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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

Criminalizing Race, Criminalizing Poverty

Welfare Fraud Enforcement in Canada

The criminalization and penalization of poverty through increased surveillance and control of welfare recipients in recent years has led many poverty advocates to claim that “a war against … ; 102 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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Kaandossiwin, 2nd Edition

How We Come to Know Indigenous re-Search Methodologies

Indigenous methodologies have been silenced and obscured by the Western scientific means of knowledge production. In a challenge to this colonialist rejection of Indigenous knowledge, Anishinaabe … 369 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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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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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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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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Preface

From: Kaandossiwin, 2nd Edition

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In the Preface, Kathleen Absolon reflects on the creation of the second edition of Kaandossiwin. I present this second edition as an offering to those who themselves are knowledge seekers and … 4 $0.40 Add