Daniel M. Weinstock


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Projets de recherche récents

Harm reduction: Public health reasoning in law and public policy in relation to morally controversial behaviours

2017/18-2020/21 • $439,876 • PI,CO
This project tracks, theorizes and evaluates an emerging trend in law and public policy to seek workable agreements in areas associated with moral controversy through the frame of harm reduction. Harm reduction refers to policies, practices or interventions designed to minimize negative health...

Theorizing a Federal Role in Health Care in an Age of Nation-to-Nation Interaction

2018/19-2020/21 • $163,333 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
Health care federalism in Canada produces a dilemma. Primary provincial jurisdiction over health care leads to sub-optimal results. Primary federal jurisdiction over health care appears impossible. After much debate, the best shape of an increased federal role in any joint power sharing...

L'éthique en contexte de diversité des valeurs religieuses: recherche collaborative avec une unité d'éthique clinique dans un hôpital pédiatrique québécois

2020/21 • $70,000 • Scholarship/Fellowship,Other
L'objectif de la recherche proposee est de comprendre comment sont traites les enjeux ethiques lies a la diversite des valeurs religieuses dans un hopital pediatrique. Cet objectif vise a repondre a la question principale suivante : comment la religion influence-t-elle la resolution de dilemmes...

Harm reduction, public policy, and moral controversy: principle and practice

2016/17-2019/20 • $94,159 • PI,CO
This project will track and evaluate an emerging trend in law and public policy to seek workable agreements in areas associated with moral controversy through the frame of harm reduction. Harm reduction is a public policy approach that seeks to reduce the harmful risks and consequences of...

International institute for critical studies in improvisation: a partnered research institute

2012/13-2018/19 • $2,312,034 • CO
This proposal to establish the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation, a new partnered research institute, builds on a SSHRC MCRI project (Project Director: Ajay Heble) that has already generated widespread and significant community support while moving determinedly across...

Programme stratégique de formation en recherche transdisciplinaire sur les politiques de santé

2016/17-2018/19 • $144,563 • PI,CO,Other
Les politiques publiques sont parmi les outils les plus puissants pour ameliorer la sante des populations. Or la recherche dans ce domaine est encore trop rarissime. Ce projet, developpe conjointement par l'Universite McGill et l'Institut national de sante publique du Quebec, vise a 1) creer un...

4th International Conference on Public Policy

2018/19 • $25,000 • PI,CO
La conférence internationale de politiques publiques (ICPP) est une conférence académique internationale qui se déroule tous les deux ans organisée par l'Association Internationale de Politiques Publiques (IPPA). Elle permet aux chercheurs et doctorants du monde entier de se retrouver afin...

Building the Canadian Green Economy: A Just Transition

2018/19 • $11,600 • PI,CO
Event Description While climate action already made its way to the electoral platform of the 2019 Canadian Federal Elections, one question is frequently raised: is it possible to expand climate policy whilst ensuring economic prosperity? Canada is currently not on track to meet its Paris...

Health Rights: Individual, Collective, and 'National'

2018/19 • $10,600 • PI,CO
Individuals and groups commonly claim to have 'rights' to social goods like healthcare, but these rights remain controversial and can often conflict, creating concrete policy issues for lawmakers and legal problems before courts. This international and interdisciplinary conference focuses on a...

Ethics, Social Determinants of Health, and Health Equity: Integrating Theory and Practice

2011/12-2015/16 • $1,740,300 • PI,CO,Other
Population health interventions can include policy, programmatic and resource distribution approaches. These interventions raise complex ethical challenges, concerning for example health inequalities, the relations between social efficiency and health equity, the distribution of scare resources...

Developing a common vision for primary care in Quebec

2015/16 • $10,000 • PI
Primary health care in Quebec is at a crossroads. The past year has brought significant health care reform through new legislation to create a more effective health care system with an emphasis on access to primary health care. Yet the current system is underperforming in several areas, and...

The hospital/l'hôpital

2015/16 • $9,840 • PI,CO
In 2015-16, Montrealers will witness the opening of two new 'Superhospitals'. At a combined cost of more than $3.2 billion, and two decades of planning, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Centre Hospitalier d'Université de Montréal (CHUM) will constitute two of the largest health...

Adaptive use music technology for children with developmental disabilities

2015/16 • $6,500 • PI,CO,Other
Music can be an incredible tool to facilitate the development of children with disabilities, to promote participation, and to integrate rehabilitation and health promotion interventions. However, children with severe disabilities may not have the opportunity to engage in music making and are...

Equity in Care: Measuring the Impact of Quebec's Childcare Policies on Health and Health Equity

2014/15 • $100,000 • PI,CO
Quebec's approach to child support policies has been unique among Canadian provinces and territories in providing universal public daycare and in instituting a parental insurance plan more flexible and generous than those to be found in other Canadian jurisdictions. However, there has been very...

L'accessibilité comme condition de la justice spatiale en milieu urbain

2012/13 • $24,344 • PI,CO
Le projet consiste en un atelier qui se déroulera sur deux jours, les vendredi 3 et samedi 4 mai 2013. Le thème en est la « justice spatiale », une notion développée en géographie humaine, mais débordant largement sur des disciplines connexes, notamment l'éthique et la philosophie politique....

Let Conscience Be Their Guide? Conscientious Refusals in Reproductive Health Care

2010/11-2011/12 • $223,713 • PI,CO
Many bioethicists and health-policy makers are currently struggling with what to do about conscientious refusals by health care professionals to provide standard health care services, such as abortions. The proposed research addresses this complex moral and legal issue. Our team will conduct...

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