Doing Anti-Oppressive Social Work, 4th ed.
Rethinking Theory and Practice
This book continues the strong tradition of three editions but adds new issues and cutting-edge critical reflection of anti-oppressive practice.
Kaandossiwin, 2nd Edition
How We Come to Know: Indigenous Re-Search Methodologies
Kaandossiwin renders Indigenous research methodologies visible and helps to guard other ways of knowing from colonial repression in academia.
Racism and Colonial Violence in the Helping Professions
Racism is normalized as benevolence in the helping professions of education, social work, public health and justice. What might it look like to transform these professions with anti-racist education and a serious reckoning with colonial history?
This book acknowledges the equity work BIPOC staff do in all institutions as both a burden and a survival mechanism, then explores how this necessary work be done in a less harmful way.
Critical Social Work Praxis
A cutting-edge critical social work textbook that unites social work theory with practice.
Fight to Win
Inside Poor People’s Organizing
The first full length book on the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, one of Canada’s most significant poor people’s activist organizations.
Africentric Social Work
The first of its kind in Canada, this book provides an invaluable resource for students and practitioners alike by presenting a dynamic approach to African-centred service provision that is ethical and culturally relevant.
ohpikinâwasowin / Growing a Child
Implementing Indigenous Ways of Knowing with Indigenous Families
Western theory and practice is over represented in the child welfare services for Indigenous peoples, not the other way around. Contributors to this edited collection subvert the long-held, colonial relationship between iyiniw (Cree or nēhiyaw) peoples and the systems of child welfare in Canada.
Everyday Violence in the Lives of Youth
Speaking Out and Pushing Back
Working with Indigenous, queer, immigrant and homeless youth across Canada, this five-year Youth-based Participatory Action Research project used art to explore the many ways that structural violence harms youth, destroying hope, optimism, a sense of belonging and a connection to civil society. However, recognizing that youth are not merely victims, Everyday Violence in the Lives of Youth also examines the various ways youth respond to and resist this violence to preserve their dignity, well-being and inclusion in society.
Not a New Problem
Violence in the Lives of Disabled Women
Contributors to Not a New Problem examine the experiences of Canadian women with disabilities, the need for improved access to services and the ways this violence is exacerbated by and intersects with gender, sexuality, Indigeneity, race, ethnicity and class.