Publications

The central goal of Memorial’s Strategic Research Intensity Plan (2014-2020) is to increase Memorial’s scholarly dissemination by its faculty members in forms that are appropriate to each discipline.

The School of Social Work has been working toward this goal and proudly announces the following rescent publications from faculty and staff. For additional information, or to correspond with the authors, visit the Faculty and Staff pages.

 

2018

Gorman R. & LeFrançois BA. 2018. Mad studies. In BMZ. Cohen (Ed.). Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health. London: Routledge

Klein RA. 2018.  Dreams and Realities: A Critical Look at the Cruise Ship Industry.  In S. Gmelch & A. Kaul (Eds.) Tourists and Tourism: A Reader, Third Edition.  Illinois, USA: Waveland Press Inc

Teye-kau M, Tenkorang EY. & Adjei PB. 2018. Revisting the Housing-Health Relationship for HIV-Positive Persons: Qualitative Evidence from the Lower Manya Krobo District, Ghana.  Qualitative Health Research. DOI: 10.1177/1049732318764646

2017

Adjei PB, Mullings D, Baffoe M, Quaicoe L, Abdul-Rahman L, Shears V. & Shari Fitzgerald. 2018. The Fragility of Goodness”: Black Parents’ Perspective about Raising Children in Toronto, Winnipeg, and St. John’s of Canada. Journal of Public Child Welfare DOI: 10.1080/15548732.2017.1401575

Ellenbogen S. 2017. An alternative model of community service learning: Students, community, and Instructors learning from each other. Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning. 7(3): 315-330

Gustafson DL, Parsons JE, Meaney P. & Winsor C. 2017. There is nothing wrong with me. I am a product of your system. Mental health and lone mothers in Newfoundland. In N Kaplan Myrth and L Hanson (Eds). Much madness, divinest sense. Lawrencetown, NS: Pottersfield Press

Issahaku PA. 2017. Correlates of Intimate Partner Violence in Ghana. SAGE Open. 7(2): 1-14

Issahaku PA. 2017. An investigation of factors that influence the academic performance of undergraduate students of public universities in Ghana. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. 8(3): 259-266

Klein R. 2017. Representation without taxation: The power and politics of the cruise industry. In RK Dowling and C Weeden (Eds) Cruise Ship Tourism, 2nd Edition pp 57-71 Wallingford, UK: CABI

Klein R, Lueck M. & Poulston J. 2017. Passengers and Risk: Health, Wellbeing, and Liability. In RK Dowling and C Weeden (Eds) Cruise Ship Tourism, 2nd Edition pp 106-123 Wallingford, UK: CABI

Lund DE, Holmes K, Hanson A, Sitter KC, Scott D. & Grain K. 2017. Exploring duoethnography in graduate research courses. In J Norris and RD Sawyer (Eds) Theorizing Curriculum Studies, Teacher Education and Research through Duoethnographic Pedaogy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Mullings DV. 2017. Anti-Black racism in social work education: A story about the master’s tools. In O Clerge, F Gooding Jr., M Harris and S Sellers (Eds) Stories from the front: How higher education faculty of color overcome and thrive in the academy. New York, USA:Rowman & Littlefield

Sitter KC. 2017. Taking a closer look at photovoice as a participatory action research method. Journal of Progressive Human Services. 28(1): 36-48

Smith CBR. 2017. Direct Action and Drug-Related Harm. The Scientific Pages of Addiction and Rehabilitation. 1(1): 1-10

2016

Adjei PB. 2016 (online). The (Em)bodiment of Blackness in a Visceral Anti-Black Racism and Ableism Context. Race Ethnicity and Education/Whiteness Studieshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13613324.2016.1248821

Al-Krenawi A. & Kimberley D. 2016. Palestinian youth and their families: Paradoxes of resilience in thecultural and sociopolitical context of, conflict, stress and trauma in the Middle East. In J Merrick (Ed). Public Health: Some International Aspects. Nova Science Publishers Inc. Hauppauge, NY

Dutta D. & Klein RA. 2016. Adaptation and Acculturation among New Canadians. In A Al-Krenawi, J Graham and N Habibov (Eds) Diversity and Social Work in Canada pp 191-219.Oxford University Press, Ontario, Canada

Gustafson DL, Swan T, Gillingham B. & Parsons JE. 2016. Complexities of negotiating power when reconstructing stories about lone mothers. Journal of Woman and Social Work. 31(3) 303-316

