Health, Illness & Health Care In Canada by B. Singh BolariaHealth, Illness & Health Care In Canada by B. Singh Bolaria

Health, Illness & Health Care In Canada

byB. Singh Bolaria, Harley D Dickinson

Paperback | March 12, 2008

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Health, Illness and Health Care in Canada, 4/e features contributors from all over the country, addressing the widest possible range of perspectives and issues related to sociological determinants of health and illness, and the means of providing health care in the Canadian system. It examines how the causes, distribution and consequences of injury and illness are at least partly the product of social, economic and political factors. All chapters are the result of original research and analysis written for this book by leading experts in the field.
Singh Bolaria is a Professor Emeritus at University of Saskatchewan since June 2003. He is well published in the areas of health, race and ethinicity and social inequality. He now lives in Victoria, BC and teaches part time at the University of Victoria.Harley D. Dickinson is a Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, University ...
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Title:Health, Illness & Health Care In CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9.25 × 7.06 × 1.13 inPublished:March 12, 2008Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176406948

ISBN - 13:9780176406943

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PART 1: The Canadian Health Care System and the Health Status of Canadians 1. Sociology, Medicine, Health, and Illness: An Overview, B. Singh Bolaria 2. Health Care and Health Reforms: Trends and Issues, Harley D. Dickinson 3. The Emerging Public Health System in Canada, Harley D. Dickinson and Elizabeth Quinlan 4. Health Status in Canada, Roanne Thomas-MacLean and Jennifer Poudrier PART 2: The Health Sector Workforce and Delivery of Health Care 5. On the Move: The Migration of Physicians and Nurses into and out of Canada, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault 6. Transformations in Canadian Nursing and Nurse Education, Terry Wotherspoon 7. Constrained Agency: The Social Structure of Nurses' Work, Colleen Varcoe and Patricia Rodney 8. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Canada: From Marginal to Mainstream, Herbert C. Northcott PART 3: Inequality and Health Care 9. Inequality, Food Insecurity, Food Banks, and Health, B. Singh Bolaria and Rosemary Bolaria 10. Overcoming Hurdles: Health Care and Aboriginal People, Jim S. Frideres 11. Multiculturalism, Ethnicity, Aging, and Health Care, Karen Kobayashi PART 4: Women, Family, and Health 12. Women's Lives, Women's Health, B. Singh Bolaria and Rosemary Bolaria 13. Through Medical Eyes: The Medicalization of Women's Bodies and Womens Lives, Carol Berenson, Leslie J. Miller, and Deborah A. Findlay 14. Inequality, Violence, and Women's Health, Colleen Varcoe PART 5: The Health of Children, Youth, Midlife, and the Elderly 15. Inequality, Family, and Child Health B. Singh Bolaria and Rosemary Bolaria 16. The Pathology of Powerlessness: Adolescent Health in Canada Bernard Schissel 17. Midlife Health Lynn Meadows 18. Aging, Health and Health Care: From Hospital and Residential Care to Home and Community Care Margaret J. Penning and Kristine Votova PART 6: Environment, Work, and Health 19. Environmental Health and Society S. Harris Ali 20. "Don't Work Too Hard:" Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation in Canada Robert Storey PART 7: Current Issues and Public Policy 21. Mental Health Policy In Canada: What's The Problem? Harley D. Dickinson and Paul J. Graham 22. Profits First: The Pharmaceutical Industry in Canada Joel Lexchin and Mary E. Wiktorowicz 23. Ethics in Health Care in Canada Janet Storch, Patricia Rodney, and Rosalie Starzomski 24. Making the Gift of Life Safer: The Canadian Tainted Blood Scandal and its Regulatory Consequences Andre Smith and Jay Fiddler 25. Personal and Structural Determinants of Illness: Lifestyles and Life Chances B. Singh Bolaria and Rosemary Bolaria