Community Health Centers

Community Health Centers

A Movement and the People Who Made It Happen

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America has set ambitious goals for improving health, but they are doomed to failure unless we address persistent and in some cases widening disparities by income and race. This book tells the story of one groundbreaking approach that attacks the problem by focusing on the wellness of whole neighborhoods. Since their creation during the 1960s, community health centers have served the needs of the poor in the tenements of New York, the colonias of Texas, the working-class neighborhoods of Boston, and the dirt farms of the South. As products of the civil rights movement, the early centers provid.
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007.
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1 online resource (xii, 177 pages).


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