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  • Bibliography - Social policies
    politiques dans six pays le Canada les États Unis le Royaume Uni la France l Allemagne et le Danemark Cette étude comparative transversale fait ressortir les relations entre les sans emploi et l État le marché du travail et l environnement social National Action Plans on Social Inclusion 2003 In response to the common objectives on poverty and social exclusion which were revised in December 2002 all Member States of the European Union were due to submit their second National Action Plans against poverty and social exclusion NAPs inclusion in July 2003 In these plans every member state presents its priorities and efforts for the next two years Opportunity for All Department of Work and Pensions UK September 2003 United Kingdom s Fifth Annual Report on its strategy to tackle poverty and social exclusion Opportunity for all It provides a series of indicators used to monitor the impact of government s action PolitiquesSociales net PolitiquesSociales net was created out of the will to provide an easily accessible user friendly and up to date tool to anyone interested in the evolution of social policies in the context of globalisation This site is a reliable source of national and comparative information The user has direct and free access to numerous texts and reference sites Moreover briefing notes listed by country and theme present a summary and update of the situation using the latest data available PolitiquesSociales net is an initiative of the Centre de recherche sur les politiques et le développement social CPDS at Université de Montréal Redesigning the Welfare Mix for Families Policy Challenges JENSEN Jane Ottawa Canadian Policy Research Networks February 2003 Discussion Paper F 30 Family Network Available at http cprn org rcrpp html under publications then under famille This paper examines the recent changes in the welfare mix and searches for lessons that can be of help to policy communities and especially policy makers across Canada It provides description and analysis including detailed tables and figures comparing countries and Canadian provinces 2002 At the Margins of the welfare state Social asistance and the allevation of poverty in Germany Sweden and the United Kingdom BEHRENDT Christina Ashgate Ed 2002 Coll Studies in Cash and Care ISBN 0 7546 1996 6 Addressing one of the major puzzles in comparative welfare state research this unique volume adopts a fresh perspective to examine why there is income poverty in highly developed welfare states Focusing on the basic safety net of the welfare state it offers a systematic and innovative analysis of the effectiveness of minimum income schemes in a comparative study across three highly developed welfare states Germany Sweden and the United Kingdom Blending insights from a combination of institutional information and quantitative data from income surveys the author evaluates the causal mechanisms for the persistence of income poverty in highly developed welfare states and derives conclusions for political reforms 2001 A new welfare architecture for Europe ESPING ANDERSEN G D GALLIE et al Report submitted to the Belgian Presidency of the

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  • Bibliography - Health
    Rchard MURRAY and Emmi POTELIAKHOFF LSE Health and Social Care Discussion Paper 11 November 2003 Local basket of inequalities indicators FITZPATRICK Justine and Bobbie Jacobson London Health Observatory October 2003 Monitoring Equity in Health and Healthcare A conceptual framework BRAVEMAN Paula A Journal Health Popul Nutr 2003 September 21 3 181 192 ICDDR B Centre Poverty and Health CPHI collected papers Canadian Population Health Initiative CPHI Canadian Institute for Health Information Ottawa June 2003 This collection provides insight into links between poverty and health Two working papers by Shelley Phipps and David Ross offer perspective on what we know from research and relevant policy approaches respectively A third paper reports on proceedings of a national roundtable on poverty and health hosted by CPHI in the spring of 2002 Areas of agreement and disagreement regarding the relationship between poverty and health are identified Available reports The impact of poverty on health A scan of research literature Shelley Phipps Policy approaches to address the impact of poverty on health a scan of policy literature David P Ross Poverty and Health Links to action Proceedings of the CPHI National Roundtable on Poverty and Health March 26 2002 Variations des écarts de santé en fonction du revenu au Québec de 1987 à 1998 Institut de la statistique du Québec October 2003 The report Variation des écarts de l état de santé en fonction du revenu au Québec de 1987 à 1998 differences in health status based on income in Québec from 1987 to 1998 sets out the results of a study by Marc Ferland of the Québec regional health and social services board RRSSS on the measurement over a period of time of selected health indicators among the various socioeconomic groups In FRENCH 2002 A reexamination of smoking before during and after pregnancy KAHN Robert S Laura CERTAIN and Robert C Whitaker In American Journal of Public Health Vol 92 No 11 November 2002 1801 1808 Birth weight childhood socioeconomic environment and cognitive development in the 1958 British birth cohort study JEFFERIS Barbara J M H Chris POWER and Clyde HERTZMAN BMJ 2002 325 305 10 August Downloadable document PDF format Illiteracy in rheumatoid arthritis patients as determined by the Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine REALM score GORDON M M R HAMPSON H A CAPELL and R MADHOK Rheumatology 2002 41 750 754 Socioeconomic variations in responses to chest pain qualitative study RICHARDS Helen Mary Elspeth REID and Graham Charles MURRAY WATT BMJ 2002 324 1308 1 June Downloadable document PDF format Trauma and deprivation in Quebec HAMEL Denis and Robert PAMPALON Québec Institut national de santé publique du Québec 2002 ISBN 2 550 39265 5 Downloadable document PDF format Studies show a relationship between social inequality and intentional and unintentional trauma The recent development of a deprivation index Pampalon et al 2000 enables us to better understand this relationship with data from Quebec Trends in Mortality by Income in Urban Canada from 1971 to 1996 Russell WILKINS Edward NG and Jean

