Nursing 5120
Health Policy and Advocacy in Advanced Nursing Practice


Social Sciences Full Text:  EBSCOhost
CINAHL Complete:  EBSCOhost 
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source: ProQuest
MEDLINE (Proquest) (FirstSearch)
PsycARTICLES:  Proquest
PsycINFO:  Proquest
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection:  EBSCOhost
ProQuest Psychology Journals
ProQuest Social Science Journals
ProQuest Sociology
The Library of Congress – THOMAS

News Sources

Michigan Radio - MI Environment Report

Crain's Detroit Business

WDET, Detroit Radio

Observer & Eccentric Newspapers

Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)

Google News



  (Hard Copy in Library)   
American Journal of Public Health
     v. 60 no. 1 (1970) - v. 94 no. 3 (2004)
Family and Community Health
     v. 7 no. 1 (1984) - v. 32 no. 1 (2009)
Journal of Community Health Nursing
     v. 10 no. 1 (1993) - v. 29 no. 1 (2012)
Policy, politics and nursing practice
     v. 4 no. 1 (2003) - v. 12 no. 4 (2011)

E-Journals - Full-Text Availability   
American Journal of Public Health
     1971 to 2 years ago in Free Medical Journals and PubMed Central
     1/01/1992 to present in ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source
     3/01/2003 to present in CINAHL Complete
Health Affairs
     1981 to 3 years ago in Free Medical Journals
     1/01/1994 to present in ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source
     1/01/1995 to 09/12/2009 in LexisNexis Academic

Health Psychology
     1/01/1982 to present in PsycARTICLES

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice
      Spring 2006 to present in Freely Accessible Social Science Journals



African American bioethics:  Culture, race, and identity

Analyzing health equity using household survey data:  A guide to techniques and their implementation

Are you being served? New tools for measuring service delivery

Attacking inequality in the health sector:  A synthesis of evidence and tools

The built environment and public health

Challenges and successes in reducing health disparities: Workshop summary

Diabetes and health disparities:  Community-based approaches for racial and ethnic populations

Eliminating health disparities:   Measurement and data needs

Focusing on children's health:  Community approaches to addressing health disparities/ workshop summary

Future directions for the national healthcare quality and disparities reports

Health and wealth disparities in the United States

Health at older ages:  The causes and consequences of declining disability among the elderly

Healthy voices, unhealthy silence:  Advocacy and health policy for the poor

Hidden cities:  Unmasking and overcoming health inequities in urban settings

Making the Mexican diabetic:  Race, science, and the genetics of inequality

The safety-net health care system:  Health care at the margins

Sexual inequalities and social justice

State and local policy initiatives to reduce health disparities: Workshop summary

Toward health equity and patient-centeredness:  Integrating health literacy, disparities reduction, and quality improvement/ workshop summary

Toward equity in health:  A new global approach to health disparities

Unequal lives:  Health and socioeconomic inequalities

Unequal treatment:  Confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care

Discrimination/Racism in Health Care

RA395.A3 H42554 2008 Health policy : crisis and reform in the U.S. health care delivery system, Harrington, Charlene ; Estes, Carroll L

RA448.4 .G46 2006 Gender, race, class, and health: intersectional approaches, Amy J. Schulz and Leith Mullings [editors]

RA448.4 .L38 2005 Minority populations and health: an introduction to health disparities in the United States, Thomas A. LaVeist

RA418 .E352 2005
Embodying inequality: epidemiologic perspectives, Nancy Krieger [editor]

RA413.7.U53 S47 2005
Uninsured in America: life and death in the land of opportunity, Susan Starr Sered and Rushika Fernandopulle

RA563.M56 U53 2003
Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care, Brian D. Smedley, Adrienne Y. Stith, and Alan R. Nelson, [editors]

RA418 .H388 2003 Health and social justice: politics, ideology and inequity in the distribution of disease, Richard Hofrichter [editor]

Vulnerable Populations

RT67 .P56 2006 Health promotion in nursing practice, Nola J. Pender, Carolyn L. Murdaugh, Mary Ann Parsons

RC451.4.G39 S46 2006 Sexual orientation and mental health : examining identity and development in lesbian, gay, and bisexual people, Allen M. Omoto and Howard S. Kurtzman [editors]

HC110 .P6 S48 2004 The working poor: invisible in America, David K. Shipler

HV95 .C86 2006
The invisible safety net: protecting the nation's poor children and families, Janet M. Currie

RA564.8 .T87 2005 Our parents, ourselves: how American health care imperils middle age and beyond, Judith Steinberg Turiel

RJ102 .M26 2005 Maternal and child health: programs, problems, and policy in public health, Jonathan B. Kotch [editor]

HQ799.7 .O5 2005
On your own without a net: the transition to adulthood for vulnerable populations, D. Wayne Osgood ... [et al.], [editors]

HV1461 .C739 2005
Community care for an aging society: issues, policy, and services, Carole B. Cox

RA643.8 .G675 2004 The AIDS pandemic: complacency, injustice, and unfulfilled expectations, Lawrence O. Gostin

HQ766.8 .F37 2003
Adolescent pregnancy: policy and prevention services, Naomi Farber

Environmental Health 

GE170 .H84 2010
Human footprints on the global environment : threats to sustainability, Rosa, Eugene A

TD883 .S33 2007
Air quality in America: a dose of reality on air pollution levels, trends and health risks, Joel M. Schwartz and Steven F. Hayward.

TD883 .S635 2004
Smoke and mirrors: the politics and culture of air pollution, E. Melanie DuPuis

QH652 .H56 2003 Radiation and health, Thormod Henriksen and H. David Maillie

RA566.27 .G65 2002 How much risk?: a guide to understanding environmental health hazards, Inge F. Goldstein, Martin Goldstein

RA565 .L54 2002 Life support: the environment and human health, Michael McCally [editor]

GE42 .W458 2001 Environmental ethics today, Peter S. Wenz

Reference Books

RA418.5 .P6 S54 2005
Vulnerable populations in the United States, Leiyu Shi, Gregory D. Stevens

RA445 .U85 2006 The U.S. health care delivery system: fundamental facts, definitions, and statistics, Kim M. Garber [editor]

RT50.5 .M37 2005 Internet resource guide for nurses and health care professionals, Toni Hebda, Patricia Czar, Cynthia Mascara

RT81.5 .T833 2004
Pathways to nursing : a guide to library and online research in nursing and allied health, Dennis C. Tucker and Paula Craig

RA565 .E426 2001
Ecosystem change and public health: a global perspective, Joan L. Aron and Jonathan A. Patz [editors]



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE - CDC)

CDC’s Healthy Communities Program:  Attaining Health Equity

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACHU.S. - CDC)

Life Stages and Specific Populations (CDC)

Michigan Department of Community Health

Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section (MDCH),1607,7-132-2940_2955_2985---,00.html

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Healthy People 2020: The Road Ahead (USDHHS)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - Priority Populations

National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports (AHRQ)

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Evaluating Web Sites > Overview (The Ohio State University Libraries, Tutorial)



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Online Documents

Toward Health Equity and Patient-Centeredness: Integrating Health
Literacy, Disparities Reduction, and Quality Improvement.
Workshop Summary

Hofrichter, R.  (Ed.), Tackling health inequities through public health practice: A handbook for action. Retrieved from the National Association of County and City Health Officials website at:

Style Manual

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition, REF LB2369 .P83 2010.

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