Category Archives: Book Review

Book Review: The Crazy Game: How I Survived In The Crease And Beyond

  Title: The Crazy Game: How I Survived In The Crease And Beyond Authors: Clint Malarchuk & Dan Robson Published in Canada by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd Date: 2014 Number of pages: 256 Price: 19.99 CAD ISBN: 978-1-44343-247-4 Review by: Micah J. A. Pura, Bsc, Graduate Student Department of Applied Psychology Concordia University of Edmonton The… Read More »

Book Review: Becoming Interdisciplinary: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies

Review by Allison Ronda Augsburg, Tanya. Becoming Interdisciplinary: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies 3rd ed. Dubuque: Kendall, 2016. ISBN 9781465290144 Tanya Augsburg has taken on the difficult task of writing a foundational interdisciplinary studies textbook. She is also pushing students to look at themselves and their personal interests to help them decide on their academic… Read More »

Book Review: Introduction to International Health Theory: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Review by Justin Mak Title: Introduction to International Health Theory: An Interdisciplinary Perspective; 2nd Edition  Author name: Raywat Deonandan  Place of publication and publisher: Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Date: 2017 Number of pages: 96 Price: $54.60 USD ISBN: 978-1-5249-3759-1   Introduction to International Health Theory: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (2nd Ed.) is an undergraduate utilitarian foundational… Read More »

Book Review: Professional and Practice-based Learning: Interprofessional Simulation in Health Care: Materiality, Embodiment, Interaction

Professional and Practice-based Learning: Interprofessional Simulation in Health Care: Materiality, Embodiment, Interaction; Volume 26 Editor(s): Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren, Hans Rystedt Li Felländer-Tsai, Sofia Nyström. Place of publication and Publisher: Gewerbestrasse 11, 6330 Cham, Switzerland, Springer Nature Switzerland. Date: 2019 Number of Pages: 211 ISBN number: 978-3-030-19541-0 or ebook: 978-3-030-19542-7 Review by: Emily Ray, Student, University… Read More »

Book Review: Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting Practices

Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting Practices Edited by Cordet Smart & Timothy Auburn Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 371 pages 145 CAD (eBook), 180 CAD (hardcover) ISBN: 978-3-319-98227-4 Review by: Kristina Stein, BA, Concordia University of Edmonton   Interprofessional Care and Mental Health: A Discursive Exploration of Team Meeting… Read More »

Book Review: Police Response to Mental Health in Canada

Police Response to Mental Health in Canada Edited by Uzma Williams, Daniel J. Jones, and John R. Reddon. Canadian Scholars’ Press, August 2019 342 pages, Print $69.95, eBook $64.95 ISBN: 978-1-773-38145-9 Review by Jenan Halabi, Department of Applied Psychology, Concordia University of Edmonton   Police Response to Mental Health in Canada is an editorial style… Read More »

Book Review: Therapeutic Justice

  Therapeutic Justice Karen A. Snedker, Springer International Publishing Place Published: Gewerbestrasse 11, 6330 Cham, Switzerland Date: 2018 Pages: 325 Price: Hardcover—$159.0 or Ebook—$119.00 ISBN: 978-3-319-78902-6   Review by Deborah-Rae Chizek, Concordia University of Edmonton   Therapeutic justice by Karen A. Snedker provides and insightful perspective from someone who has personally been touched by mental… Read More »

Book Review: The Globalization Of Addiction: A Study In Poverty Of The Spirit

The Globalization of Addiction: A Study in Poverty of the Spirit Bruce K. Alexander. Oxford University Press, 2008 (reprinted 2011). 470 pages, 38.00 Canadian Dollars (approximate). ISBN: 978-0-19-958871-8 Review by Peter Jensen, Program Facilitator (Addictions and Anger Management), Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton Author Bruce K. Alexander, a professor of psychology at the University of… Read More »

Book Review: Collaborative Practice in Critical Care Settings – A workbook

Collaborative Practice in Critical Care Settings: A Workbook By Scott Reeves, Janet Alexanian, Deborah Kendall-Gallagher, Todd Dorman, Simon Kitto 1st Edition, London, Routledge, 2018 DOI: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315207308 138 pages, eBook £17,50, ISBN9781351798662 Reviewed by Dr Andreas Xyrichis, King’s College London   It is a rare pleasure to be reviewing a book that delivers exactly on what… Read More »