Spanish in Health Care: Policy, Practice and Pedagogy in Latino Health, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Spanish in Health Care

Policy, Practice and Pedagogy in Latino Health, 1st Edition

By Glenn A. Martínez

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240 pages | 7 B/W Illus.

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Description

Spanish in Health Care fills an important gap by offering a panoramic overview of the research on Spanish in health settings that is emerging from a variety of disciplines.

Synthesizing research from diverse disciplines such as sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, health services research, behavioural health research, health policy and administration, and social epidemiology, the volume offers a uniquely unified approach to the subject of Spanish in healthcare.

This volume will be of interest to researchers in Spanish linguistics, sociolinguistics, health communication, and languages for specific purposes.

Table of Contents

1. Language and Latino Health: From social determinant to syndemic 2. Language in Health Care Policies 3. Language and Cultural Practices in Health Communication 4. Uncovering Language and Cultural Practices in Latino Health 5. Language Pedagogy and Latino Health

About the Author

Glenn A. Martínez is Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and Director of the Center for Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at The Ohio State University.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Spanish
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN008000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism