Health Care in Canada

Paperback | September 22, 2014

byAntonia Maioni

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Health care expert Antonia Maioni condenses years of research into engaging accounts of key issues, including the financing of health care, the division of responsibilities between provinces and the federal government, and the federal government, and the founding tenets of Canada's health caresystem. She tells a fascinating account, weaving in explorations of Canada's political history, Medicare in the United States, and comparative examples from European systems.

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Health care expert Antonia Maioni condenses years of research into engaging accounts of key issues, including the financing of health care, the division of responsibilities between provinces and the federal government, and the federal government, and the founding tenets of Canada's health caresystem. She tells a fascinating account, w...

Antonia Maioni is Professor in the Department of Political Science at McGill University. She is currently serving as president of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.4 inPublished:September 22, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199003386

ISBN - 13:9780199003389

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Introduction: Why Health Care is so Important to Canadians1. The History of Health Care in Canada2. A Portrait of Health Care in Canada3. The Facts about Health Care Spending4. Why No National Insurance in the United States?5. Comparing Canada and Europe6. Provincial Snapshots7. The Double-Edged Sword of Health Care