Gustafson DL, Parsons JE, Meaney P. & Winsor C. 2016. There is nothing wrong with me. I am a product of your system. Mental health and lone mothers in Newfoundland. In N Kaplan Myrth and L Hanson (Eds). Much madness, divinest sense. Pottersfield Press. Lawrencetown, NS

Hudson A, Wekerle C, Goldstein AL, Ellenbogen S, Waechter R, Thompson K. & Stewart SH. 2017. Gender Differences in Emotion-Mediated Pathways from Childhood Sexual Abuse to Problem Drinking in Adolescents in the Child Welfare System. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma. 10(1): 19-28

Issahaku PA. 2016. Intimate partner violence: the controlling behaviours of men towards women in Northern Ghana. Ghana Social Science Journal. 13(1): 66-93

Issahaku PA. 2016. Policy suggestions for combating domestic violence in West Africa. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. 36(1/2): 66-85

Klein RA. 2016. Safety, Security, Health and Social Responsibility. In A. Papathanassis (Ed) Cruise Business Development: Safety, Product Design and Human Capital pp. 3-15 Springer International Publishing Switzerland

Klein RA. 2016. Crime at Sea: A Comparison of Crime on Carnival Cruise Lines, 2007-2011. In A. Papathanassis (Ed) Cruise Business Development: Safety, Product Design and Human Capital. pp. 17-28. Springer International Publishing Switzerland

Klein RA. & Sitter KC. 2016. Troubled Seas: The Politics of Activism Related To The Cruise Industry. Tourism in Marine Environments. 11(2-3): 147-19

Mullings DV, Morgan A. & Kere Quelleng H. 2016. Canada the great white North where anti-Black racism thrives: Kicking down the doors and exposing the realities. Phylon: The Clark Atlanta University Review of Race and Culture. 53(1): 20-41

Mullings, DV.2016. Caring for older Black LGBTQ people: A new challenge for the social work profession. In S Hillock and N Mulé (Eds) Queering social work. UBC Press, Vancouver, BC

Nusbaum E. & Sitter KC. 2016. Disrupting the able-bodied normativity of shared power in the Duoethnographic process: A critical, disability studies lens. Critical Questions in Education. 7(3): 289-301

Sitter KC. & Curnew A. 2016. The application of social media in social work community practice. Social Work Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2015.113157

Sitter KC. & Curnew A. 2016. Social media and social work: How effective is it? Cartoon Abstracts, Science, Taylor and Francis, 21

Sitter KC. 2016. Social work with women in Canada. In S Hick and J Stokes (Eds.). Social Work in Canada: An Introduction 4th Edition pp 242-271 Thompson Publishing, Toronto

Sitter KC, Wideman G, Furey J, Gosine K. & Skanes C. 2016. Social Wok, Gerontology, and the Arts: A Creative Approach to Teaching Undergraduate Social Work Students. LEARNing Landscapes. 10(1): 271 – 287

Smith CBR. 2016. Harm Reduction Hipsters: Socio-Spatial-Political Displacement and the Gentrification of Public Health. In C Smith and Z Marshall (Eds) Critical Approaches to Harm Reduction: Conflict, Institutionalization, (De-) Politicization, and Direct Action pp 209- 229 Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc

Smith CBR. 2016. “About nothing without us”: A comparative analysis of autonomous organizing and activism among people with lived experience of illicit substance use and psychiatrization in Canada. Intersectionalities: A Global Journal of Social Work Analysis, Research, Polity, and Practice, 5(2), Special Issue: ‘Mad Studies: Intersections with Disability Studies, Social Work and Mental Health. 5(3): 82-109

Smith CBR, French R, Moores L and Sheppard S. 2016. Faculty-Student-Service User Collaboration in Community-based Action Research Regarding Service User Involvement in Mental Health and Addiction Policy. Peer Reviewed Proceedings: Atlantic University Teaching Showcase. St. John’s, NL: Memorial University. 19: 60-75

LeFrançois BA.2016. Preface. In J. Russo and A. Sweeney (Eds.). Searching for a Rose Garden: Challenging Psychiatry, Fostering Mad Studies. Wayastone Leys, England: PCCS Books

LeFrançois BA. 2016. Why New Brunswick Should Not Legislate Community Treatment Orders: A Fact Sheet. Report prepared for the New Brunswick Department of Health, May 25, 2016, Fredericton, New Brunswick

LeFrançois BA. 2016. La raison pourquoi le Nouveau-Brunswick ne devrait pas légiférer sur les ordonnances de traitment en milieu communautaire: Fiche Discriptive. Rapport compilé pour le department de santé en Nouveau-Brunswick, le 25 mai, 2016, Frédericton, Nouveau-Brunswick

