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 … 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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White Benevolence

Racism and Colonial Violence in the Helping Professions

When working with Indigenous people, the helping professions —education, social work, health care and justice — reinforce the colonial lie that Indigenous people need saving. In White … ; ; 289 View
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A Foundation for the Social Work Profession

From: Africentric Social Work

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The editors of the volume discuss their experiences in academia, the Eurocentric model of social work, and anti-black racism. ; ; ; ; 25 $2.50 Add
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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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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: White Benevolence

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In the introduction, Amanda Gebhard, Sheelah McLean, and Verna St. Denis make clear their intentions for this collection, which are to elevate critical standpoints on racial inequality in Canada … ; ; 22 $2.20 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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In Our Own Words

This Is the Beginning

From: Africentric Social Work

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In this chapter, all five editors are engaged in a conversation about their social locations, motivations, and the impact of their scholarship in social work education and practice. ; ; ; ; 16 $1.60 Add