Journal of Cultural Diversity

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

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 1, Spring

Cherokee Self-Reliance and Word-Use in Stories of Stress
Abstract: This study examined the relationship between Cherokee self-reliance and related values expressed through word-use in stories of stress written by Cherokee adolescents. The overall aim of this pilot study was to test the feasibility of using...
Disease Prevention Strategies to Decrease Health Disparities
The people of the United States represent an ethnically and racially diverse population. In fact, ethnic and racial minorities represent 30 percent of the adult population, and minority children under the age of 18 comprise almost 40 percent of the total...
Physical Activity Participation in African American Churches
Abstract: The potential benefit of physical activity (PA) programs delivered through churches is largely unexamined. This study examined availability of PA programs, interpersonal support for PA, and PA participation in African-American churches. Individuals...
State of the Science: A Cultural View of Native Americans and Diabetes Prevention
Abstract: The purpose of this article is to present a review of the literature on diabetes type 2 prevention interventions for Native American populations. The interrelation of the cultural role of food in Native American diets, educational policies...
The Birds, the Bees, and the Bible: Single African American Mothers' Perceptions of a Faith-Based Sexuality Educaton Program
Abstract: This exploratory study examined single mothers' ideas on the development of a faith-based sexuality program. Twenty African American single mothers with adolescent children (11 to 13 years of age) who were of the same faith and members of one...
Weight-Bearing Activity and Foot Parameters in Native Americans with Diabetes with and without Foot Sensation
Abstract: Amputations from diabetic foot ulcers account for substantial health care costs and pain. At the point of neuropathy, it has been recommended that weight-bearing activities (WBA) be restricted to reduce the risk of ulcers. While regular WBA...
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