Smith, CBR. & Z Marshall. 2016. Critical Approaches to Harm Reduction: Conflict, Institutionalization, (De-) Politicization, and Direct Action. Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc

Smith CBR. 2016. Addiction, Modernity and the City: A Users’ Guide to Urban Space. Advances in Sociology Series, #163 New York. Routhledge

2015

Adjei PB. 2015. Adinkra Symbols of Ghana. In MJ Shujaa and KJ Shujaa (eds). The SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America. pp. 4-70. Thousand Oaks: SAGE publication

Ellenbogen S, Trocme N. & Wekerle C. 2015. An exploratory study of physical abuse related shame, guilt and blame in a sample of adolescents receiving child protective services: Links to maltreatment, anger, and aggression. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. 24: 532 -551

Ellenbogen S, Calame R, Parker K, Finne J. & Trocme N. 2015. Description and preliminary investigation of Family TIES (Training in Essential Skills), a strategy for treating youth aggression and related problems in a social services agency. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health. 8(2): 231-240

Hair HJ. 2015. Supervision conversation about social justice and social work practice. Journal of Social Work. 15 (4): 349-370

Issahaku PA. 2015. Health implications of partner violence against women in Ghana. Violence and Victims. 30(2): 250-264

Issahaku PA. 2015. Policy suggestions for combating domestic violence in West Africa. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy. 36(1/2): 66-85

Kimberley D. 2015. Compromised cognitive functioning in concurrent disordered parents: Implications for aboriginal children, foster care, mental health and addictions. In R Neckoway and K Brownlee (Eds) Child welfare in rural remote areas with Canada’s First Nations Peoples: Selected Readings. Lakehead University

Kimberley D. 2015. Aboriginal Children in need of out of home care: opportunities and imperfect solutions. In R Neckoway and K Brownlee (Eds) Child welfare in rural remote areas with Canada’s First Nations Peoples: Selected Readings. Lakehead University

Mullings DV. 2015. Bridging the learning gap: Cross - cultural learning and teaching through distance. World Journal of Education. 5(2): 1-9

Papathanassis A. & Klein RA. 2015. Introductory Note: 'Long Tail' or 'Fairy Tail'? The case for scientific publishing on cruise," Special Issue on Cruise Research. Journal of Tourism in Marine Environments. 10(3/4): 141-148

Sedziafa AP, Mullings DV, Flood K. & Kutty Y. 2015. Exploring interventions that enhance the health and healthcare access of ethnocultural (racialized) older adults in rural, very small and/ or geographically isolated communities. In S Koehn and M Badger (Eds) Health care equity for ethnic minority older adults (pp 55-67). Vancouver, BC, Gerontology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University

Sitter KC. 2015. Disability, sexual health, and participatory video: Advocating for sexual rights. Cultural and Pedagogical Inquiry. 7(1); 1-15

Sitter KC. & Burke AC. 2015. Praxis with self-advocates: Exploring participatory video as radial incrementalism. Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum. 6(1): 1-11

Sitter KC. 2015. Participatory video analysis in disability research. Disability & Society. 30(6): 910-923

Small S, de Boer C. & Swab M. 2015. Perceived barriers to and facilitators of labour market engagement for individuals with chronic physical illness – Experience with Disability Policy: A systematic review of qualitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports. 13(12): 59-69

de Boer C, Faber B. & Lind D. 2015. Making Ideas Real: An External Assessment report on the Sociology/Social Work Department at redeemer University College

LeFrancois BA. 2015. The meaning of “excellence” in the psychiatrization of our children. Our Voice-Notre Voix. 61: 36-40

Mullings DV. & Anderson W. 2015. Settlement opportunities for newcomers in Labrador West: What are the gaps in services? St. John's, NL: Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador

Mullings DV. 2015. The racial institutionalization of whiteness in contemporary Canadian public policy. In V Watson, D Howard-Wagner and L Spanierman (Eds.) pp 115-140 Unveiling Whiteness in the 21st Century: Global Manifestations. New York, NY: Lexington Books

Sedziafa AP, Mullings DV, Flood K. & Kutty Y. 2015. Exploring interventions that enhance the health and healthcare access of ethnocultural (racialized) older adults in rural, very small and/or geographically isolated communities. In S Koehn and M Badger (Eds.) pp 55-67 Health care equity for ethnic minority older adults. Vancouver, BC: Gerontology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University

Sitter KC.2015. Disability, sexual health, and participatory video: Advocating for sexual rights. Cultural and Pedagogical Inquiry, 7(1).1-15

