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Beyond Shelters

Solutions to Homelessness in Canada from the Front Lines

This book offers essays by experienced shelter managers who address the future of the homeless shelter in Canada. This diverse collection includes contributions by leaders in the homelessness … 256 View
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Critical Social Work Praxis

What we think must inform what we do, argue the editors and authors of this cutting-edge social work textbook. In this innovative, expansive and wide-ranging collection, leading social work … ; ; 592 View
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Decolonizing Equity

Institutions everywhere seem to be increasingly aware of their roles in settler colonialism and anti-Black racism. As such, many racialized workers find themselves tasked with developing equity … ; ; 225 View

Field Excercises

How Veterans are Healing Themselves Through Farming and Outdoor Activities

There are nearly 25 million veterans and active-duty soldiers in North America. Some experts estimate that more than one quarter of these men and women suffer from post-traumatic distress, and … 242 View
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The Shelterscape in Canada

From: Beyond Shelters

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Provides a short history of the homeless shelter sector’s development followed by a description of its current size, shape, and orientations in Canada. Analyzes how homeless shelters have … 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Field Excercises

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Readings in this book consist of case studies of programs that use outdoor activities such as farming and gardening to help veterans cope with PTSD and disability. This reading discusses the … 8 $0.80 Add
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Critical Social Work Praxis

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An introduction to the book. Topics include Understanding Theory – The Importance of Praxis – Organization of the Book – Pedagocial Uses ; ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Pedagogies of Dissent

Meditations on Decolonial Disruptions

From: Decolonizing Equity

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The Forward by OmiSoore Dryden, the James R Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Faculty of Medicine, and the co-lead of the new national organization — The Black Health Education … 9 $0.90 Add
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Section One – Overview of Anti-Oppressive Practice Anti-Oppressive Practice

Roots, Theory, Tensions

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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This chapter defines and gives an overview of anti-oppressive social work practice, and the roots of this concept. 29 $2.90 Add
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Anti-Oppressive Practice

Neoliberalism, Inequality and Change

From: Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

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This chapter looks at some of the broad social, political and economic forces shaping social work practice and workplaces, including globalization, neoliberalism, and managerialism. 25 $2.50 Add
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Marxist Theory for Social Work

Section: Marxist Social Work

From: Critical Social Work Praxis

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This chapter describes some of the key tenets of Marxism, followed by criticisms. The primary focus is Karl Marx’s own writings; when other Marxists are referred to, this is made explicit. ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Opening the Circle

From: Decolonizing Equity

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The Introduction states that the collection’s aim is to centre the knowledge, experiences, and voices of Indigenous, Black, and racialized peoples in articulating a vision for decolonial … ; 6 $0.60 Add
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Shelters and Housing First

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes how Dr. Sam Tsemberis ascertained through his work and research at the famed Bellevue Hospital that chronically homeless people could be stably housed with improved quality of life … 29 $2.90 Add
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Transitioning to Civilian Life and Living with Post-Traumatic Stress

From: Field Excercises

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Readings in this book consist of case studies of programs that use outdoor activities such as farming and gardening to help veterans cope with PTSD and disability. This reading discusses the … 18 $1.80 Add
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Connections Between Nature and Healing

From: Field Excercises

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Readings in this book consist of case studies of programs that use outdoor activities such as farming and gardening to help veterans cope with PTSD and disability. This reading explores the ways … 25 $2.50 Add