Aboriginal Health in Canada: Historical, Cultural, and Epidemiological Perspectives / Edition 2

Aboriginal Health in Canada: Historical, Cultural, and Epidemiological Perspectives / Edition 2

by James Waldram, D. Ann Herring, T. Kue Young
     
 

Aboriginal Health in Canada discusses the complex web of physiological, psychological, spiritual, historical, sociological, cultural, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to health and disease patterns among the Aboriginal peoples of Canada. See more details below

Overview

Aboriginal Health in Canada discusses the complex web of physiological, psychological, spiritual, historical, sociological, cultural, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to health and disease patterns among the Aboriginal peoples of Canada.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802085795
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,115,852
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

1An overview of the aboriginal peoples of Canada3
2Health and disease prior of European contact24
3Contact and disease48
4Aboriginal peoples and the health transition73
5Medical traditions in aboriginal cultures126
6Traders, whalers, missionaries, and medical aid153
7The emergence of government health services173
8The organization and utilization of contemporary health services210
9Aboriginal healing in the contemporary context236
10Self-determination and health care262
11Conclusion289

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