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About Face

Essays on Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies of Addiction in Canada

About Face: Essays on Addictions, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies seeks to broaden the conversation around addiction in Canada. Featuring essays by a diverse group of writers, About Face … 424 View
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Africentric Social Work

This edited collection focuses on Africentric social work practice, providing invaluable assistance to undergraduate students in developing foundational skills and knowledge to further their … ; ; ; ; 272 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

Rock Paper Sex

The Oldest Profession in Canada’s Oldest City

St. John’s is known as a flourishing port city, a cultural gem, and popular tourist destination: a picturesque city of pubs and restaurants, music and colourful houses. But a thriving sex … 232 View
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Introduction

From: About Face

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The Introduction outlines the questions that this anthology seeks to answer: Who suffers from addictions in Canada, How can we better understand addictions, What are the steps forward in the … 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The author outlines the incident that began her interest in the voices of sex workers in St. John’s, ands describes the evolution of the project and her interactions with the individuals … 4 $0.40 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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Kicking was the Whole Point

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The firsthand account of a young sex worker in St. Johns Newfoundland named Lori. The chapter includes a discussion of the factors that lead an individual to becoming a sex worker and includes … 8 $0.80 Add
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My Life is Going Up in Smoke

From: About Face

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The essays in the first section of the book discuss substance abuse. These readings include personal accounts of struggles with addiction in all its forms. The authors in these readings come from … 8 $0.80 Add
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Part One Globalization, The State and Shifting Terrains From the Workhouse to Workfare

The Welfare State and Shifting Policy Terrains

From: Restructuring and Resistance

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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