"Race" and Community Care. "Race," Health and Social Care Series.
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This collection offers a wide-ranging introduction to contemporary issues surrounding the health care needs of members of minority ethnic communities within the framework of community care in Britain. The following chapters consider state welfare, minority communities, family structures, and social change: (1) "'Race' and Community Care: An Introduction" (Waqar I. U. Ahmad and Karl Atkin); (2) "'Race', Welfare and Community Care: A Historical Perspective" (Fiona Williams); (3) "Defining and Containing Diversity: Community, Ethnicity and Citizenship" (Charles Husband); (4) "Family Obligations and Social Change among Asian Communities" (Waqar I. U. Ahmad); (5) "Looking after Their Own? Family Care-giving among Asian and Afro-Caribbean Communities" (Karl Atkin and Janet Rollings); (6) "'Yes, We Mean Black Disabled People Too': Thoughts on Community Care and Disabled People from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities" (Ossie Stuart); (7) "Representations and Realities: Black People, Community Care and Mental Illness" (Charles Watters); (8) "Social Security, Community Care--and 'Race': The Marginal Dimension" (Gary Craig and Dhanwant K. Rai); and (9) "An Opportunity for Change: Voluntary Sector Provision in a Mixed Economy of Care" (Karl Atkin). Brief annotated bibliographies follow each chapter. (Contains 432 references.) (SLD)