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Generating Social Change Through Community–Campus Collaboration
In this article, a qualitative case study approach was used to explore the changes that community–campus collaborations stimulate. The authors document the “processes of interaction” (Spaapen & van Drooge, 2011) through ...
Healthy Relationships with Food Do Not Come Easily with Pressures from Work
Food work today is more complex than simply developing better habits. It involves looking at the nature of work today as well as gender relations.
Multilingualism Strengthens Multiculturalism in Local Communities
Institutional spaces like schools provide opportunities for language preservation. They also help redefine integration in community-defined ways. However, many schools offer some resources in the way of ESL classes, but ...
Slavery Still Exists in Modern Business
Slavery is not over; and even though society condemns it, slave labour continues to be used in various companies around the world. Understanding the factors that enable slavery will help formulate solutions.
NAFTA Weakens Regulatory Power of Governments
NAFTA creates a situation where governments have less power to intervene on issues such as obesity, hunger, and public health. This is likely to benefit only the privileged sector of society and harm low-income citizens.
How Can Consumers Make Healthy Eating Choices?
“Nudging” consumers towards healthy food is not fully effective in getting people to eat well. A lack of education or a lack of income play a role in unhealthy food choices.
Type 2 Diabetes in Vulnerable Populations
Diabetes prevention and management needs more advocacy through a network of different health care partners working together. This can also help inform policy that meets the distinct needs of at risk populations for diabetes, ...
Clear Language Summaries Are Tools for Research Outreach and Knowledge Mobilization
Research summaries employing clear language writing and design principles are able to engage a wider audience in university research. This allows for university research and research expertise to be accessible to community ...
The Transition from "Mother-Carer" to "Mother-Worker"
Ontario’s welfare-to-work policy was not shaped by neoliberal reform alone. It was influenced by ideas on “good” mothering, and imposed these values into policy.