 1992–1998

Belén Zorrilla-Torras, Natividad García-Marín, Iñaki Galán-Labaca and Ana Gandarillas-Grande.

in The European Journal of Public Health

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 5215 words.

Key points

Smoking attributable mortality was estimated for 1998 and for changes since 1992 to evaluate the impact of...

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Childhood, Adolescent, and Teenage Obesity: Recommendations for Community Initiatives in Central Harlem

Michelle P. Maidenberg.

in Health & Social Work

May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4205 words.

Because of poverty, the high prevalence of obesity, and the lack of adequate supports, Central Harlem’s children, adolescents, and teenagers are at risk for major physiological,...

The Diverse Faces of Latinos in the Midwest: Planning for Service Delivery and Building Community

Holly A. Riffe, Shiloh Turner and Liliana Rojas-Guyler.

in Health & Social Work

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

Throughout the Midwest and the southern United States, new groups of Hispanic/Latino and other immigrants are settling in large numbers. In many regions, very little infrastructure exists...

Sociocultural Factors of Teenage Pregnancy in Latino Communities: Preparing Social Workers for Culturally Responsive Practice

Elizabeth Aparicio, Edward V. Pecukonis and Kelly Zhou.

in Health & Social Work

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3660 words.

Despite gains in reducing teenage pregnancy during the past 20 years, disparities in teenage pregnancy rates persist: The teenage pregnancy rate in Latino communities is now nearly double...