240 pages | 7 B/W Illus.
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.
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