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Ethnic Groups and Marital Choices

Ethnic History and Marital Assimilation, in Canada 1871 and 1971

UBC Press

This first detailed comparative study of ethno-religious intermarriage provides the background for understanding the dynamics of intermarriage in a culturally pluralistic society like Canada.

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Professional Child and Youth Care, Second Edition

UBC Press

The book covers a spectrum of key concerns within the field of child and youth care in Canada, and presents an analysis that spans a variety of program areas.

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Child Abuse and Child Abusers

Protection and Prevention

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on both research and practice, this book provides a comprehensive picture of the success, fairness and significance of child protection services for children, parents and individuals. It approaches the problem of child abuse from the various perspectives of those affected (abused children and young people, parents and professionals).

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Natural Women, Cultured Men

A Feminist Perspective on Sociological Theory

UBC Press

This book examines the work of the classical social theorists -- Durkheim, Weber, Marx, Engels and Freud -- from a feminist perspective.

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Language Development in Children with Disability and Special Needs

Performative Communication

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This guide offers a programme to encourage language acquisition, and teach the child to use appropriate language and communication in differing situations. The author's early intervention programmes are widely practised in Sweden, and are based on the belief that language and communication develop as a key part of the child's overall development.

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The Domestic Assault of Women

Psychological and Criminal Justice Perspectives

UBC Press

Argues that only by understanding the psychology of both the aggressors and the victims of wife assault can we generate informed social and criminal justice policy.

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Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this book, case studies are presented to illustrate the functioning of community care to provide services for people with learning difficulties/disabilities and with intellectual and multiple disabilities. Further chapters give consideration to the issues concerned with the promotion of independent living.

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Raising Responsible Teenagers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Raising Responsible Teenagers combines comprehensive discussion about child development with practical advice on parenting styles and discipline techniques. Each stage of child development is discussed, creating a picture of where the child 'is at' on entering adolescence.

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Storymaking and Creative Groupwork with Older People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Paula Crimmens shows that working with older people can be made exciting and stimulating by using storymaking as a basis. Echoing the oral tradition of mankind, the book shows how to use a variety of traditional stories - including myths, folk tales and fairy stories - to work creatively with older people, particularly in groups.

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Special Diets for Special Kids

Understanding and Implementing Special Diets to Aid in the Treatment of Autism and Related Developmental Disorders

Future Horizons

Lewis explains how and why to implement a dietary intervention strategy for children and adults with autism. Drawing on her own success with removing gluten and casein from her son's diet, she answers the questions parents and professionals may have about choosing a dietary intervention. She provides over 150 recipes to get started on the diet.

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Sexuality and Women with Learning Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this study of women learning disabilities, Michelle McCarthy investigates how these women experience their sexual lives, basing her research on interviews with the women themselves. She argues the importance of informing the work of those responsible at research, practice and policy levels with the voices of people with learning disabilities.

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The Forgotten Mourners

Guidelines for Working with Bereaved Children Second Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Children have long been the "forgotten mourners". This new and revised edition raises awareness of the sensitive issues involved for bereaved children, highlighting their needs and their emotional and behavioural responses when a bereavement occurs.

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When I'm Away From Home

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

When I'm Away From Home is a workbook designed to provide specific information about the individual care requirements of a disabled child for anyone responsible for their care. It includes the child's medical and physical needs, their daily routine and a section which they can fill in themselves about their personality, preferences and habits.

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Early Childhood Care and Education in Canada

Past, Present, and Future

UBC Press

Larry Prochner and Nina Howe reflect the variation within the field by bringing together a multidisciplinary group of experts to address key issues in the field.

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Families, Labour and Love

Family Diversity in a Changing World

UBC Press

A sociological analysis of family life in three “settler” societies: Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

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My Social Stories Book

Illustrated by Sean McAndrew; Edited by Abbie Leigh White and Carol Gray
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The now-classic approach to teaching social and life skills to children on the autism spectrum contains over 150 stories that take children step by step through basic activities and difficult experiences, from taking a bath to goint to school for the first time.

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Immigration Controls, the Family and the Welfare State

A Handbook of Law, Theory, Politics and Practice for Local Authority, Voluntary Sector and Welfare State Workers and Legal Advisors

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this comprehensive handbook Steve Cohen examines the law, including the 1999 Immigration and Asylum Act, as it applies to the relationship between issues of welfare, immigration control and refugee status, giving pointers for good practice. The practical application of the law is illustrated with a wealth of case studies.

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Gender in the Legal Profession

Fitting or Breaking the Mould

UBC Press

A thoughtful analysis of the causes and implications of the gendered structure of the legal profession in Canada and elsewhere.

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Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School

Educating Students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome and Related Conditions

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Topics such as finding the right school, curriculum modifications, and social and emotional issues experienced by children with NLD are covered. The bulk of the book outlines specific teaching strategies, from how to deal with essay questions, to tips on helping the student master long division and ideas for improving reading comprehension.

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Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities

Characteristics, Diagnosis and Treatment within an Educational Setting

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author provides an overview of the opinions expressed about NLD. She describes the cognitive, psychometric, socio-emotional and visual aspects, and also discusses how it can be diagnosed and how it associates itself with other conditions. She concludes by suggesting practical treatment strategies that can be applied at home and in school.

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