Announcements of new periodicals, monographs, serials, and newsletters specifically relating to population, including major changes of focus, subject, or name of existing periodicals. Information on official statistical periodicals is coded under S. Official Statistical Publications.
65:30823 Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers
(New York, New York). Journal of Immigrant Health.
Vol. 1, No. 1, Jan 1999. 58 pp. New York, New York. In Eng.
"The launching of this journal signifies a recognition of both immigrant health as a field in its own right and a growing consensus that immigrants have unique health needs that require further study.... The scope of inquiry ranges from attention to...basic...questions, such as who is an immigrant, to an analysis of the health issues confronting specific immigrant subgroups, an examination of specific diseases that have impacted immigrant populations, and an exploration of health promotion and disease prevention strategies and public health policies that have and will continue to impact immigrant populations...."
Selected items will be cited in this or subsequent issues of Population Index.
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