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Aboriginal health in Canada : historical, cultural, and epidemiological perspectives

Author: James B Waldram; Ann Herring; T Kue Young
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"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."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James B Waldram; Ann Herring; T Kue Young
ISBN: 9780802087928 0802087922 0802085792 9780802085795
OCLC Number: 63467805
Description: xii, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. An overview of the aboriginal peoples of Canada --
2. Health and disease prior of European contact --
3. Contact and disease --
4. Aboriginal peoples and the health transition --
5. Medical traditions in aboriginal cultures --
6. Traders, whalers, missionaries, and medical aid --
7. The emergence of government health services --
8. The organization and utilization of contemporary health services --
9. Aboriginal healing in the contemporary context --
10. Self-determination and health care --
11. Conclusion.
Responsibility: James B. Waldram, D. Ann Herring and T. Kue Young.
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An overview of Aboriginal peoples in Canada provides a very general background for the non-specialist. Finally, contemporary Aboriginal healing traditions, the issue of self-determination and health  Read more...

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