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Canadian Excellence

Publications- Last Five Years


Published Books & Monographs

Clarke, J.N.  & Clarke, L. N. (2005). Japanese Translation of Finding Strength: A mother and Daughter’s Story of Childhood Cancer. 

Clarke, J.N. (2004). Health, Illness, and Medicine in Canada (4th Edition). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Clarke, J. N. (2008). Health, Illness and Medicine in Canada (5th Edition). Toronto: Oxford University Press.

 Published Refereed Papers


Clarke, J.N. & van Amerom, G. (2008). Mass print media depictions of cancer and heart disease: Community versus individualistic perspectives? Health and Social Care in the Community. 16(1), 96-103.

Clarke, J.N, & van Amerom, G. (2008). ‘Surplus suffering’: Differences between organization’s understanding and those diagnosed. Disability & Society. 22(7), 761-776.

Clarke, J.N. & van Amerom, G. (2008). When bad things happen to good people. Health, Risk & Society. 9(4), 425-439.

Clarke, J.N. Arnold, S., Everest, M. & Whitfield, K. (2007). The paradoxical reliance on
allopathic medicine and positivist science among skeptical audiences. Social Science & Medicine. 64(1), 164-173.    

 Clarke, J.N., van Amerom, G. & Binns, J. (2007). Gender and heart disease in mass print media: 1991, 1996, 2001. Women & Health. 45(1), 17-35.

Clarke, J.N. (2006). Homophobia out of the closet in the media portrayal of HIV/AIDS 1991, 1996, and 2001: Celebrity, heterosexism and the silent ‘guilty victims. Critical Public Health. 16(4), 317-330.

Clarke, J.N. (2006). Advocacy: Essential work for mothers of children living with
cancer. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. 2(8), 31-47.

 Clarke, J.N., Hoffman, G. & McLellan, L. (2006). Portrayal of HIV/AIDS in two African American magazines. Journal of Health Communication. 11(5), 495-507.

 Clarke, J.N. & Everest, M. (2006). Cancer in mass print media: Fear, uncertainty and the medical model. Social Science and Medicine. 62(10), 2591-2600.

  Clarke, J.N. (2006). The case of the missing person: Alzheimer’s disease in mass print magazines (1996–2001). Health Communication. 19(3), 269-277.


 Clarke, J.N. & Binns, J (2006). The portrayal of heart disease in mass print magazines: 1991-2001. Health Communication. 19(1), 39-48.


James, S., Navara, G. S., Lomotey, J. & Clarke, J.N. (2006). From ancestrial knowledge to clinical practice: The case of agonias and Portuguese psychotherapists. International Journal of Clinical & Health Psychology. 6, 441-454.


 Clarke, J.N., Fletcher, P. & M. Schneider (2005). Mother’s home health care work when their children have cancer. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. 22(6), 265-373.


 Clarke, J.N. (2005).Mothers home health care work: Emotion work when a child has cancer. Cancer Nursing. 28(6), 1-8.


 Clarke, J.N. (2005). Portrayal of childhood cancer in English language magazines in North America: 1970- 2001. Journal of Health Communication. 10(7), 593-607.


  Clarke, J.N. (2005). Poetry and prose: Telling the stories of mentally ill formerly homeless people. Qualitative Inquiry. 11(6), 913-932.


 James, S., Navaro, G., Clarke, J.N. & J. Lomotey (2005). An inquiry into the “agonies” (agonias) of Portuguese immigrants from the Azores. Hispanic Journal of Behavioural Science. 27(4), 547-564.


 Clarke, J.N. (2005). Death under control: The portrayal of death in mass print English language magazines in Canada. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. 52(2), 151-165.


 Nelson, G., Clarke, J.N., Febbraro, A., & Hatzipantelis, M. (2005). A narrative approach to the evaluation of supportive housing: Stories of homeless people who have experienced serious mental illness. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal. 29      (2): 98-104.

   Clarke, J.N. (2005). Fathers’ home health care work when a child has cancer: I’m her dad; I have to do it. Men and Masculinities. 7(4), 385-404.

Clarke, J.N., Friedman, D., & Hoffman-Goetz, L. (2005). Canadian Aboriginal people’s experiences with HIV/AIDS as portrayed in selected English language Aboriginal media (1996-2000). Social Science and Medicine. 60(10), 2169-2180.


 Clarke, J.N. (2005). Whose power, /authority/ knowledge? Conundrums in the experiences of parents whose children have cancer. Health and Social Work. 41(1), 13-35.


 Hoffman-Goetz, L., Friedman, D. B., & Clarke, J.N. (2005). HIV/AIDS risk factors as portrayed in mass media targeting First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada. Journal of Health Communication. 10(2), 145-162.


Clarke, J.N. (2004). A comparison of breast, testicular, and prostate cancer in the mass print media (1996-2001). Social Science and Medicine. 59(3), 541-551.


Clarke, J.N. &  Fletcher, P. (2004). Parents as advocates: Stories of surplus suffering when a child is diagnosed and treated for cancer. Health and Social Work. 39, 3/4, 107-127.


 Clarke, J.N. & Fletcher, P. (2004). The use of complementary and alternative medicine among paediatric patients. Cancer Nursing. 27(2), 1-7.


Donelle, L., Hoffman-Goetz, L., & Clarke, J.N. (2004). Portrayal of genetic risk for breast cancer in ethnic and non-ethnic newspapers. Women & Health. 40(4), 93-110.


 Clarke, J.N. & Fletcher, P. (2003). Communication issues faced by parents who have a child diagnosed with cancer. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 20, 175-191.


Clarke, J.N. & Fletcher, P. (2003). When your child has cancer: A discussion of factors that affect mothers’ abilities to cope. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. 21(3), 81-99.


 Clarke, J.N. & James, S. (2003). The radicalized self: the impact on the self of the contested nature of the diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome. Social Science and Medicine. 57(8), 1387-1395.


 Hoffman-Goetz, L., Shannon, C., & Clarke, J.N. (2003). Chronic disease coverage in Canadian Aboriginal newspapers. Journal of Health Communication. 8(5), 1-14.