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Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform
Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform
By Carolyn Hughes Tuohy

In Remaking Policy, Carolyn Hughes Tuohy advances an ambitious new approach to understanding the relationship between political context and policy change.

Available Mar 2018
Seeing Red: HIV/AIDS and Public Policy in Canada
Seeing Red: HIV/AIDS and Public Policy in Canada
Suzanne Hindmarch, Michael Orsini, and Marilou Gagnon

Featuring the diverse experiences of people living with HIV, Seeing Red highlights various perspectives from academics, activists, and community workers who think ahead to the new and complex challenges associated with the condition.

Available Feb 2018
Treating Health Care: How the Canadian System Works and How It Could Work Better
Treating Health Care: How the Canadian System Works and How It Could Work Better
By Raisa B. Deber

Focusing on Canada’s health care system, Raisa B. Deber introduces the reader to the facts and concepts necessary to understand health care policy in Canada and to evaluate how we might want to reform our health care system.

Available Feb 2018
Public Health in the Age of Anxiety: Religious and Cultural Roots of Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada
Public Health in the Age of Anxiety: Religious and Cultural Roots of Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada
Edited by Paul Bramadat, Maryse Guay, Julie A. Bettinger, and Réal Roy

Public Health in the Age of Anxiety enhances both the public and scholarly understanding of the motivations behind vaccine hesitancy in Canada.

Published Jun 2017
Revitalizing Health for All: Case Studies of the Struggle for Comprehensive Primary Health Care
Revitalizing Health for All: Case Studies of the Struggle for Comprehensive Primary Health Care
Edited by Ronald Labonté, David Sanders, Corinne Packer, and Nikki Schaay

Revitalizing Health for All examines thirteen cases of efforts to implement CPHC reforms from around the globe including Australia, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, South Africa, and more.

Published May 2017
Private Profits versus Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
Private Profits versus Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
By Joel Lexchin

In his new work, Private Profits versus Public Policy, Joel Lexchin addresses this question as he examines how public policy with respect to the pharmaceutical industry has evolved in Canada over the past half century.

Published Sep 2016
Doctors beyond Borders: The Transnational Migration of Physicians in the Twentieth Century
Doctors beyond Borders: The Transnational Migration of Physicians in the Twentieth Century
Edited by Laurence Monnais and David Wright

Doctors beyond Borders provides an essential historical perspective on the transnational migration of health care practitioners.

Published Apr 2016
Love, Fear, and Health: How Our Attachments to Others Shape Health and Health Care
Love, Fear, and Health: How Our Attachments to Others Shape Health and Health Care
By Robert Maunder and Jonathan Hunter

Using attachment theory, Maunder and Hunter provide a practical, clinically focused introduction to the influence of attachment styles on an individual’s risk of disease and the effectiveness of their interactions with health care providers.

Published Sep 2015
Purchase for Profit: Public-Private Partnerships and Canada's Public Health Care System
Purchase for Profit: Public-Private Partnerships and Canada's Public Health Care System
By Heather Whiteside

Purchase for Profit will be important for those studying public policy in any of the areas in which public-private partnerships are now being adopted.

Published Aug 2015
Ideas and the Pace of Change: National Pharmaceutical Insurance in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom
Ideas and the Pace of Change: National Pharmaceutical Insurance in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom
By Katherine Boothe

Using archival, interview, and polling data, Katherine Boothe compares the policy histories of Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia in order to understand why Canada followed a different path on pharmaceutical insurance.

Published Apr 2015