ERIC Number: ED432130
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
What Is the Impact of English-Only and New Immigration Laws on Non-English Speaking Patients?
deMoraes, Beatriz B.
The annotated bibliography cites 21 articles and legal documents relating to the effects of English-only policies on the quality and availability of health care for immigrants and limited English-speakers. Article topics include eviction of illegal immigrants from nursing homes, health care for undocumented aliens, welfare reform and care for disabled illegal immigrants, state policy and language minority rights, English-only laws and access to information, availability of sign language and deaf interpretation, attitudes toward patient autonomy, health care and civil rights, poverty and health care, welfare reform, immigrant use of health care services, and managed care. (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Annotated Bibliographies, Civil Rights, Disabilities, English Only Movement, English (Second Language), Federal Regulation, Health Maintenance Organizations, Health Services, Immigrants, Interpersonal Communication, Language Minorities, Limited English Speaking, Medical Services, Older Adults, Patients, Physician Patient Relationship, Poverty, Public Policy, Sign Language, Welfare Reform, Welfare Services
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A