Social Work

Starting points and links for your Social Work research.

Course Readings

Links to Online Readings for this Course: Winter 2017

Beaujot, R., Du, C. J., and Ravanera, Z. (2013). Family policies in Quebec and the rest of Canada: Implications for fertility, child-care, women's paid work, and child development indicators. Canadian Public Policy, 39(2), pp. 221-240.

Bourgeois, S. (2014). Our bodies are our own: Connecting abortion and social policy. Canadian Review of Social Policy 70, pp. 22-33.

Carroll, W.K. and Huxtable, D. (2014). Building capacity for alternative knowledge: The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Canadian Review of Social Policy, 70(1), pp. 93-97.

Challinor, A.E. (2011). Canada’s Immigration Policy: a Focus on human capital. Online Journal of the Migration Policy Institute.

Eidlin, B. (2015). Class vs. Special Interest Labor, power, and politics in the United States and Canada in the twentieth century. Politics & Society, 43(2), pp. 181-211.

Klein, R. (2013). Envisioning Environmental Policy as Social Policy: The Case of the International Cruise Line Industry, In Environmental Policy is Social Policy -  Social Policy as Environmental Policy: Toward Sustainability Policy (ed., I. Wallimann), Springer, New York, pp 181-196. 

Macnaughton, E., Nelson, G., & Goering, P. (2013). Bringing politics and evidence together: Policy entrepreneurship and the conception of the At Home/Chez Soi Housing First Initiative for addressing homelessness and mental illness in Canada. Social Science & Medicine, 82, pp. 100-107.

Mulé, N. J., & Smith, M. (2014). Invisible populations: LGBTQ people and federal health policy in Canada. Canadian Public Administration, 57(2), pp. 234-255.

Peck, J., & Theodore, N. (2012). Follow the policy: A distended case approach. Environment and Planning-Part A, 44(1), pp. 20-21.

Pei, N., Feltham, J., Ford, I., & Schwartz, K. (2015). Best practices for implementing a living wage policy in Canada: Using community-campus partnerships to further the community’s goal. Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning, 1(1), pp. 87 - 105.

Prince, M.J. (2015). Prime Minister as moral crusader: Stephen Harper's punitive turn in social policy-making. Canadian Review of Social Policy, 71(1/2), pp. 53-69.