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  • Bibliography - Public health
    document PDF format ÖSTLIN Piroska et Finn DIDERICHSEN Bruxelles European Center for Health Policy 2000 Overview of the Swedish government approach to develop an equitable public health strategy Health inequalities in Canada current discourses and implications for public health action downloadable document PDF format RAPHAËL Dennis in Critical Public Health Vol 10 No 2 2000 Health in equal terms National goals for public health Ministry of Health and Social Affairs Sweden Stockholm Government Official Reports 2000 SOU 2000 91 Poverty Inequality and Health An Iinternational Perspective LEON David et Gill Walt eds Oxford Oxford University Press 2000 ISBN 0 19 263196 9 Poverty inequality and health is a topic of global public health significance This book brings together a unique multidisciplinary group of experts to discuss issues relevant to our understanding of the socio economic and biological processes that drive these inequalities The book challenges established perceptions and views and generates new outlooks and potential solutions The book will be of great interest to reseachers policy analysts and policy makers from both developed and developing countries 1999 Socioeconomic status and health in industrial nations social psychological and biological pathways ADLER N E M MARMOT et al eds Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences 896 New York 1999 1998 Social determinants of health The solid facts WILKINSON R and M MARMOT eds Centre for Urban Health Copenhagen World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe 1998 downloadable document PDF format Social Inequalities in Health Annual Report on the health of the Population Direction de santé publique de Montréal Centre Montréal Régie régionale de la Santé et des Services sociaux de Montréal Centre 1998 1997 The Black Report and beyond What are the issues MACINTYRE S Social Science and Medicine 1997 44 723 745 1996 Unhealthy society The afflictions of inequality

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  • Bibliography - Violence
    Document Subject list BIBLIOGRAPHY VIOLENCE 2002 Preventing Domestic Violence JEWKES Rachel BMJ 2002 324 253 254 2 February Up Subject list Sites to visit Home

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  • Sites to visit - Statistics Canada
    institutions of higher learning public bodies or a community organizations in Québec or anywhere else information about the ISQ consultation and purchase of ISQ publications statistical compilations educational support learning activities ISQ data processing Institut de la statistique du Québec The Institut de la statistique du Québec was established in 1998 It is made up of four administrative bodies or organizations which were previously independent the Bureau de la statistique du Québec the Institut de recherche et d information sur la rémunération Santé Québec and the personnel of the ministère du Travail previously affected to the global work compensation survey The site also includes data that touch on all aspects of Québec society Quebec Interuniversity Centre for Social Statistics QICSS Université de Montréal The Quebec Interuniversity Centre for Social Statistics QICSS provides access to detailed data of up to date longitudinal surveys as well as space equipment and the professional and technical resources required to use these surveys in innovative and pioneering ways Researchers from universities governmental agencies or community groups in Quebec are all eligible to access this service Up CANADA Provincial Websites Canadian Council on Social Development Statistics You will find some of the more frequently requested information

