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Dennis Raphael is Professor of Health Policy and Management at York University, as well as the author of over 150 publications that speak to topics in public policy, poverty, and social determinants of health. One of CSPI’s top-selling authors, Raphael’s extensive list of publications includes Poverty in Canada (2011) and Health Promotion and Quality of Life in Canada (2010). He is the editor of Tackling Health Inequalities: Lessons from International Experiences (2012), Staying Alive: Critical Perspectives on Health, Illness, and Health Care (co-edited with Toba Bryant and Marcia Rioux, 2010), and Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Perspectives, Second Edition (2008). Raphael has received numerous awards for his esteemed work, including a Faculty of Health Research Award in the Established Career Category (2010) and over thirty research grants. In addition to his academic work, Raphael has published over a dozen articles in newspapers and magazines, including the Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Sun, and The Hamilton Spectator. A longtime community activist, Raphael has authored charters and community research manuals; he is also a member of various working groups and advisory committees.


  • November 2012
  • 9781551304120
  • $84.95 Print
  • $79.95 Digital

Tackling Health Inequalities

Lessons from International Experiences
Dennis Raphael
  • February 2010
  • 9781551303673
  • $67.95 Print
  • May 2016
  • 9781551308975
  • $98.95 Print
  • $93.95 Digital
  • January 2017
  • 9781551309279
  • $77.95 Print
  • $72.95 Digital

Immigration, Public Policy, and Health

Newcomer Experiences in Developed Nations
Dennis Raphael
  • August 2020
  • 9781773381893
  • $53.95 Print
  • $48.95 Digital
  • December 2019
  • 9781773381305
  • $95.95 Print
  • $90.95 Digital

Staying Alive, Third Edition

Critical Perspectives on Health, Illness, and Health Care
Toba Bryant, Dennis Raphael, Marcia Rioux
  • August 2020
  • 9781773381923
  • $95.95 Print
  • $90.95 Digital

Poverty in Canada, Third Edition

Implications for Health and Quality of Life
Dennis Raphael