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Published August, 2010
By Dennis Raphael, Toba Bryant and Marcia Rioux
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
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Provides a fresh perspective on health, health care, and illness. In addition to traditional health sciences and sociological approaches, this also book provides human rights and political economy perspectives on health, focusing on Canada and the United States within an international context.

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Published February, 2010
By Dennis Raphael
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
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Health and quality of life are vital indicators of societal functioning. The way a society distributes resources among its population reveals much about the society itself. This title unites readings that explore the integral link between quality of life and public policy choices.

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Published April, 2009
By Elizabeth A. McGibbon and Josephine B. Etowa
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
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Building on an everyday clinical practice perspective, this title provides clear and detailed definitions of concepts and terms related to racism and health. Filled with examples of racism in the health care system and strategies to examine and contest racism, it is suitable for students and practitioners in the health sciences.

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Published February, 2009
By Toba Bryant
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
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Analyses the process, implementation, and outcomes of health policy in Canada. This title compares Canadian health policy to other systems such as the United States, Sweden, the UK, and Cuba. It provides various models of the policy-development and implementation process.

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Published December, 2008
By Dennis Raphael
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
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Genetics and traditional risk factors such as activity, diet and tobacco use are not the best predictors of whether we stay healthy or become ill. What, then, are the predictors of adult-onset diabetes, heart attacks or stroke, and many other diseases? This volume summarises how socio-economic factors affect the health of Canadians.

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Published July, 2007
By Michael Seear
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
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At a time when developed world populations are healthier and richer than they have ever been, why is there still so much poverty and disease in the world? Why do rich countries hold so many poor countries in debt and why do millions of children die each year from avoidable diseases? This book attempts to answer these questions.

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Published April, 2007
By Michael O'Neil, Ann Pederson, Sophie Dupere and Irving Rootman
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
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Thematically divided into six key parts - conceptual, national, provincial, international, practical perspectives, and concluding thoughts - this title gives a profile of the history and evolution of health promotion in Canada. It also offers case studies from each region of Canada and examines what the future holds for health promotion worldwide.

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Published April, 2007
By Dennis Raphael
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
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Provides an interdisciplinary perspective on poverty and its importance to the health and quality of life for Canadians. This book's central issues include: definitions of poverty and means of measuring it in wealthy nations such as Canada; causes of poverty - both situational and societal; and health and social implications of poverty.

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Published April, 2006
By David Goyette, Jeff Denis and Dennis William Magill
Publisher: Canadian Scholars Press
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Outlines the developments and challenges posed to one of Canada's teaching hospitals, Wellesley Hospital. Facing problems, such as debt, lack of external funding, and imminent loss of its teaching status, this book chronicles the struggle of the hospital to stay afloat, for itself and the community it serves.

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