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New Brunswick Before Equal Opportunity Program: History Through a Social Work Lens
New Brunswick Before Equal Opportunity Program: History Through a Social Work Lens
By Laurel Lewey, Louis J. Richard and Linda M. Turner

New Brunswick Before Equal Opportunity highlights the experiences and observations of some of the earliest social workers in New Brunswick.

Available Jul 2018
The Wetiko Legal Principles: Cree and Anishinabek Responses to Violence and Victimization
The Wetiko Legal Principles: Cree and Anishinabek Responses to Violence and Victimization
By Hadley Friedland
Foreword by John Borrows

In The Wetiko Legal Principles, Hadley Friedland explores how the concept of a wetiko can be used to address the unspeakable happenings that endanger the lives of many Indigenous children.

Available Jan 2018
Understanding the Social Economy: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition
Understanding the Social Economy: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition
By Jack Quarter, Laurie Mook, and Ann Armstrong

The second edition of Understanding the Social Economy expands upon the authors’ ground-breaking examination of organizations founded upon a social mission – social enterprises, non-profits, co-operatives, credit unions, and community development associations.

Available Dec 2017
Helter-Shelter: Security, Legality, and an Ethic of Care in an Emergency Shelter
Helter-Shelter: Security, Legality, and an Ethic of Care in an Emergency Shelter
By Prashan Ranasinghe

Helter-Shelter is an ethnographic account of the manner in which an emergency shelter is governed on a daily basis, from the perspective of the personnel who are employed and tasked with providing care.

Published Sep 2017
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
Succeeding Together?: Schools, Child Welfare, and Uncertain Public Responsibility for Abused or Neglected Children
Succeeding Together?: Schools, Child Welfare, and Uncertain Public Responsibility for Abused or Neglected Children
By Kelly Gallagher-Mackay

Succeeding Together? is an institutional ethnography that analyses front-line accounts from mothers, teachers, and child welfare workers to explore the educational issues facing abused and neglected children outside of foster care.

Published Apr 2017
Strengths-Based Child Protection: Firm, Fair, and Friendly
Strengths-Based Child Protection: Firm, Fair, and Friendly
By Carolyn Oliver
Foreword by Andrew Turnell

Strengths-Based Child Protection is the first textbook solely dedicated to furthering strengths-based practices in a child protection setting. Carolyn Oliver provides an original, accessible, and practical research-based model that focuses on the key to success in this field: the worker-client relationship.

Published Apr 2017
Practising Social Work Research: Case Studies for Learning, Second Edition
Practising Social Work Research: Case Studies for Learning, Second Edition
By Rick Csiernik and Rachel Birnbaum

This second edition of Practising Social Work Research comprises twenty-three case studies that illustrate different research approaches, including quantitative, qualitative, single-subject, and mixed methods. Six are new to this edition, and examine research with First Nations, organizing qualitative data, and statistics.

Published Mar 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
Leadership in the Eye of the Storm: Putting Your People First in a Crisis
Leadership in the Eye of the Storm: Putting Your People First in a Crisis
By Bill Tibbo

Leadership in the Eye of the Storm is a practical and inspirational guide that helps professionals create opportunity out of chaos. The book's insights are gleaned from the real life experiences of four North American profiled leaders who successfully navigated the epicenter of their own storms.

Published Sep 2016