Publications

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This page highlights selected key publications that showcase some of CRiHHI’s work. You can find a full indexed listing of all publications by each member of the CRiHHI leadership team by following the links in their bios here.

 

Brown, H.J., McPherson, G., Peterson, R., Newman, V. & Cranmer, B. (2012). Our land, our language: Connecting dispossession and health equity in an Indigenous context.

Brown, H.J., McPherson, G., Peterson, R., Newman, V. & Cranmer, B. (2012). Our land, our language: Connecting dispossession and health equity in an Indigenous context. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. 44(2), 44-63. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mcgill/cjnr/2012/00000044/00000002/art00006   Abstract: For contemporary Indigenous people, colonial relations (past and present) intersect with neoliberal policies and practices to create subtle forms of […]

Browne, A., & Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2014). Problematizing social justice discourses in nursing.

Browne, A., & Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2014).  Problematizing social justice discourses in nursing.  In P.Kagan, M.Smith, & P.Chinn (eds). Philosophies and practices of emancipatory nursing: Social justice as praxis.  Routledge.   from the Introduction: Nursing has seen a remarkable uptake of social justice discourses, a trend foundational to meeting our social mandate as a profession. The […]

Browne, A.J., Smye, V., Rodney, P., Tang, S. Mussell, B., & O’Neil, J. (2011). Access to primary care from the perspective of Aboriginal patients at an urban emergency department.

Browne, A.J., Smye, V., Rodney, P., Tang, S. Mussell, B., & O’Neil, J. (2011). Access to primary care from the perspective of Aboriginal patients at an urban emergency department. Qualitative Health Research, 21(3) 333–348. doi: 10.1177/1049732310385824   Abstract: In this article, we discuss findings from an ethnographic study in which we explored experiences of access to primary […]

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Smye, V., Lavoie, J., Littlejohn, D., Tu., Godwin, O., Krause, M., Khan, K., Fridkin, A., Rodney, P., & O’Neil, J. (2012). Closing the health equity gap: Evidence-based strategies for primary health care organizations.

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Smye, V., Lavoie, J., Littlejohn, D., Tu., Godwin, O., Krause, M., Khan, K., Fridkin, A., Rodney, P., & O’Neil, J. (2012). Closing the health equity gap: Evidence-based strategies for primary health care organizations. International Journal for Equity in Health, 11(59), doi: 10.1186/1475-9276-11-59   Abstract: Introduction International evidence shows that enhancement […]

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Smye, V.L., Khan, K.B. (2013). Can ethnicity data collected at an organizational level be useful in addressing health and healthcare inequities?

Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Smye, V.L., Khan, K.B. (2013). Can ethnicity data collected at an organizational level be useful in addressing health and healthcare inequities? Ethnicity and Health. 2(9), 240-254. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2013.814766.   Abstract: Objective Following arguments made in the USA, the UK and New Zealand regarding the importance of population-level ethnicity data in […]

Hartrick Doane, G. & Varcoe, C. (2015). How to nurse? Relational inquiry with individuals and families in changing health and healthcare contexts.

Hartrick Doane, G. & Varcoe, C. (2015). How to nurse? Relational inquiry with individuals and families in changing health and healthcare contexts. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.  

Lavoie, J., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Fridkin, A., Littlejohn, D., & Tu, D. (2015). Missing pathways to self-governance: Aboriginal health policy in British Columbia

Lavoie, J., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C., Wong, S., Fridkin, A., Littlejohn, D., & Tu, D. (2015). Missing pathways to self-governance: Aboriginal health policy in British Columbia. International Indigenous Policy Journal, 6(1). Retrieved from http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/iipj/vol6/iss1/2 Abstract This article explores how current policy shifts in British Columbia, Canada highlight an important gap in Canadian self-government discussions to date. The analysis […]

Lynam, M.J., Grant, E., & Staden, K. (2012) Engaging with communities to foster health: The experience of inner-city children and families with learning circles

Lynam, M.J., Grant, E., & Staden, K. (2012) Engaging with communities to foster health: The experience of inner-city children and families with learning circles. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 44(2):86-106. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mcgill/cjnr/2012/00000044/00000002/art00008   Abstract The authors briefly introduce a clinical outreach initiative that is innovative because of the types of partnerships that have been formed within an inner-city […]

