Gerry Veenstra

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Capital relations and health: mediating and moderating effects of cultural, economic, and social capitals on mortality in Alameda County, California
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Health Serv 42:277-91. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Race, gender, class, sexuality (RGCS) and hypertension
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 89:16-24. 2013
  3. pmc Expressed racial identity and hypertension in a telephone survey sample from Toronto and Vancouver, Canada: do socioeconomic status, perceived discrimination and psychosocial stress explain the relatively high risk of hypertension for Black Canadians?
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 11:58. 2012
  4. pmc Race, gender, class, and sexual orientation: intersecting axes of inequality and self-rated health in Canada
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 10:3. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Mismatched racial identities, colourism, and health in Toronto and Vancouver
    Gerry Veenstra
    The University of British Columbia, Department of Sociology, 6303 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 73:1152-62. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Social space, social class and Bourdieu: health inequalities in British Columbia, Canada
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Place 13:14-31. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparing objective and subjective status: gender and space (and environmental justice?)
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Place 13:57-71. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Racialized identity and health in Canada: results from a nationally representative survey
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 69:538-42. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Who you know, where you live: social capital, neighbourhood and health
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia, 6303 N W Marine Dr, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 60:2799-818. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Location, location, location: contextual and compositional health effects of social capital in British Columbia, Canada
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, The University of British Columbia, 6303 N W Marine Dr, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 60:2059-71. 2005

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Capital relations and health: mediating and moderating effects of cultural, economic, and social capitals on mortality in Alameda County, California
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Health Serv 42:277-91. 2012
    ..These findings speak to the structure of the U.S. social space within which health-delimiting relationally defined social classes may be made manifest...
  2. doi request reprint Race, gender, class, sexuality (RGCS) and hypertension
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 89:16-24. 2013
    ..This study provides empirical support for the intersectional approach to cardiovascular health inequalities by demonstrating that race, gender, class and sexuality cannot be disentangled from one another as predictors of hypertension...
  3. pmc Expressed racial identity and hypertension in a telephone survey sample from Toronto and Vancouver, Canada: do socioeconomic status, perceived discrimination and psychosocial stress explain the relatively high risk of hypertension for Black Canadians?
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 11:58. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Race, gender, class, and sexual orientation: intersecting axes of inequality and self-rated health in Canada
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 10:3. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint Mismatched racial identities, colourism, and health in Toronto and Vancouver
    Gerry Veenstra
    The University of British Columbia, Department of Sociology, 6303 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 73:1152-62. 2011
    ..I conclude by presenting a framework for conceptualizing multifaceted suites of racial identities and relating their various components and inconsistencies between them to health outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social space, social class and Bourdieu: health inequalities in British Columbia, Canada
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Place 13:14-31. 2007
    ..Indicators of physical and mental health are then situated within this social space, enabling speculations pertaining to health effects of social class in British Columbia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparing objective and subjective status: gender and space (and environmental justice?)
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Place 13:57-71. 2007
    ..Our analysis contributes to the development of innovative environmental justice models by bringing some spatial sensitivity to interrelationships among these aspects of status...
  8. doi request reprint Racialized identity and health in Canada: results from a nationally representative survey
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 69:538-42. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Who you know, where you live: social capital, neighbourhood and health
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of British Columbia, 6303 N W Marine Dr, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 60:2799-818. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Location, location, location: contextual and compositional health effects of social capital in British Columbia, Canada
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, The University of British Columbia, 6303 N W Marine Dr, Vancouver, Canada, V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 60:2059-71. 2005
    ..Breadth of participation in networks of voluntary association was not significantly related to health in multivariate models...
  11. doi request reprint Factors associated with experiences of genetic discrimination among individuals at risk for Huntington disease
    Yvonne Bombard
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 156:19-27. 2011
    ..Overall, highly educated individuals were also more likely to report discrimination. These results provide direction for clinical and family discussions, counseling practice, and policy aimed at mitigating experiences of GD...
  12. doi request reprint Beyond the patient: the broader impact of genetic discrimination among individuals at risk of Huntington disease
    Yvonne Bombard
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:217-26. 2012
    ..It influences behavioral patterns and can result in high levels of self-rated distress, highlighting the need for practice and policy interventions. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  13. ncbi request reprint Economy, community and mortality in British Columbia, Canada
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology, Centre for Health Services, The University of British Columbia, 6303 N W Marine Dr, BC, V6T1Z1, Vancouver, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 56:1807-16. 2003
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Social capital and health (plus wealth, income inequality and regional health governance)
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 54:849-68. 2002
    ..Of the predictors of social capital the distribution of age in districts appeared to be the most salient; of the predictors of age-standardised mortality rates the gender composition of a district was most salient...
  15. ncbi request reprint Income inequality and health. Coastal communities in British Columbia, Canada
    Gerry Veenstra
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, 6303 N W Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
    Can J Public Health 93:374-9. 2002
    ..This article summarizes relevant international and North American evidence and then explores relationships between income inequality and mortality rates among coastal communities in the province of British Columbia, Canada...
  16. doi request reprint Loneliness and risk of mortality: a longitudinal investigation in Alameda County, California
    Andrew C Patterson
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z1
    Soc Sci Med 71:181-6. 2010
    ..Finally, we find support for the contention that chronic loneliness significantly increases risk of mortality but also find reason to believe that relatively recent changes in feelings of loneliness increase risk of mortality as well...
  17. pmc Perceptions of genetic discrimination among people at risk for Huntington's disease: a cross sectional survey
    Yvonne Bombard
    Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H4, Canada
    BMJ 338:b2175. 2009
    ..To assess the nature and prevalence of genetic discrimination experienced by people at risk for Huntington's disease who had undergone genetic testing or remained untested...
  18. doi request reprint The relationship between cultural competence and ethnocentrism of health care professionals
    Jen Capell
    University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Transcult Nurs 19:121-5. 2008
    ..28, p = .017). Results suggest that cultural competence may not be entirely distinct from ethnocentrism. The construct of cultural competence warrants further study vis-à-vis its correlates and its impact on clinical outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lay understandings of the effects of poverty: a Canadian perspective
    Linda I Reutter
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada
    Health Soc Care Community 13:514-30. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial and neo-material dimensions of SES and health revisited: predictors of self-rated health in a Canadian national survey
    James R Dunn
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, and Department of Geography, University of Toronto, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:1465-73. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint "Left out": perspectives on social exclusion and social isolation in low-income populations
    Miriam Stewart
    Institute of Gender and Health, Canadian Institute of Health Research
    Can J Nurs Res 39:209-12. 2007