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Mass Media Can Be an Unfair Space to Engage Public Debate
Mass media, including newspapers, are a popular forum for deliberative democracy. However, there needs to be some caution with the media. They should offer a fair and balanced space for public debate on issues like our ...
Eating Disorders Are Experienced Differently According to Culture
Treatment and research must address difference in order to support racialized and ethnic women with eating disorders. For many, working on family relationships is essential. Family attitudes and actions impact the way many ...
Tsunamis Cannot Be Predicted Based on the Past
At present, there are no patterns that can be used to predict when a tsunami will occur.
Work-oriented Welfare Programs Exclude Single Mothers from the Benefits of Paid Work
Single mothers are excluded from the benefits of paid work in both the economic market and state welfare programs. This is because both the market and the state have merged into one single social space. As a result, they ...
Homelessness Leads to Poor Health in York Region
Homeless and at-risk people in York Region have fair or poor physical and mental health. Affordability and lack of health coverage are the most common reasons why homeless and at-risk people have inadequate access to healthcare.
Climate Change and Air Quality
The climate in Ontario has changed between 1979 and 2007. Climate change can have an impact on air quality.
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.
Boredom and Gambling: How are They Related?
A form of boredom proneness that is related to a need for excitement predicts non-chronic, less severe gambling problems. This form of boredom proneness predicted gambling problems even after considering the impact of ...
Homelessness Is a Symptom of Poverty and Government Failure
Homelessness, most of the time, is not a choice or the result of mental illness – rather homelessness is caused by a lack of income and housing. Homelessness therefore should be seen as a social, not an individual, problem.
D.R.P.I. Promotes and Protects the Rights of People with Disabilities Through Monitoring
D.R.P.I. is working to protect and promote the rights of people with disabilities through monitoring.