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Shadows and Light

A Physician's Lens on Covid

When the pandemic began in March 2020, Calgary emergency physician Heather Patterson was already feeling burnt out. Photography had always been a way of unwinding for her, and as the pandemic … 176 View

Sick and Tired

Health and Safety Inequalities

Bringing together a multidisciplinary group of experts from the fields of labour studies, public health, ergonomics, epidemiology, sociology and law, Sick and Tired examines the … 203 View
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Forward

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Introduction

Causes and Expressions of Inequalities

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Introduction

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In the Introduction, the author Heather Patterson MD reflects on her career as a physician, her family life, her passion for photography, burnout, the original origins for this book, and how the … 18 $1.80 Add
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The Changing Nature of Work in Canada

Impact on the Health of Workers

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Data Sources Labour Market Participation Immigrants and Permanent Residents Temporary Foreign Workers Self-Employed and Employed Workers Part-Time, Overtime and Absences Information Gaps Emerging … 15 $1.50 Add
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Are Millennials Being Stiffed?

Work and Mental Health in a Neoliberal World

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The Millennial Labour Market The Mental Health of Millennials Sources of Data Millennial Employment The Health of Millennials Conclusion ; 17 $1.70 Add
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The First and Second Waves

Mourning What Was Lost

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Chapter One follows the first and second waves of the Covid-19 pandemic in Alberta in March and November of 2020. Topics discussed include the need for Personal Protective equipment to treat … 21 $2.10 Add
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Pandemic Insight

Connection and Kindness

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Chapter Two focuses on the insight learned from these early experiences of working through these first two waves of the Covid-19 pandemic.Topics discussed include the effects of Covid-19 on … 16 $1.60 Add
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The Aging Population and Workforce

Implications for Occupational Health and Safetly

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Views Regarding Older Workers Health Changes in Normal Aging Occupational Health and Safety Issues for Older Workers Conclusion ; ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Pandemic Insight

It Takes a Team

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Chapter Three focuses on the collaborative efforts within the hospitals to fight off the Covid-19 pandemic. Topics discussed include giving recognition to the behind the scenes staffing such as … 13 $1.30 Add
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Workers’ Compensation in Ontario

Legislature and Policy Changes

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Methodology “The Nuisance Litigation” A Conservative Reaction Repercussions Auditor General’s Intervention and the Transfer of Prevention Austerity and the WSIB Impact on … 11 $1.10 Add
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One Year In

A Hopeful New Normal

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Chapter Four examines the progress made and new challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic one year in by the winter of 2021. Topics discussed include the idea of the ‘New Normal,’ the … 15 $1.50 Add
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The Dominant Breast Cancer Causation Paradigm

Challenging it Through the Lens of Media Discourses

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Key Moments in Breast Cancer News The Propaganda Model and Critical Discourse Analysis A Paradigm Shift in the Discourses? Conclusions and Discussion 11 $1.10 Add
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The Third Wave

It’s a Tsunami

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Chapter Five examines the crushing reality of the third wave with more aggressive Covid-19 variants. Topics discussed include anti-vaccination protests, climbing hospitalizations in Alberta … 29 $2.90 Add
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The Fourth Wave

Not the Best Summer Ever

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Chapter Six focuses on the fourth wave and the changing attitudes towards the pandemic and healthcare workers. Topics discussed include protests against public health and vaccination, … 18 $1.80 Add