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Title Working bodies : chronic illness in the Canadian workplace / edited by Sharon-Dale Stone, Valorie A. Crooks, Michelle Owen
Published Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014
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Contents Introduction: Chronic Illness in the Canadian Workplace / Sharon-Dale Stone, Valorie A. Crooks, and Michelle Owen -- Part one : Confronting and Negotiating Attitudes. Narrative Preface: Adam's Story / Adam Gilgoff -- Portrayals of Fibromyalgia and Paid Work: Too Sick to Work? / Margaret Oldfield -- Including and Accommodating Youth with Chronic Illness and Childhood Onset Disability in the Canadian Workplace / Joan J. Versnel and Nancy L. Hutchinson -- Navigating Chronic Injuries in the Workplace: Five Workers' Experiences with Systems and Relationships / Theresa Aversa and Nicolette Carlan
Part four : Epilogue. Narrative Preface: Andrea's Story / Andrea Black -- Epilogue / Sharon-Dale Stone, Valorie A. Crooks, and Michelle Owen
Part three : Experiencing Chronic Illness in the Workplace. Narrative Preface: Corinne's Story / Corinne Stevens -- illness in the Chronic Illness among Immigrant Workers in Canada: An Overview of Existing Knowledge / Iffath U.B. Syed -- On Being a Princess and a Problem: Negotiating Attitudinal Barriers to Chronic Illness in Canadian Universities / Keri Cameron and Vera Chouinard -- Chronic Illness and the Canadian Knowledge Worker: The Role of the Body and Embodiment in Shaping the Production of Academic Work / Valorie A. Crooks, Michelle Owen, and Sharon-Dale Stone
Part two : Perspectives on Accommodating Chronic Illness. Narrative Preface: Julie's Story / Julie Devaney -- Employers' Perspectives on Workplace Accommodation of Chronic Health Conditions / Rosemary Lysaght and Terry Krupa -- Supervisors' Perspectives on Work Accommodation for Chronically Ill Employees / Vicki L. Kristman, William S. Shaw, and Kelly Williams-Whitt -- Accommodation in the Context of Complex Chronic Illness / Melissa Popiel, Wendy Porch, and Le-Ann Dolan
Summary While significant research has been produced in the field of disability studies, little attention has been paid to experiences of chronic illness. This book emphasizes the workplace as an important site for understanding such experiences, as employment status has an enormous impact on social and economic standing in Canadian society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chronically ill -- Employment -- Canada.
Chronically ill -- Canada -- Economic conditions.
Chronically ill -- Canada -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Crooks, Valorie A., 1976- editor
Owen, Michelle K., editor
Stone, Sharon Dale, 1955- editor
ISBN 0773591818 (electronic bk.)
9780773591813 (electronic bk.)