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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.

Related Books

  • February 2010
  • 9781551303673
  • $61.95 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...
  • September 2011
  • 9781551303949
  • $87.95 Print

Poverty in Canada, Second 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...
  • May 2016
  • 9781551308975
  • $91.95 Print
  • $86.95 eBook

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...
  • April 2010
  • 9781551303703
  • $91.95 Print

Staying Alive, Second Edition

Critical Perspectives on Health, Illness, and Health Care
Toba Bryant, Dennis Raphael, Marcia Rioux
Staying Alive provides a fresh perspective on health, health care, and illness that will be of interest to ...
  • November 2012
  • 9781551304120
  • $76.95 Print
  • $71.95 eBook

Tackling Health Inequalities

Lessons from International Experiences
Dennis Raphael
Tackling Health Inequalities: Lessons from International Experiences provides a unique perspective on healt...
  • January 2017
  • 9781551309279
  • $72.95 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 ...
  • December 2019
  • 9781773381305
  • $89.95 Print
  • $84.95 eBook

Staying Alive, Third Edition

Critical Perspectives on Health, Illness, and Health Care
Toba Bryant, Dennis Raphael, Marcia Rioux
Now in its third edition, Staying Alive provides readers with a fresh perspective on health, health care, a...
  • August 2020
  • 9781773381893
  • $49.95 Print

The Politics of Health in the Canadian Welfare State

Toba Bryant, Dennis Raphael
The first book to discuss the Canadian welfare state through a health-focused lens, The Politics of Health...
  • August 2020
  • 9781773381923
  • $89.95 Print

Poverty in Canada, Third Edition

Implications for Health and Quality of Life
Dennis Raphael
Now in its third edition, this comprehensive text provides a unique, interdisciplinary perspective on pover...