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Advancing Critical Financial Literacy with Marginalized Youth
Thinking critically about finance and financial literacy helps people to make genuine financial choices. To be effective, FL teaching methods need to engage youth and value their knowledge. Creative teaching tools that ...
East and Southeast Asian Men and Bathhouses in Toronto
HIV prevention needs to reflect the diverse experiences of gay men at bathhouses, especially those from ethno-racial groups.
The Benefits of Co-creation for Assistive Technology
Knowledge mobilization tools let researchers engage stakeholders earlier in a project. Making stakeholder concerns become the basis for a research question. Thus, research goals can change from being theoretical to practical, ...
Welfare-to-Work Programs Hold a Contradicting Effect on Parents and Their Families' Wellbeing
Social assistance reforms have tried to combat unemployment and poverty by tying welfare benefits to labour. However, welfare-to-work programs offer little gain for parents who have to balance between work and caregiving demands.
How Do Gender Norms Affect Our Risk of HIV?
Youth carry a diverse set of beliefs on HIV risk and responsibility. Prevention and education about sexual health must address gender stereotypes and inequities that are related to HIV.
Should Preventive Detention Be Legal for Repeat Violent Offenders?
PVDO is a proposed method to legally and morally detain dangerous offenders by creating a new offence. People would be tried and convicted of this offence using the usual standards of criminal proof and trial procedures. ...
Mental Health Initiatives Must Be Based Upon the Preferences of Young Adults
Canadian young adults rely more on informal sources of support for mental health, particularly young men. Research and practice need to address young adult’s distinct mental health literacy.
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 ...
Knowledge Mobilization as Design: The Canadian Homelessness Research Network
Researchers do not have to rely on traditional approaches to academic publishing. With changing technologies knowledge mobilizers have an increasing variety of tools. Using ‘design thinking’ can lead to innovative approaches ...