Tag: Social Risk
Public health workers help communities identify health and social problems, and they plan and implement strategies to address these problems. Active community participation is instrumental to the success of this model.
Intersectionality theory was developed to address the non-additivity of effects of sex/gender and race/ethnicity but extendable to other domains, allows for the potential to study health and disease at different intersections of identity, social position, … Continued
High prevalence of social or environmental health risks in minority communities lead to a higher chance of disease/death. Some studies have found that environmental hazards disproportionately exist in minority communities. Other studies have focused on … Continued
The social cognitive theory explains how people acquire and maintain certain behavioral patterns, while also providing the basis for intervention strategies (Bandura, 1997). Evaluating behavioral change depends on the factors environment, people, and behavior. SCT … Continued
Social disorganization is defined as an inability of community members to achieve shared values or to solve jointly experienced problems (Bursik, 1988). In recent decades, the themes of social disorganization theory have been more clearly … Continued