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  • Sites to visit - administration
    Public Health Department Régie régionale de la santé des des services sociaux de Montréal Up QUEBEC Association des CLSC et CHSLD Association des centres jeunesse du Québec Conseil de la santé et du bien être Ministère de l Éducation du Québec Ministère de l Emploi et de la Solidarité Sociale Ministère des Finances de l Économie et de la Recherche Ministère de la Santé et des Services Sociaux Ministère de la Sécurité Publique National Public Health Institute of Québec Service documentaire québécois en santé publique SANTÉCOM Up CANADA Canadian Health Network Canadian Institute for Health Information CIHI Health Canada Health Canada Population and Public Health Branch Smart growth Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Smart growth is the government s vision for promoting and managing growth in Ontario It is a vision based on three principles a strong economy strong communities and a clean healthy environment Toronto Food Policy Council The Toronto Food Policy Council TFPC a sub committee of the Toronto Board of Health aims for a food system that fosters equitable food access nutrition community development and environmental health Over the past ten years the TFPC has produced a ground breaking series of 15 discussion papers on

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  • Sites to visit - research and education
    l l Observaoitre statistique d Immigration et Métropoles was launched with the collaboration of Quebec Inter University Centre for Social Statistics QICSS On this particular event the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada LSIC was presented Observatoire métropolitain de la région de Montréal The Observatoire métropolitain is an experimental project whose goal is to develop the decisionmaking tools required to encourage economic social and cultural development in the region Six research mandates related to economic and socio demographic aspects in Montréal were formulated when the first phase of the project was implemented Moreover in October 1998 a symposium on metropolitan benchmark indicators brought together over 120 participants Documents published by the Observatoire can be downloaded Up QUEBEC Banque sur la recherche sociale et en santé BRSS Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec The BRSS contains information that is usually found in directories published by funding organisations including basic descriptive information name of the person s in charge title etc project summaries nature of the project objectives methodology etc when available as well as a series of categories that can be used to find information according to very specific criteria theme clientele etc GRAVE Ardec Université du Québec à Montréal Le GRAVE Ardec regroupe des chercheurs des gestionnaires des intervenants et des étudiants œuvrant dans le domaine du développement optimal des enfants et de leur protection Groupe de recherche en santé communautaire Université Laval Groupe de recherche et d intervention en promotion de la santé GRIPSUL Université Laval Villes Régions Monde Up CANADA Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis McMaster University Institut for Research on Public Policy Founded in 1972 the Institute for Research on Public Policy is an independent national non profit organization It seeks to improve public policy in Canada by generating research providing insight and sparking debate that will contribute to the public policy decision making process and strengthen the quality of the public policy decisions made by Canadian governments citizens institutions and organisations Canadian Policy Research Networks Canadian Research Transfer Network Research knowledge transfer is a relatively new concept for health related research organizations There is an increased awareness of the benefits of evidence based decision making and there are an increasing number of people who are responsible for taking research and making it accessible to those who need and can use it The CRTN is a network of such people The CRTN is a membership based organization for those individuals who are involved in or interested in research knowledge transfer RT KT It is primarily an electronically based organization with the majority of membership services and resources to be offered through its website Housing and Health Investigating socio economic dimensions of housing and health A collaborative research team is conducting a Needs Gaps and Opportunities Assessment for housing and health research in Canada through an environmental scan stakeholder dialogues workshops and surveys Regional stakeholder workshops have been held in Vancouver Calgary Saskatoon Winnipeg Toronto Montreal and Halifax through the fall of

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  • Sites to visit - funding groups
    culture FQRSC anciennement CQRS Up CANADA Canadian Health Services Research Foundation CHSRF Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR Canadian Population Health Initiative CPHI Health Policy Research Programme Applied research and analysis Directorate Health Canada On the site of the Applied

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