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Victimology: A Canadian Perspective
Victimology: A Canadian Perspective
By Jo-Anne M. Wemmers
Written by one of the world’s leading experts on victimology, this book is designed to offer a broad introduction to the subject.
Published May 2017
Counseling Diversity in Context
Counseling Diversity in Context
By Jason Brown

Divided into two parts, the book provides a structural understanding of the context in which cross-cultural counseling takes place, and a model, informed by intersectional analysis, to support counselors in playing a more activist role in helping to change that context.

Published Mar 2017
Criminalization, Representation, Regulation: Thinking Differently about Crime
Criminalization, Representation, Regulation: Thinking Differently about Crime
Edited by Deborah Brock, Amanda Glasbeek, and Carmela Murdocca
This book draws on Foucault's concept of governmentality as a lens to analyze and critique how crime is understood, reproduced, and challenged.
Published Sep 2014
Racialization, Crime, and Criminal Justice in Canada
Racialization, Crime, and Criminal Justice in Canada
By Wendy Chan and Dorothy Chunn
Race still matters in Canada, and in the context of crime and criminal justice, it matters a lot. In this book, the authors focus on the ways in which racial minority groups are criminalized,
as well as the ways in which the Canadian criminal justice system is racialized.
Published Apr 2014
Activism and Social Change: Lessons for Community Organizing, Second Edition
Activism and Social Change: Lessons for Community Organizing, Second Edition
By Eric Shragge
Drawing on over thirty years of experience in community development practice, Eric Shragge offers a unique historical perspective on activism, linking various forms of local organizing to the broader goal of fundamental social change.
Published May 2013
Learning to Change Lives: The Strategies and Skills Learning and Development Approach
Learning to Change Lives: The Strategies and Skills Learning and Development Approach
By A. Ka Tat Tsang

Aimed at clinical practitioners, mental health professionals, social workers, and other human service professionals, this book can be used as a manual by practitioners and as a textbook for courses and training programs.

Published Mar 2013
Changing Politics of Canadian Social Policy, Second Edition
Changing Politics of Canadian Social Policy, Second Edition
By James J. Rice and Michael J. Prince

Changing Politics of Canadian Social Policy is a one-of-a-kind resource in the fields of political science and social work.

Published Mar 2013
Fields of Play: An Ethnography of Children's Sports
Fields of Play: An Ethnography of Children's Sports
By Noel Dyck
Bridging anthropology, sport studies, and childhood studies, Fields of Play offers a rich understanding of an area that has, to date, garnered relatively little attention by social scientists.

Published Oct 2012
Linguistically Appropriate Practice: A Guide for Working with Young Immigrant Children
Linguistically Appropriate Practice: A Guide for Working with Young Immigrant Children
By Roma Chumak-Horbatsch
This path-breaking book provides a convincing argument for the importance of children's home languages and the benefits of dual- and multi-language learning.
Published Sep 2012
Social Work, Social Justice, and Human Rights: A Structural Approach to Practice, Second Edition
Social Work, Social Justice, and Human Rights: A Structural Approach to Practice, Second Edition
By Colleen Lundy
The second edition of this popular social work practice text more fully addresses the connection between social justice and human rights.
Published Nov 2011