Social Justice

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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

Pursuing Justice Second Edition

An Introduction to Justice Studies

Pursuing justice is daunting. It plays out in a variety of contexts — like the environment, employment, the criminal justice system — and raises tough issues like racism, gender discrimination … 474 View

Someone To Talk To

Care and Control of the Homeless

Someone To Talk To is an empassioned account of life on the mean streets of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Homeless and near-homeless persons recount in agonizing detail their experiences … 135 View
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Defining Justice

From: Pursuing Justice Second Edition

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Objectives Studying Justice Rules for the Study of Justice The Interdisciplinary Nature of the Study of Justice Multiple and Changing Definitions of Justice So How Does the Law Fit into the Study … 26 $2.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Someone To Talk To

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Introduction

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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Homelessness and the Welfare State

The Welfare State in Historical Perspective

From: Someone To Talk To

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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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Context and Method

The Downtown Eastside of Vancouver

From: Someone To Talk To

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Advocacy Centre

From: Beyond Shelters

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Proposes that, while continuing to deliver essential services to men and women in states of emergency and providing assistance in finding and keeping housing, homeless shelters are well placed to … 19 $1.90 Add
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Pathways to Homelessness, Backgrounds and Histories

From: Someone To Talk To

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Agent of Social Integration

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes the history of Montreal’s Old Brewery Mission (an 125 year old shelter) and how it is working in concert with local psychiatric teams and housing agencies to create multiple and … 19 $1.90 Add
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Conclusion

From: Someone To Talk To

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Fighting Institutional Racism

Institutional Racism Land and Housing Public Policy Reparations Voting Affirmative Action At Work At School Health Care The Police The Criminal / Legal System Religion Foreign Policy Envrionmental Justice

From: Uprooting Racism

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The following chapters examine ways racism plays out in some of our major institutions during this period of neoliberal capitalism. Each institution mentioned here reinforces others and … 85 $8.50 Add
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The Social Emergency Room

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes how the medical emergency model is being used to treat the social emergency a homeless person faces; triaging newly homeless people and helping them reconnect to housing and services in … 12 $1.20 Add
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Homes, Jobs and Friends

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes what how homeless shelters should be assisting homless people in three areas: finding a home, preparing for work, and developing friendships. Analyzes how the Gateway Shelter (Salvation … 16 $1.60 Add