Health & Well-Being

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Ethics and Aging

The Right to Live, the Right to Die

UBC Press

This book reflects the complexity of ethical questions, but develops them in relation to a single general theme: that of the involvement of the elderly in the design of social policy and the research which affects them.

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Environmental Health Risks and Public Policy

Decision Making in Free Societies

UBC Press
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Colonizing Bodies

Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia, 1900-50

UBC Press

This detailed but highly readable ethnohistory shows how a pluralistic medical system evolved among Canada’s most populous Aboriginal population.

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Injury and the New World of Work

UBC Press

Examines a broad range of research solutions and policy options for dealing with the critical state of workers' compensation.

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Fatal Consumption

Rethinking Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Taking the slogan "think globally, act locally" to heart, the contributors to this book offer both an understanding of the present and hope for a sustainable future.

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First Do No Harm

Making Sense of Canadian Health Reform

UBC Press

Is there a crisis in Canadian health care? This book provides a concise introduction to the fundamentals of health care in Canada and examine various ideas for reforming the system sensibly.

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Building Health Promotion Capacity

Action for Learning, Learning from Action

UBC Press

Explores the professional practice of health promotion and, in particular, how individuals and organizations can become more effective in undertaking and supporting such practice.

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Cross-Cultural Caring, 2nd ed.

A Handbook for Health Professionals

UBC Press

This new edition provides up-to-date statistics and fresh analysis of changing trends in immigration, describes ethno-cultural community, discussing such issues as childbirth, mental illness, dental care, hospitalization, and death, as well as home country culture, common reasons for emigrating, and challenges in adjusting to a new culture.

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Obstructed Labour

Race and Gender in the Re-Emergence of Midwifery

UBC Press
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Protecting Aboriginal Children

UBC Press

This is the first book to document emerging practice in Aboriginal communities and describe child protection practice simultaneously from the point of view of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal social worker.

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