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Ethnicity, race and health in multicultural societies. Foundations for better epidemiology, public health and health care
  1. Pascale Allotey

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    Edited by Raj S Bhopal. Published by Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007, pp 357, £32.50. ISBN 9778-0-19-856817-9

    Addressing the inequities that create and sustain ethnic disparities in health is an ongoing challenge in public health. The issues are often emotive because they deal with globalisation, nationalism, racism and migration and, ultimately, they raise questions about the allocation of limited resources. Public health practitioners need the skills for significant political engagement, combining evidence with advocacy. Recent publications in ethnicity and health13 are therefore timely and welcome …

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