Take Care: Warning Signals for Canada's Health System

By Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong, Jacqueline Choiniere, Gina Feldberg, and Jerry P. White

© 1994

Take Care: Warning Signals for Canada's Health System examines the modern Canadian health care system and exposes the impact of neo-conservative and market-oriented policies, showing the effect these have on patients and caregivers, particulary women. The voices of hospital workers, relating their own daily experiences in the wards, add a poignant urgency to the crucial question: What kind of health care system will Canadians inherit in the twenty-first century?

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  • Page Count: 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.3in x 9.0in
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Take Care: Warning Signals for Canada's Health System examines the modern Canadian health care system and exposes the impact of neo-conservative and market-oriented policies.

Take Care: Warning Signals for Canada's Health System

By Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong, Jacqueline Choiniere, Gina Feldberg, and Jerry P. White

© 1994

Take Care: Warning Signals for Canada's Health System examines the modern Canadian health care system and exposes the impact of neo-conservative and market-oriented policies, showing the effect these have on patients and caregivers, particulary women. The voices of hospital workers, relating their own daily experiences in the wards, add a poignant urgency to the crucial question: What kind of health care system will Canadians inherit in the twenty-first century?

Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.3in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Pat Armstrong is a Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a professor in the Department of Sociology at York University..


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


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


    Gina Feldberg was a Professor in the Health and Society Program at York University.
  • Table of contents

    Health Care in Canada

    Health Care as a Business: The Legacy of Free Trade

    Voices from the Ward: A Study of the Impact of Cutbacks

    Closer to Home: More Work for Women

    Epilogue: Listening to the Voices from the Ward

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