Family & Childhood Studies

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Transforming Law's Family

The Legal Recognition of Planned Lesbian Motherhood

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Drawing on the rarely heard voices of Canada’s lesbian mothers, Transforming Law’s Family explores the legal dimensions of planned lesbian parenthood and proposes avenues for legal change.

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A Life in Balance?

Reopening the Family-Work Debate

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This volume brings together feminist scholars from multiple disciplines to challenge the notion that work and family are two distinct areas of life in need of balance.

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Lost Kids

Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States

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Distinguished historians and social scientists consider the under-representation, demonization, and inadequate care of vulnerable children in twentieth-century Canada and the United States.

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A History of Early Childhood Education in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

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This book explores the history of kindergartens and infant schools in three settler colonies, revealing how discourses and developments in the past have shaped early childhood education in the present.

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No Place to Go

Local Histories of the Battered Women’s Shelter Movement

UBC Press

The first history of the battered women’s shelter movement in Canada, this book traces the development of transition houses and services for abused women and the campaign that made wife battering a political issue.

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People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia

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Contributors contemplate the evolution of child protection policy and practice in BC, addressing political influences on structural arrangements, cultural traditions of First Nations clients, and establishing community control over services.

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Supporting Indigenous Children's Development

Community-University Partnerships

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The authors show how an innovative program – an unexpected partnership between an Aboriginal tribal council and the University of Victoria’s School of Child and Youth Care – has strengthened community capacity to design and deliver culturally appropriate programs to support young children’s development.

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Rethinking Domestic Violence

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Dutton’s rethinking of the fundamentals of intimate partner violence is essential reading for psychologists, policy makers, and those dealing with the sociology of social science, the relationship of psychology to law, and explanations of adverse behaviour.

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Protecting Aboriginal Children

UBC Press

This is the first book to document emerging practice in Aboriginal communities and describe child protection practice simultaneously from the point of view of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal social worker.

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