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Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

1st Edition

Edited by Yuping Mao, Rukhsana Ahmed

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Both international and internal migration brings new challenges to public health systems. This book aims to critically review theoretical frameworks and literature, as well as discuss new practices and lessons related to culture, migration, and health communication in different countries. It features research and applied projects conducted by scholars from various disciplines including media and communication, public health, medicine, and nursing.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Health Communication at the Crossroads of Culture and Migration



Rukhsana Ahmed and Yuping Mao



Part I: Theoretical Discussion and Application







1. Acculturation, Identity Management, and Cultural Competence: Understanding Culture and Health Communication from Dynamic and Dyadic Approaches



Yuping Mao and Rukhsana Ahmed





2. On the Diffusion of People and Practices: Prospects for Health Communication Research James W. Dearing and Jeffrey G. Cox









3. Negotiating Health on Dirty Jobs: Culture-centered Constructions of Health among Migrant Construction Workers in Singapore



Mohan J. Dutta



Part II: Cultural Differences and Disparities in Immigrants’ Health Care Practices





4. Patient Involvement-- Exploring Differences in Doctor-Patient Interaction Among Immigrants and Non-Immigrants with Back Pain in Switzerland



Sarah Mantwill & Peter Schulz





5. Cultural Competence in Health: Understanding the Food Choices of Older Ukrainian Australians



Victoria Team, Lenore Manderson, & Milica Markovic





6. Chinese Migrant Mothers' Perceptions and Experiences of Health Risks in the UK



Qian (Sarah) Gong





7. Health Information Disparities and Medical Tourism Use Among Korean Immigrants in the U.S.



Jungmi Jun



Part III: ICTs and Migrants’ Health Communication





8. Spheres of Influence and New Technological Trajectories



Olivia Guntarik, Marsha Berry, & Emsie Arnoldi





9. Violence against Migrant Women Workers (MWWs) and the Role of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs)



Bolanle A. Olaniran



Part IV: Culturally Grounded and Community Based Health Intervention for Migrants





10. A Critical Review a

About the Editors

Yuping Mao is Assistant Professor in Communication Studies at California State University, Long Beach, USA.





Rukhsana Ahmed is Associate Professor at the Department of Communication, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN004000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies
SOC007000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
SOC057000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues