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Spanish in Health Care
Policy, Practice and Pedagogy in Latino Health

ISBN 9781138713666
Published June 4, 2020 by Routledge
226 Pages 7 B/W Illustrations

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Book 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, behavioral 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

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