Sociology

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Corporate Power and Canadian Capitalism

UBC Press

Challenging standard dependency theory, William Carroll argues from empirical evidence that Canada's financial-industrial elite have maintained and consolidated their competitive position at the centre of an inter-corporate network.

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Ethics and Aging

The Right to Live, the Right to Die

UBC Press

This book reflects the complexity of ethical questions, but develops them in relation to a single general theme: that of the involvement of the elderly in the design of social policy and the research which affects them.

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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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Storymaking in Bereavement

Dragons Fight in the Meadow

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this book the author reflects on the processes of grief and more than 50 folk tales are included. The ancient stories vividly convey mankind's struggle with death and loss, the despair and hope, with bitterness and love. The use of stories in therapy is explained, specifically bereavement counselling through storymaking.

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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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