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Dennis raphael

Dennis Raphael is Professor of Health Policy and Management at York University, as well as the author of over 150 publications that speak to topics in public policy, poverty, and social determinants of health. One of CSPI’s top-selling authors, Raphael’s extensive list of publications includes Poverty in Canada (2011) and Health Promotion and Quality of Life in Canada (2010). He is the editor of Tackling Health Inequalities: Lessons from International Experiences (2012), Staying Alive: Critical Perspectives on Health, Illness, and Health Care (co-edited with Toba Bryant and Marcia Rioux, 2010), and Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Perspectives, Second Edition (2008). Raphael has received numerous awards for his esteemed work, including a Faculty of Health Research Award in the Established Career Category (2010) and over thirty research grants. In addition to his academic work, Raphael has published over a dozen articles in newspapers and magazines, including the Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Sun, and The Hamilton Spectator. A longtime community activist, Raphael has authored charters and community research manuals; he is also a member of various working groups and advisory committees.

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2010 health promotion and quality of life in canada cvr
  • February 2010
  • 9781551303673
  • $54.95 Print

Health Promotion and Quality of Life in Canada

Essential Readings
Dennis Raphael
Health and quality of life are vital social reflections. The way a society distributes resources amongst it...
2011 poverty in canada cvr
  • September 2011
  • 9781551303949
  • $84.95 Print

Poverty in Canada, 2nd Edition

Implications for Health and Quality of Life
Dennis Raphael
Poverty in Canada provides a unique, interdisciplinary perspective on poverty and its importance to the hea...
2016 social determinants 3e cvr
  • June 2016
  • 9781551308975
  • $89.95 Print

Social Determinants of Health, Third Edition

Canadian Perspectives
Dennis Raphael
In the current environment of deepening class and income inequality, it is essential to understand the soci...
2010 staying alive 2e cvr
  • April 2010
  • 9781551303703
  • $89.95 Print

Staying Alive, Second Edition

Critical Perspectives on Health, Illness, and Health Care
Toba Bryant, Dennis Raphael, Marcia H. Rioux
Staying Alive provides a fresh perspective on health, health care, and illness that will be of interest to ...
2012 tackling health inequalities cvr
  • November 2012
  • 9781551304120
  • $74.95 Print
  • $69.95 eBook

Tackling Health Inequalities

Lessons from International Experiences
Dennis Raphael
Tackling Health Inequalities: Lessons from International Experiences provides a unique perspective on healt...
2016 immigration public policy and health cvr
  • January 2017
  • 9781551309279
  • $69.95 Print

Immigration, Public Policy, and Health

Newcomer Experiences in Developed Nations
Dennis Raphael
A critical assessment of how public policy affects the health of immigrants, this interdisciplinary volume ...