Transcultural Health and Social Care

1st Edition

Development of Culturally Competent Practitioners


  • Irena Papadopoulos
  • Key Features

    • Provides research-based information on culturally competent care of vital importance to all health and social workers in multi-cultural communities
    • Covers issues and user groups not covered by other publications
    • Couches UK issues within a European and global perspective

    Table of Contents

    Contributors. Foreword By Larry Purnell. Foreword by Cecil Helman. Acknowledgements. Part 1: Transcultural Healthcare and the Development of Culture Generic Competencies. Chapter 1 - Introduction (Irena Papadopoulos). Chapter 2 - The Papadopoulos, Tilki and Taylor Model of Developing Cultural Competence (Irena Papadopoulos). Chapter 3 - Human Rights and Health Inequalities: UK and EU Policies and Initiatives Relating to the Promotion of Culturally Competent Care (Mary Tilki). Chapter 4 - Migrants and Refugees (Gina Taylor). Chapter 5 - The Ethics of Culturally Competent Health and Social Care (Ann Gallagher). Chapter 6 - Promoting Culturally Competent Research (Irena Papadopoulos). Part 2: Developing Culture Specific Competencies. Chapter 7 - Cancer and Culture: Meanings and Experiences (Irena Papadopoulos and Shelley Lees). Chapter 8 - The Health and Social Care Needs of Ethiopian Asylum Seekers and Refugees Living in the UK (Irena Papadopoulos, Margaret Lay, Shelley Lees and Alem Gebrehiwot). Chapter 9 - Myfanwy M. Davies and Irena Papadopoulos. Chapter 10 - Illegal Drugs: Knowledge, Attitudes and Drug Habits of Greek and Greek Cypriot Youth Living in London (Irena Papadopoulos and Chris Papadopoulos). Chapter 11 - Culturally Competent Health Promotion for Minority Ethnic Groups, Refugees, Gypsy Travellers and New Age Travellers in the UK (Irena Papadopoulos and Margaret Lay). Part 3: European Perspectives on Cultural Competence. Chapter 12 - Cultural Healthcare Issues in Finland (Marja Kaunonen and Meeri Koivula). Chapter 13 - Dealing with Cultural Plurality in Health and Social Care Settings: the Case of Germany (Monika Habermann). Chapter 14 - Cultural Healthcare Issues in Greece (Athena Kalokerunou-Anagnostopoulou). Chapter 15 - Transcultural Healthcare Issues in Spain (Silvia Garcia Barros). Part 4: Global Perspectives and Cultural Competence. Chapter 16 - A Trisomial Concept of Socio-Cultural and Refligious Factors in Healthcare Decision Making and Service P


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    About the author

    Irena Papadopoulos

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Transcultural Health and Nursing and Head of Research, Research Centre for Transcultural Studies in Health, Middlesex University, London, UK