Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 April 2019

384 Pages | 40 tables; 60 figures; b&w

ISBN: 9780199032204

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Social Determinants of Health

A Comparative Approach

Second Edition

Alan Davidson

  • A comparative approach contrasts Canadian realities with international contexts in each chapter, offering students a well-rounded view of social determinants of health at home and abroad
  • Balance of historical and contemporary coverage - this text introduces the foundations of the discipline while also exposing students to current health research and policies
  • A student-friendly writing style makes concepts clear, accessible, and engaging for an undergraduate audience
  • Engaging real-life examples help students connect the material to their own experiences
  • Pause and Reflect boxes pose critical thinking questions related to chapter material, helping students maintain active engagement with the text
  • Case Study boxes discuss relevant examples and reference research studies to encourage students to think critically about issues in population health

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