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Pat Armstrong is Professor in the Department of Sociology at York University. An extremely prolific academic, Armstrong is the author, co-author, or editor of over 25 books and dozens of book chapters and journal articles. With CSPI, Armstrong has published six books: Troubling Care: Critical Perspectives on Research and Practices (2013); Thinking Women and Health Care Reform in Canada (co-edited with Barbara Chow, Karen Grant, Margaret Haworth-Brockman, Beth Jackson, and Ann Pederson, 2012); Women’s Health: Intersections of Policy, Research, and Practice (co-edited with Jennifer Deadman, 2008); Studies in Political Economy (co-edited with Caroline Andrew and Hugh Armstrong, 2003); Feminism, Political Economy, and the State (1992); and Feminism in Action (co-edited with Patricia Connelly, 1992). In 2011, she was elected to the Royal Society of Canada and honoured as a Distinguished Research Professor for outstanding contributions to the University through research in 2010. Armstrong has authored several research reports for unions, public commissions, and non-profit organizations, served as Chair for the Canadian Institute of Health Research, and appeared as an expert witness on more than a dozen cases related to women’s health care work and pay equity.

Related Books

  • February 2003
  • 9780889614123
  • $46.95 Print

Studies in Political Economy

Developments in Feminism
Caroline Andrew, Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong, Wallace Clement, Leah Vosko
This collection brings together a number of significant articles from the journal Studies in Political Econ...
  • February 2012
  • 9780889614857
  • $47.95 Print

Thinking Women and Health Care Reform in Canada

Pat Armstrong, Barbara Clow, Karen Grant, Margaret Haworth-Brockman, Beth Jackson, Ann Pederson, Morgan Seeley
Thinking Women and Health Care Reform in Canada explores why health care is a woman's issue and seeks to ad...
  • August 2013
  • 9781551305400
  • $61.95 Print
  • $56.95 eBook

Troubling Care

Critical Perspectives on Research and Practices
Pat Armstrong, Susan Braedley
How can we plan, organize, distribute, and offer care in ways that treat both those who need it and those w...
  • November 2015
  • 9780889615700
  • $76.95 Print

Women's Health, Second Edition

Intersections of Policy, Research, and Practice
Pat Armstrong, Ann Pederson
Though we may no longer confine our understanding of women’s health to reproduction and maternity care, wom...