Social Policy

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Queer Youth in the Province of the "Severely Normal"

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Explores how youth identities have been constructed through dominant and often competing discourses about youth, sexuality, and gender, and how queer youth in Alberta negotiated the contradictions of these discourses.

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Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation

Migration Laws in Canada and Australia

UBC Press

Catherine Dauvergne examines the relationship between migration laws and national identities and highlights the role of humanitarianism in this linkage.

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From UI to EI

Waging War on the Welfare State

UBC Press

From UI to EI examines the history of Canada’s unemployment insurance system and the rights it grants to the unemployed.

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Advocacy Groups

UBC Press

This volume looks at who participates in advocacy groups, which kinds of groups dominate the political agenda, what influence lobbying has on the government, and how to make these groups a more vibrant and accountable part of political life in this country.

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Social Policy and the Ethic of Care

UBC Press

Over the last twenty years, the feminist ethic of care has had a significant impact on the study of ethics and political philosophy. Hankivsky develops the concept of a publicly viable ethic of care, and applies it to several Canadian social policy issues.

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Training the Excluded for Work

Access and Equity for Women, Immigrants, First Nations, Youth, and People with Low Income

UBC Press

In an attempt to redress social inequities in the workplace, the authors examine various kinds of training programs and recommend specific policy initiatives to improve access to these programs.

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