Health Care Disparities and Underserved Populations: Issues of Social Factors

Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld

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This chapter provides an introduction to the volume and reviews some issues related to provision of health care services to racial and ethnic minorities and other underserved population. In addition to this review of some of the material on underserved populations and what has often been called in the US "health care disparities" concerns, this chapter also serves as an introduction to the volume. As such, the chapter explains the organization of the volume and briefly comments on each of the chapters included in the volume.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-13
Number of pages11
JournalResearch in the Sociology of Health Care
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Care Planning
  • Community and Home Care


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