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Biology of Sex
Biology of Sex
By Alex Mills

This text explains the biological aspects of human sex by using direct and intriguing comparisons with the many variations in sexual systems among non-human organisms.

Available Apr 2018
Mental Disorder: Anthropological Insights
Mental Disorder: Anthropological Insights
By Nichola Khan

This brief book introduces the ways in which contemporary anthropology engages with the "psych" disciplines: psychology, psychiatry, and medicine.

Published Nov 2016
Dying and Death in Canada, Third Edition
Dying and Death in Canada, Third Edition
By Herbert C. Northcott and Donna M. Wilson
Dying and Death in Canada offers a comprehensive, up-to-date examination of dying, death, and bereavement from a Canadian perspective.
Published Jul 2016
Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care: Canada's Provinces in International Perspective
Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care: Canada's Provinces in International Perspective
Edited by Gregory P. Marchildon and Livio Di Matteo
Through Canadian and international perspectives, Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care explores the management of growing health costs in an extraordinarily complex arena.
Published Dec 2014
Health Inequality: Morality and Measurement
Health Inequality: Morality and Measurement
By Yukiko Asada

A unique blend of philosophy and quantitative research, Health Inequality will prove a valuable tool for academics and policymakers alike.

Published Jul 2013
Health Systems in Transition: Canada, Second Edition
Health Systems in Transition: Canada, Second Edition
By Gregory P. Marchildon

Balancing careful assessment, summary, and illustration, Health Systems in Transition: Canada is a thorough and illuminating look at one of the nation's most complex public policies and associated institutions.

Published May 2013
Learning to Change Lives: The Strategies and Skills Learning and Development Approach
Learning to Change Lives: The Strategies and Skills Learning and Development Approach
By A. Ka Tat Tsang

Aimed at clinical practitioners, mental health professionals, social workers, and other human service professionals, this book can be used as a manual by practitioners and as a textbook for courses and training programs.

Published Mar 2013
Making Medicare: New Perspectives on the History of Medicare in Canada
Making Medicare: New Perspectives on the History of Medicare in Canada
Edited by Gregory P. Marchildon
This collection fills a serious gap in the existing literature by providing a comprehensive policy history of Medicare in Canada.
Published Nov 2012
Rural Women's Health:
Rural Women's Health:
Edited by Beverly D. Leipert, Belinda Leach, and Wilfreda E. Thurston

Rural Women’s Health  presents a national perspective on the nature of women’s health while respecting internal and regional diversity, as well as viewpoints from international scholarship.

Published Sep 2012
Adult Education and Health
Adult Education and Health
Edited by Leona M. English

Bringing together a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars and practitioners, the book speaks clearly to how teaching and learning insights can be used to improve health in clinical, higher education, and community settings.

Published Apr 2012