Health, Illness & Health Care In Canada

Paperback | March 12, 2008

byB. Singh Bolaria, Harley D Dickinson

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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.

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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 consequen...

Format: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 Canadians1. Sociology, Medicine, Health, and Illness: An Overview, B. Singh Bolaria 2. Health Care and Health Reforms: Trends and Issues, Harley D. Dickinson3. The Emerging Public Health System in Canada, Harley D. Dickinson and Elizabeth Quinlan4. Health Status in Canada, Roanne Thomas-MacLean and Jennifer PoudrierPART 2: The Health Sector Workforce and Delivery of Health Care5. On the Move: The Migration of Physicians and Nurses into and out of Canada, Ivy Lynn Bourgeault6. Transformations in Canadian Nursing and Nurse Education, Terry Wotherspoon 7. Constrained Agency: The Social Structure of Nurses' Work, Colleen Varcoe and Patricia Rodney8. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Canada: From Marginal to Mainstream, Herbert C. NorthcottPART 3: Inequality and Health Care9. Inequality, Food Insecurity, Food Banks, and Health, B. Singh Bolaria and Rosemary Bolaria10. Overcoming Hurdles: Health Care and Aboriginal People, Jim S. Frideres11. Multiculturalism, Ethnicity, Aging, and Health Care, Karen KobayashiPART 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. Findlay14. Inequality, Violence, and Women's Health, Colleen VarcoePART 5: The Health of Children, Youth, Midlife, and the Elderly15. Inequality, Family, and Child Health B. Singh Bolaria and Rosemary Bolaria16. The Pathology of Powerlessness: Adolescent Health in Canada Bernard Schissel17. Midlife Health Lynn Meadows18. Aging, Health and Health Care: From Hospital and Residential Care to Home and Community Care Margaret J. Penning and Kristine VotovaPART 6: Environment, Work, and Health19. Environmental Health and Society S. Harris Ali20. "Don't Work Too Hard:" Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation in CanadaRobert Storey PART 7: Current Issues and Public Policy21. Mental Health Policy In Canada: What's The Problem? Harley D. Dickinson and Paul J. Graham22. Profits First: The Pharmaceutical Industry in Canada Joel Lexchin and Mary E. Wiktorowicz23. Ethics in Health Care in Canada Janet Storch, Patricia Rodney, and Rosalie Starzomski24. Making the Gift of Life Safer: The Canadian Tainted Blood Scandal and its Regulatory Consequences Andre Smith and Jay Fiddler25. Personal and Structural Determinants of Illness: Lifestyles and Life Chances B. Singh Bolaria and Rosemary Bolaria