The health of Irish migrant men in Britain

Aspinall, Peter J. (2000) The health of Irish migrant men in Britain. Review of: Differences in Mortality of Migrants by Harding, Seeromanie and Maxwell, Roy. Irish Studies Review, 8 (1). pp. 83-98. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Research over the last two decades has established, unequivocally, that Irish migrants living in Britain have significantly poorer health than the population as a whole and that this disadvantage extends to the second generation and those of Irish Catholic (or patrilineal Irish) descent from the immigration of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Moreover, Irish men and women who are migrants have been shown to have higher standardised mortality ratios for all causes of death and for ischaemic heart disease than residents of Ireland.

Item Type: Review
Additional information: A review of three books `Differences in Mortality of Migrants’ SEEROMANIE HARDING & ROY MAXWELL, 1997 In Health Inequalities: Decennial Supplement. Series DS No. 15 F. DREVER & M. WHITEHEAD (eds) London, The Stationery Office pp. 108-121, ISBN 0.11.620942.9 Who are the Irish in Britain? Evidence from Large-scale Surveys. Working Papers of the E.S.R.C Research Centre on Micro-social Change. Paper Number 97/15. BRENDAN HALPIN, 1997 Colchester, University of Essex pp. 28 Health, Accommodation and Social Care Needs of Older Irish Men in Birmingham IESTYN WILLIAMS & MAIRTIN MAC AN GHAILL, 1998 Birmingham, Birmingham Irish Community Forum Limited and School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham pp. 57
Uncontrolled keywords: irish migrants, migrant health, irish in britain
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
R Medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2010 13:01
Last Modified: 08 May 2014 08:28
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24439 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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