Table of contents for Culture in clinical care / Bette R. Bonder, Laura Martin, Andrew W. Miracle.

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About the Authors

Chapter 1: Introduction
Defining Culture
Describing Culture
Defining Cultural Competence
Strategies for Becoming Culturally Competent
Our Approach to Culture and Cultural Competence
Using This Book
Chapter 2: Understanding Culture
Our Model of Culture Emergent
Culture is Learned
Culture is Localized
Culture is Patterned
Culture is Evaluative
Culture is Persistent but Incorporates Change
Concepts of Race and Ethnicity
Chapter 3: Personality and Culture
Personality and Culture
Biology and Behavior
Individual Factors in Personality Development
Cultural Factors in Personality Development
Interaction of the Personal and the Cultural
Chapter 4: The Role of Culture in Health and Health Care
Understanding Health and Sickness
The Relationship of Culture and Health Care
Cultural Domains in Clinical Encounters
Chapter 5: Recognizing Cultural Differences: Lessons from Ethnography
Ethnography as a Methodology
The Concept of Vantage
Implications of an Ethnographic Approach
Ethnographic/Observational Skills
Mutual Accommodations
Chapter 6: Negotiating Cultural Differences in Working with Clients
Values Revisited
Brokering Interactions
Envisioning Alternatives in Explanations and Interventions
Dealing with Incomplete Information
Values in Interaction
Chapter 7: Evaluating Clients and Designing Interventions in a Diverse World
Determining What You Need to Know
Culturally Relevant Assessment
Chapter 8: Assessing Intercultural Interactions and Interventions
A Consideration of Ethics
Assessing Interaction and Intervention
Improving Service in Intercultural Situations
Elements of Culturally Inclusive Therapy


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Clinical medicine -- Cross-cultural studies.
Clinical medicine -- Case studies.
Clinical medicine -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social medicine.