Lynam, M.J., Scott, L., Loock, C.L., Wong, S. (2011). The RICHER Social Pediatrics Model: Fostering Access and Reducing Inequities in Children’s Health

Lynam, M.J., Scott, L., Loock, C.L., Wong, S. (2011). The RICHER Social Pediatrics Model: Fostering Access and Reducing Inequities in Children’s Health, Healthcare Quarterly. 14 Special Issue, (3): 41-56. doi: 10.12927/hcq.2011.22576   Abstract Considerable evidence shows that children and families who are vulnerable because of their social and material circumstances shoulder a disproportionate burden of disease and are […]

MacMillan, H.L., Wathen, N.W. & Varcoe, C.M. (2013). Intimate partner violence in the family: Considerations for children’s safety.

MacMillan, H.L., Wathen, C.N. & Varcoe, C.M. (2013). Intimate partner violence in the family: Considerations for children’s safety. Invited commentary. Child Abuse and Neglect, 37(12), 1186-1191. doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2013.05.005.   Abstract: Children’s exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) is increasingly recognized as a type of child maltreatment that has a level of impairment similar to other […]

Mahon, P., & McPherson, G. (2014). Explaining why nurses remain in or leave bedside nursing: A critical ethnography

Mahon, P., & McPherson, G. (2014). Explaining why nurses remain in or leave bedside nursing: A critical ethnography. Nurse Researcher, 22(1), 8-13. doi: 10.7748/nr.22.1.8.e1271   Abstract Aim To describe the application of critical ethnography to explain nurses’ decisions to remain in or leave bedside nursing, and to describe researcher positioning and reflexivity. Background Enquiry into hospital nurses’ decisions to remain in […]

Reimer-Kirkham, S., & Jule, A. (2014). Crosstalk: Public cafés as places for knowledge translation concerning health care research.

Reimer-Kirkham, S., & Jule, A. (2014). Crosstalk: Public cafés as places for knowledge translation concerning health care research. Health Communication, (ahead-of-print), 1-8. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2013.868398   Abstract: This article explores the use of public cafés as a model for knowledge translation and community engagement. We base our discussion on a public café series organized around the theme […]

Reimer-Kirkham. S. (2014). Nursing research on religion and spirituality through a social justice lens.

Reimer-Kirkham. S. (2014).  Nursing research on religion and spirituality through a social justice lens.  Advances in Nursing Science.37(3), 249–257. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000036.   Abstract: Critical theories such as postcolonial feminism and intersectionality can provide new and vital perspectives on the interplay between social justice, religion, spirituality, health, and nursing. Criticality prompts us to examine taken-for-granted assumptions, such […]

Varcoe, C., Brown, H., Calam, B., Harvey, T., & Tallio, M. (2013). Help bring back the celebration of life: A community-based participatory study of rural Aboriginal women’s maternity experiences and outcomes.

Varcoe, C., Brown, H., Calam, B., Harvey, T., & Tallio, M. (2013). Help bring back the celebration of life: A community-based participatory study of rural Aboriginal women’s maternity experiences and outcomes. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 13(26), doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-13-26.   Abstract: Background: Despite clear evidence regarding how social determinants of health and structural inequities shape health, Aboriginal women’s […]

Wong, S., Lynam, M., Khan, K., Scott, L., & Loock, C. (2012). The social paediatrics initiative: A RICHER model of primary health care for at risk children and their families.

Wong, S., Lynam, M., Khan, K., Scott, L., & Loock, C. (2012). The social paediatrics initiative: A RICHER model of primary health care for at risk children and their families. BMC Pediatrics, 12(1), 158. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-158   Abstract: Background The Responsive Interdisciplinary Child-Community Health Education and Research (RICHER) initiative is an intersectoral and interdisciplinary community […]

Wong, S.T., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C.M., Lavoie, J.G., Smye, V.L., Godwin, O., . . . Tu, D. (2011). Enhancing measurement of primary health care indicators using an equity lens: An ethnographic study.

Wong, S.T., Browne, A.J., Varcoe, C.M., Lavoie, J.G., Smye, V.L., Godwin, O., . . . Tu, D. (2011). Enhancing measurement of primary health care indicators using an equity lens: An ethnographic study. International Journal for Equity in Health, 10(38). doi: 10.1186/1475-9276-10-38   Abstract: Introduction: One important goal of strengthening and renewal in primary healthcare (PHC) […]