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Migration and health : a research methods handbook / edited by Marc B. Schenker, Xóchitl Castañeda, Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz.

Schenker, Marc B. (redaktör/utgivare)
Castañeda, Xochitl (redaktör/utgivare)
Rodriguez-Lainz, Alfonso, 1958- (redaktör/utgivare)
ISBN 9780520277953
Publicerad: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2014]
Copyright: ©2014
Engelska xii, 524 pages
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  • Introduction -- Studying migrant populations: general considerations and approaches -- Life course epidemiology: a conceptual model for the study of migration and health -- Use of existing health information systems in Europe to study migrant health -- Use of national data systems to study immigrant health in the United States -- The community-based migrant household probability sample survey -- Respondent-driven sampling for migrant populations -- Time-space sampling of migrant populations -- Prior enumeration: a method for enhanced sampling with migrant surveys -- Telephone-based surveys -- Case-control studies -- Longitudinal studies -- Ethnographic research in migration and health -- Participant observation and key informant interviews -- Focus groups/group qualitative interviews -- Full circle: the method of collaborative anthropology for regional and transnational research -- Photovoice as methodology -- Ethical issues across the spectrum of migration and health research -- Community-based participatory research: a promising approach for studying and addressing immigrant health -- Occupational health research with immigrant workers -- Methodological recommendations for broadening the investigation of refugees and other forced migrants -- Working internationally -- Binational collaborative research -- Ensuring access to research for nondominant language speakers -- Extended case study: a mixed-methods approach to understanding internal migrant access to health care and the health system's response in India.
  • "The study of migrant populations poses unique challenges owing to the mobility of these groups, which may further be complicated by their cultural, educational, and linguistic diversity and legal status. These barriers limit the usefulness of traditional survey sampling methods and routine public health surveillance systems. Given that nearly one in seven people in the world is a migrant, appropriate methodological approaches must be designed and implemented to capture health data from these populations. This effort is particularly important because migrants typically suffer disparities related to access to care, infectious diseases, occupational injuries, and outcomes for mental and other health conditions. This pathbreaking resource is the first of its kind to engage with the many unique issues that arise when studying migrant communities. It offers a comprehensive description of quantitative and qualitative methodologies to use when working with migrant populations. By providing information and practical tools, the authors fill existing gaps in research methods and enhance opportunities to address the health and social disparities migrant populations face in the United States and around the world"--Provided by publisher. 


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