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Coburn, David 1938-

Works: 10 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 1,098 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: RA418.3.C2, 305.56209711
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Publications about David Coburn
Publications by David Coburn
Most widely held works about David Coburn
Most widely held works by David Coburn
Workers, capital, and the state in British Columbia selected papers ( file )
7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
This collection of essays offers a comprehensive examination of the working class experience in British Columbia and contains essential background knowledge for an understanding of contemporary relations between government, labour, and employees. It treats workers' relationship to the province's resource base, the economic role of the state, the structure of capitalism, the labour market and the influence of ethnicity and race on class relations.Using different analytical categories and based on primary research, the individual studies provide new assessments of the development of capitalist relations of production; the way new economic developments changed old and traditional cultures; the connection between the demand for labour and the immigration policy; the impact of technology on work relations; and the various responses of labour to the policies of the state and capital groupings.Articles focusing on episodes from the 1870s to the present deal with major staple industries such as the early fur trade, fishing, mining, and forestry and with the struggle of labourers against their employers in communities such as New Westminster and Fraser Mills and in specific sectors such as telecommunications and education. Many of the analyses show that ethnicity acts both as a focus of integration and resistance against external forces in the larger society and as a point of division and antagonism internal to the working class.The activities of the working class and its relationships to other parts of society are of primary importance in explaining social and economic change in the province and in the country. Workers, Capital, and the State in British Columbia will be of interest to students of class, labour, and community relations
Health and Canadian society : sociological perspectives ( Book )
13 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
"Health and Canadian Society provides a comprehensive overview of the relationship between health, health care, and Canadian society. It is a wide-ranging volume that moves from personal and micro concerns to a more macro and institutional focus. It includes chapters of a descriptive nature and others with a more explanatory intent. They have been selected from the major journals or have been expressly written for this book. Ninety-five percent of the contributions are new to this edition. The chapters and the studies reported on are methodologically diverse, ranging from ethnographic studies to statistical analyses of data from large national surveys. Though the chapters are written by anthropologists, economists, historians, political scientists, and physicians, as well as sociologists, they all have a sociological "turn."" "Recognized as the standard textbook on the sociology of health in Canada, Health and Canadian Society is an essential reference for sociologists, health care providers, health administrators, and policy planners."--Jacket
Unhealthy times : political economy perspectives on health and care ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Medicine, nursing and the state ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Work and society: the social correlates of job control and job complexity by David Coburn( Book )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Unhealthy times : political economy perspectives on health and care in Canada ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Symposium on David Coburn : the role of Neo-liberalism ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Blue collar workers and physical activity by Kenneth R Allison( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Freidson then and now by David Coburn( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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Coburn, David
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