Immigrant Women's Health: Problems and Solutions Eds Elizabeth J Kramer, Susan L Ivey, Yu-Wen Ying Jossey-Bass Publishers, 35.95 [pounds sterling], pp 438 ISBN 0 7879 4294 4
There is clearly a need for improved understanding about immigrant women's health. Nevertheless, I have a couple of philosophical bones to pick with this book.
Firstly, the topics covered deal almost exclusively with immigrant women's health care and not with other important determinants of health status such as health related behaviour, implementation of culturally appropriate health promotion efforts, sanitation and environment, or prevention more generally. Thus, I …