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Books, Articles and Audiovisual Materials


Books, Articles and Audiovisual Materials:

Annas, George J. The Rights of Patients: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Patients. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2004.

Carlson, Karen J., Stephanie A. Eisenstat and Terra Ziporyn. The New Harvard Guide to Women’s Health. Belknap Press, 2004.

Delgado, Jane L. !Salud!: A Latina’s Guide to Total Health – Body, Mind and Spirit. New York, NY: Perennial, 1997.

Institute of Medicine. Health Literacy – A Prescription to End Confusion. Washington DC: National Academies Press, April 2004.

Minkler, Meredith, ed. Community Organizing and Community Building for Health. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press; 2nd edition, 2004.
A collection of articles and case studies on community health with numerous references to women's health campaigns and programs, and many applicable lessons.

Quackenbush, Marcia, ed. Eliminating Health Disparities: Conversations with Latinos. Santa Cruz, CA: ETR Associates, 2003.

Sered, Susan and Rushika Fernandopulle. Uninsured in America: Life and Death in the Land of Opportunity. University of California Press, 2005.

Villarosa L., ed. Body & Soul: The Black Women’s Guide to Physical Health and Emotional Well-Being. New York, NY: Harper Perrenial, 1997.

Wurman, Richard Saul. Understanding Health Care. Newport, RI: TOP, 2004.

Your Medical Records and Your Privacy: A guide for Massachusetts Consumers. Health Law Advocates, Inc., November 2003.


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