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Juanne Nancarrow Clarke

Health, Illness, and Medicine in Canada
Sixth Edition
ISBN 13: 9780195443295

About the Book

Exploring the theories and issues of health and medical sociology in Canada, this sixth edition offers students an engaging, accessible, and authoritative introduction to the field. Balancing theoretical and practical concerns, the text provides a foundation to the field with coverage of the major sociological approaches before moving on to discuss key issues impacting Canadians, such as societal inequality, culture, disease, and death. A thorough analysis of the Canadian medical system and how it compares to other systems throughout the world prepares students to evaluate health care practices at home and abroad. Current, Canadian, and comprehensive, this sixth edition of Health, Illness, and Medicine in Canada is essential reading for students of health and medical sociology.

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