Health & Well-Being

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Shelter in a Storm

Revitalizing Feminism in Neoliberal Ontario

UBC Press

Drawing on the experiences of three YWCA women’s shelters in Ontario, this book exposes the dangers for women that are embedded in government neoliberal policies and reveals how feminism can counteract this pervasive ideology.

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Dad's Not All There Any More

A comic about dementia

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

An insightful and gently humorous comic about one family's experience.

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The Embroidered Cancer Comic

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

An unflinchingly funny embroidered comic about the rarely discussed effects of cancer treatment on sex life.

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The Way of the Five Seasons

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

An engaging guide that brings the ancient wisdom of the Five Element model to life in ways that are practically applicable to modern living.

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Ollie and the Magic Workshop

By Alison Knowles; Illustrated by Sophie Wiltshire
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Trauma is Really Strange

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

A science-based medical graphic book explaining trauma, its effects on our psychology and physiology, and what to do about it.

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What the Hell Happened to My Brain?

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This much-anticipated book from prolific blogger and dementia advocate Kate Swaffer will challenge common assumptions about dementia and highlight the key issues that impact on those living with the diagnosis.

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A Town Called Asbestos

Environmental Contamination, Health, and Resilience in a Resource Community

UBC Press

In A Town Called Asbestos, a mining town’s proud and painful history is unearthed to reveal the challenges a small resource community faced in a globalized world.

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Disability Politics and Care

The Challenge of Direct Funding

UBC Press

Disability Politics and Care documents what happens when people with disabilities take control of home care services and explores key debates around the notion of “care.”

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