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Title Health matters : evidence, critical social science, and health care in Canada / edited by Eric Mykhalovskiy, Jacqueline Choiniere, Pat Armstrong, and Hugh Armstrong
Imprint Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2020]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  RA418.3.C2 H43 2020    AVAILABLE    30660020239765
Descript 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references
Introduction / Eric Mykhalovskiy, Jacqueline A. Choiniere, Pat Armstrong, and Hugh Armstrong -- Part One: What counts as evidence? Managerial knowledge, visibility and experience -- Dematerialization of fundamental nursing care in an era of managerial reforms / Craig Dale -- From zMaking a Decisiony to zDecision Makingy، a critical reflection on a discursive shift / Mary Ellen MacDonald and David Kenneth Wright -- Code Work: RAI-MDS, measurement, quality and work organization in long-term care facilities in Ontario / Tamara Daly, Jacqueline A. Choiniere, and Hugh Armstrong -- Disputing evidence: Canadian health professionals' responses to evidence about midwifery / Vicki Van Wagner RM, PhD and Elizabeth Darling RM, PhD -- "Tell Me Where It Hurts": a case study of the impacts of structural violence, syndemic suffering, and intergenerational trauma on Indigenous peoples' health / Christianne V. Stephens -- Satisfaction not guaranteed: broadening the discourse on quality Improvement in the home care system / Alisa Grigorovich -- Part Two: Health markets, Individualization and commodification -- Cigarette packaging legislation in Canada and the smoking subject / Kirsten Bell -- Public good, or goods for the public: The commercialization of academic health research / Kelly Holloway and Matthew Herder -- Making sense of vaginal mesh / Ariel Ducey, with Barry Hoffmaster, Magali Robert, and Sue Ross -- Seeking disability politics in disability and health-related non-profit organizations / Christine Kelly -- Medical laboratories: for-profit delivery and the disintegration of public health care / Ross Sutherland -- Nail salons, toxics and health: organizing for a better work environment / Anne Rochon Ford -- Conclusion: Health matters: research in practice / Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong, Jacqueline A. Choiniere, Eric Mykhalovskiy
"In Health Matters, contributors from a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary traditions address multiple dimensions of health care, such as nursing, midwifery, home care, pharmaceuticals, medical education, and palliative care. Through their explorations, the book poses questions about the role that the forms of expertise associated with evidence-based health care play in shaping how we understand and organize health services. Authors critique instrumental, managerial ways of knowing health care and focus on how such ways of knowing limit our understandings of and responses to health care problems and are linked with the growing commodification, individualization, and privatization of Canadian health services. Working with analytic perspectives such as feminism, Marxist political economy, critical ethnography, science and technology studies, governmentality studies, and institutional ethnography, the volume demonstrates how critical social science perspectives contribute alternative perspectives about what counts as health care problems and how to best to address them."-- Provided by publisher
Issued also in electronic formats
Subject Social medicine -- Canada
Medical care -- Research -- Canada
Medical care -- Canada -- Evaluation
Evidence-based medicine -- Canada
Medical policy -- Canada
Social Medicine
Evidence-based medicine. fast (OCoLC)fst00917247
Medical care -- Evaluation. fast (OCoLC)fst01013794
Medical care -- Research. fast (OCoLC)fst01013845
Medical policy. fast (OCoLC)fst01014505
Social medicine. fast (OCoLC)fst01122637
Canada. fast (OCoLC)fst01204310
Alt Author Mykhalovskiy, Eric, editor
Choiniere, Jacqueline, 1952- editor
Armstrong, Pat, 1945- editor
Armstrong, Hugh, 1943- editor
Unif Title Health matters (2020)
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