Social Work

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Neighbourhood Houses

Building Community in Vancouver

Foreword by David Hulchanski; Edited by Miu Chung Yan and Sean R. Lauer
UBC Press

Neighbourhood Houses documents how the neighbourhood house model, a century-old type of community organization, can help overcome isolation in urban neighbourhoods by creating welcoming places.

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The Aging–Disability Nexus

UBC Press

The Aging–Disability Nexus explores the complex and competing narratives we create about aging and disability, providing fresh perspectives on how these markers interact with each other and with other indicators of power and difference.

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Putting Family First

Migration and Integration in Canada

Edited by Harald Bauder
UBC Press

Putting Family First challenges the conventional view of settlement and integration as an individual process driven largely by the labour market, placing the family at the centre of the successful immigrant experience.

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No Home in a Homeland

Indigenous Peoples and Homelessness in the Canadian North

UBC Press

Through personal accounts and analysis of historical trends, No Home in the Homeland documents the spread of homelessness in the North, what it reveals about colonialism and its legacies, and the limitations of existing policies and programs.

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Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect

Ageism, Risk, and the Rhetoric of Rights in the Mistreatment of Older People

UBC Press

Drawing on twenty years of original, interdisciplinary research, Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect explores how and why the mistreatment of older people became known as “elder abuse and neglect” and the consequences of this designation.

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Queering Social Work Education

UBC Press

The first book of its kind in North America, this collection of original works promises to transform the future of social work education by equipping scholars and students with a new appreciation of queer strengths and experiences.

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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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Who Is Bob_34?

Investigating Child Cyberpornography

UBC Press

Researchers Francis Fortin and Patrice Corriveau investigate the clandestine world of child cyberpornography to understand who produces, exchanges, and consumes pedo-pornographic images.

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Father Involvement in Canada

Diversity, Renewal, and Transformation

Edited by Jessica Ball and Kerry Daly
UBC Press

Exploring the diverse roles fathers play in their children’s lives, Father Involvement in Canada provides a timely synopsis of current knowledge while challenging many long-held assumptions about fatherhood.

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Reimagining Intervention in Young Lives

Work, Social Assistance, and Marginalization

UBC Press

Documents the experience of poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and intervention, and their effects on young people’s lives and social networks.

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