HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN CANADA: SOCIOECONOMIC INEQUALITY AND PUBLIC HEALTH
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Research Essay (N.B.: Your submission must be uploaded onto Turnitin through our Moodle course website) Your essay proposal will form the basis of this assignment. Beyond choosing a topic that is of interest and relevant to health policy, students need to demonstrate their understanding of major concepts learned in the course as well as the ability to integrate both scholarly literature (e.g., journal articles) and grey literature (e.g., government, non-governmental, and/or technical reports) in their research essay. Marks will be awarded accordingly on the following basis: • Strength of main position (e.g., how strong is your thesis statement) • Analysis (e.g., the extent to which critical thinking is demonstrated) • Evidence (e.g., sources used to support your perspectives, which can be qualitative and/or quantitative) • Balance (e.g., ability to acknowledge and address both sides of an argument, including any counter-arguments) • Quality of writing (e.g., sound grammar, spelling, sentence structure, and clear expression/organization of thoughts) • Correct use of APA formatting for cover page, running heads, pagination, in-text citations, bibliography/reference page, etc. (See https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/) General Specifications for Summaries, Proposal, and Research Essay • Title page: Include the title of your paper, your name, your student number, name of the course director, course number and title, as well as date of submission • Font type: Times New Roman • Font size: 12 point • Spacing: Double-spaced • Margins: 1” (2.54 cm) on all sides • Citation and referencing style: American Psychological Association (APA), 7th Edition • Be sure to include a bibliography/works cited list, as a separate section after the essay.