Why did we include health in a stratification course? What determines health? o What is the difference between a œrisk factor and a œrisk condition? o How is income connected to health in Canada? What is the relationship between health and extreme inequality? o How do the graphs related to the Index of Health and Social Problems illustrate this relationship? What explains the relationship between health and extreme inequality? o What is the role of employment? o What is the role of public policy and social spending? o What is the role of trust? o Be able to discuss the different types of welfare regimes and their role as well. As discussed in the documentaries from class: o What barriers do immigrant doctors face when coming to Canada? o What barriers do new immigrants face in obtaining healthcare in Canada? o How do these barriers relate to the process of social exclusion?
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