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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.
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 ...
Using research to influence family services and policies: issues and challenges
(Policy Press, 2012-07)
There is growing national and international interest in the ways that research might influence policy and practice. The 4 articles in the Open Space section of this journal issue discuss how research is used to inform ...
Knowledge Mobilization and Social Innovation are Integral Components of Innovation Strategies to Leverage Investments in Higher Education
This knowledge synthesis examines how investments in higher education research and development can be leveraged through social innovation and knowledge mobilization as integral components of innovation strategies that ...
Race and Gender Impacts Women in Poverty
Lone mother families experience poverty as a result of specific factors such as race and gender. These factors disadvantage them in society and calls for further studies to find solutions.
Racialized Groups Are Harshly Impacted by More Flexible Work Standards
Neoliberal reforms to employment standards have allowed for more flexible terms of work. These changes have a severe impact on racialized groups, making work and financial security unstable.