Sociology of Medicine & Health

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Epidemic Encounters

Influenza, Society, and Culture in Canada, 1918-20

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A multidisciplinary exploration of Canada’s experience of illness and death during the 1918-20 influenza pandemic.

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The Industrial Diet

The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating

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Critical Suicidology

Transforming Suicide Research and Prevention for the 21st Century

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Critical Suicidology introduces alternative approaches to suicide prevention, approaches that don’t pathologize inequality and distress but rather take into consideration the social, political, and cultural contexts of people’s lives.

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Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect

Ageism, Risk, and the Rhetoric of Rights in the Mistreatment of Older People

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Health Advocacy, Inc.

How Pharmaceutical Funding Changed the Breast Cancer Movement

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In this unsettling analysis of the breast cancer movement in Canada, health activist, scholar, award-winning journalist, and cancer survivor Sharon Batt investigates the changing relationship between patient advocacy groups and the pharmaceutical industry, as well as the contentious role of pharma funding.

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Thinking Differently about HIV/AIDS

Contributions from Critical Social Science

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