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Health Matters

Evidence, Critical Social Science, and Health Care in Canada

edited by Eric Mykhalovskiy, Jacqueline Choiniere, Pat Armstrong & Hugh Armstrong

Publisher
University of Toronto Press
Initial publish date
May 2020
Category
General, Public Health, Hospital Administration & Care
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781487536978
    Publish Date
    May 2020
    List Price
    $31.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781487507794
    Publish Date
    May 2020
    List Price
    $89.00
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781487525385
    Publish Date
    Jun 2020
    List Price
    $42.95

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In Health Matters, contributors from a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary traditions address multiple dimensions of health care, such as nursing, midwifery, home care, pharmaceuticals, medical education, and palliative care. Through their explorations, the book poses questions about the role that the forms of expertise associated with evidence-based health care play in shaping how we understand and organize health services. Authors critique instrumental, managerial ways of knowing health care and focus on how such ways of knowing limit our understandings of and responses to health care problems and are linked with the growing commodification, individualization, and privatization of Canadian health services. Working with analytic perspectives such as feminism, Marxist political economy, critical ethnography, science and technology studies, governmentality studies, and institutional ethnography, the volume demonstrates how critical social science perspectives contribute alternative perspectives about what counts as health care problems and how to best to address them.

About the authors

Eric Mykhalovskiy is a professor in the Department of Sociology at York University.

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Jacqueline Choiniere is an associate professor with the School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health at York University..

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Pat Armstrong is a Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at York University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She is the author of numerous books and articles in health and gender and has held a Canada Health Services Research Foundation/Canadian Institute of Health Research Chair in Health Services.

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Hugh Armstrong is a Distinguished Research Professor and professor emeritus of Social Work, Political Economy, and Sociology at Carleton University.

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