Sitter KC. & Burke AC. 2015. Praxis with self-advocates: Exploring participatory video as radical incrementalism. Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum, 6(1), Article 6. http://trace.tennessee.edu/catalyst/vol6/iss1/6

Sitter KC. 2015. Participatory video analysis in disability research. Disability & Society, 30(6), 910-923 DOI: 10.1080/09687599.2015.1057319

LeFrançois BA. 2015. Acknowledging the past and challenging the present, in contemplation of the future: Some (un)doings of mad studies, Making Sense of Mad Studies, keynote address, Durham University, United Kingdom

Hair HJ. 2015. Supervision conversations about social justice and social work practice. Journal of Social Work, 15(4), 349–370. doi: 10.1177/1468017314539082

Swan TA. & McConnell SM. 2015. Transformative engagement in LGBTQ student/field instructor relationships. In B. J. O'Neill, T. A. Swan, and N. J. Mulé (Eds), LGBTQ People and Social Work: Intersectional Perpsectives. Toronto, ON: Canadian Scholars Press

Mullings DV. 2015. Bridging the learning gap: Cross-cultural learning and teaching through distance. World Journal of Education, 5(2), 1-9

2014 

Hair HJ. 2014. Power relations in supervision: Preferred practices according to social workers. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 95(2), 107–114. doi: 10.1606/1044-3894.2014.95.14

McConnell SM. 2014. What happens after children tell? A qualitative analysis of narratives of women who as children disclosed intra‑familial sexual abuse (Doctoral dissertation). Memorial University, St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Mullings DV. 2014. The racial institutionalization of whiteness in contemporary Canadian public policy. In Veronica Watson, Deirdre Howard-Wagner and Lisa Spanierman (eds.), Unveiling Whiteness in the 21st Century: Global Manifestations (115-140). New York, NY: Lexington Books. ISBN978-0739192962 (25 pages)

Ellenbogen S, Klein B. & Wekerle C. 2014. Early childhood education as a resilience intervention for maltreated children.Early Child Development and Care. Doi: 10.1080/03004430.2014.916076

Ellenbogen S,  Calame R, Parker K, Finne J. & Trocmé N. 2014. Treating youth aggression and related problems in a social services agency. In M. F. Taylor, J. A. Pooley & J. Merrick (Eds.), Adolescence: Places and Spaces (pp. 161-174). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-61942-840-9 (e-book); 978-1-61942-831-7 (hardcover).

Burstow, B, LeFrançois BA. & Diamond S. 2014. Psychiatry Disrupted: Theorizing Resistance and Crafting the (R)evolution. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

LeFrançois BA. & Coppock V. 2014. Special Issue of Children & Society: Psychiatrised Children and their Rights: Global Perspective. 

LeFrançois BA. & Diamond S. 2014. Queering the sociology of diagnosis: Children and the constituting of ‘mentally ill’ subjects. CAOS: The Journal of Critical Anti-Oppressive Social Inquiry, 1, 39-61

Burstow B. &LeFrançois BA. 2014. Impassioned praxis: An introduction to theorizing resistance to psychiatry. In B. Burstow, B.A. LeFrançois and S. Diamond (2014). Psychiatry Disrupted: Theorizing Resistance and Crafting the (R)evolution. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press

LeFrançois BA. & Coppock V. 2014. Psychiatrised children and their rights: Starting the conversation. Children & Society, 28, 3, 165-171

LeFrançois BA. 2014. Voluntary commitment. In A. Scull (Ed.). Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness: An A-to-Z Guide. Los Angeles: Sage Publications

van Daalen-Smith C, Adam S, Breggin P. & LeFrançois BA. 2014. The utmost discretion: How presumed prudence leaves children susceptible to electroshock. Children & Society, 28, 3, 205-217

Dei G. & Adjei PB. 2014. Emerging Perspectives in African Development: Speaking Differently. New York: Peter Lang (220 pages)

Adjei PB.2014. Toward an Ontological and Epistemological Understanding of Indigenous African Process of Conflicts and Disputes Mediations and Settlements (CADMAS” In G. Dei and P. Adjei (eds). Emerging Perspectives on ‘African Development’: Speaking Differently. (pp.38-62) New York: Peter Lang

Dei G. & Adjei PB. 2014. Emerging Perspectives on ‘African Development’: An Introduction. In G. Dei and P. Adjei (eds). Emerging Perspectives on ‘African Development’: Speaking Differently. (pp.1-15)New York: Peter Lang

 

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