Health and Canadian Society: Sociological Perspectives

By David Coburn, Carl D'Arcy, and George Torrance

© 1998

Health and Canadian Society provides a comprehensive overview of social and political issues in health and health care in Canada. This third edition features contributions not only from sociologists but also from researchers and practitioners in disciplines ranging from history to medicine. Ninety-five per cent of the contributions are new to this edition. Recognized as the standard textbook on the sociology of health in Canada, Health and Canadian Society is an essential reference for sociologists, health care providers, and health administrators.

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  • Page Count: 800 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.7in x 1.6in x 9.7in
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  • PUBLISHED AUG 1998

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    ISBN 9780802080523

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The standard textbook on the sociology of health in Canada, it provides an overview of social and political issues. 95% of the contributions are new to this edition.

Health and Canadian Society: Sociological Perspectives

By David Coburn, Carl D'Arcy, and George Torrance

© 1998

Health and Canadian Society provides a comprehensive overview of social and political issues in health and health care in Canada. This third edition features contributions not only from sociologists but also from researchers and practitioners in disciplines ranging from history to medicine. Ninety-five per cent of the contributions are new to this edition. Recognized as the standard textbook on the sociology of health in Canada, Health and Canadian Society is an essential reference for sociologists, health care providers, and health administrators.

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Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 800 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.7in x 1.6in x 9.7in
  • Author Information

    David Coburn is Professor of Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto.



    Carl D'Arcy is Director of Applied Research/Psychiatry at the University of Saskatchewan.


    George M. Torrance is a consultant in social epidemiology and health services in Ottawa and Adjunct Research Professor of Sociology at Carleton University.