Journal of Cultural Diversity

Journal of Cultural Diversity is a magazine specializing in Social Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 3, Fall

Culture Care Meanings of African American Parents Related to Infant Mortality and Health Care
Abstract: This study describes perceptions of African American mothers related to infant health care. The study's significance arises from the increased incidence of SIDS and disparity in infant mortality among African Americans. SIDS disproportionately...
Decisions to Participate in Fragile X and Other Genomics-Related Research: Native American and African American Voices
Abstract: The lack of adequate minority representation, including Native-Americans (NA) and African-Americans (AA), in health related research is well documented. Nowhere is this truer than in the area of genomics-related research, which is especially...
Immigrants vs. Non-Immigrants: Attitudes toward and Practices of Non-Therapeutic Male Circumcision in the United States of America
Abstract: Objectives: To explore and compare attitudes toward and practices of non-therapeutic male circumcision (NTMC) between immigrants and non-immigrants. Study Design: We conducted 8 focus groups involving 44 participants of the lay public (21 immigrants...
No Te Entiendo Y Tú No Me Entiendes: Language Barriers among Immigrant Latino Adolescents Seeking Health Care
Abstract: Purpose: Immigrant Latino adolescents experience health disparities and barriers to accessing health care. The purpose of this study is to describe barriers experienced by immigrant Latino adolescents seeking U.S. health care. Design: Focused...
The Effect of Character and Values on Ugandan Adaptation to America
Abstract: The purpose of this qualitative study was to gain insight into the cultural characteristics and values of Ugandan immigrants, and how those values affected their adaptation to America, while filling a gap in nursing literature for population-specific...
The Future of Health Care for Diverse Clients
On January 21, 2009, we were blessed to be witnesses to history in the making as Barack Obama became the first Black president of the United States of America. President Barack Obama stated during his inauguration speech "...We remain a young nation,...
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