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Sick and Tired: Health and Safety Inequalities
Premji, Stephanie (Edt)
Fernwood Publishing / Softcover / 2018-10-01 / 1773630369
Social & Political Issues
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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 inequalities in workplace health and safety. Using an anti-oppressive framework, chapters interrogate a wide range of issues, including links between precarious employment and mental health, the inverse relationship between power and occupational health through the experiences of women, immigrants and older workers, and the need for creative strategies that promote health and safety in ways that support empowerment and equity.

Table of Contents:

Health and Safety Inequalities (Stephanie Premji)
The Changing Nature of Work in Canada and Its Impact on the Health of Workers (Peter Smith)
Are Millennials Being Stiffed? Work and Mental Health in a Neoclassical World (Wayne Lewchuk & Jeffrey Martin)
Legislative and Policy Changes to Workers’ Compensation in Ontario (Andrew King)
The Science and Politics of Occupational Disease Recognition in Workers’ Compensation (Katherine Lippel)
Challenging the Dominant Breast Cancer Causation Paradigm through the Lens of Media Discourses (Jane McArthur)
Implications of the Aging Population and Aging Workforce (Harry Shannon, Lauren Griffith & Parminder Raina)
Making Occupational Health Compatible with Gender Equality (Karen Messing)
Immigrant Men and Women’s Experiences: Questioning the Myths (Stephanie Premji)
Hotel and Hospital Cleaning: Occupational Health and Safety Risks, Outcomes and Responses in a Neoliberal Era (Dan Zuberi & Melita Ptashnick)
Compounded Vulnerabilities and Creative Strategies: Occupational Health of Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers (Janet McLaughlin, Michelle Tew & Eduardo Huesca)
The Fight to Ban Asbestos (Kathleen Ruff)
References

About the Editor:

Stephanie Premji is an assistant professor at the School of Labour Studies and the Department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University.

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