Book Title: Understanding Homelessness in Canada

Subtitle: From the Street to the Classroom

Authors: Kristy Buccieri; James Davy; Cyndi Gilmer; and Nicole Whitmore

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Book Description: Have you ever wondered about why homelessness exists in Canada? This book brings together lived experience representation and the most recent research to explore homelessness in Canada, from a range of different perspectives. Readers are challenged to think about homelessness from various academic viewpoints, including the fields of Indigenous and Canadian Studies, Mental Health and Public Health Studies, Population Studies, Social Sciences, and Health Sciences. The authors pose seemingly simple questions and then, through the use of real life scenarios, embedded interview videos, artwork, and interactive activities, demonstrate how the answers are actually rather complex. "Understanding Homelessness in Canada: From the Street to the Classroom" is a must-read for Canadians everywhere.

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Book Description

Have you ever wondered about why homelessness exists in Canada? This book brings together lived experience representation and the most recent research to explore homelessness in Canada, from a range of different perspectives. Readers are challenged to think about homelessness from various academic viewpoints, including the fields of Indigenous and Canadian Studies, Mental Health and Public Health Studies, Population Studies, Social Sciences, and Health Sciences. The authors pose seemingly simple questions and then, through the use of real life scenarios, embedded interview videos, artwork, and interactive activities, demonstrate how the answers are actually rather complex. ‚ÄúUnderstanding Homelessness in Canada: From the Street to the Classroom‚ÄĚ is a must-read for Canadians everywhere.

Authors

Kristy Buccieri; James Davy; Cyndi Gilmer; and Nicole Whitmore

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Understanding Homelessness in Canada Copyright © 2022 by Kristy Buccieri, James Davy, Cyndi Gilmer, and Nicole Whitmore is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Subject

Housing and homelessness

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Title
Understanding Homelessness in Canada
Authors
Kristy Buccieri; James Davy; Cyndi Gilmer; and Nicole Whitmore
Contributors
Stephanie Vasko; Stephanie Ferguson; James Bailey; and Joshua Andrews
License

Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

Understanding Homelessness in Canada Copyright © 2022 by Kristy Buccieri, James Davy, Cyndi Gilmer, and Nicole Whitmore is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Primary Subject
Housing and homelessness
Additional Subject(s)
Health, illness and addiction: social aspects, Poverty and precarity, Care of people with mental health issues, Offences against public health, safety, order, Gender studies: ‚Äėtrans‚Äô, transgender people and gender variance, Child welfare and youth services, Emergency services, Human rights, civil rights
Publication Date
February 24, 2022