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The School of Social Work proundly announces the following publications from faculty and staff. Citations are provided, in addition to downloads and/or links.

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

LeFrançois, B.A. and Coppock, V. (2014). Special Issue of Children & Society: Pschiatrised Children and their Rights: Global Perspective. Http://

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

LeFrançois, B.A. (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. and LeFrançois, B.A. (2014). The utmost discretion: How presumed prudence leaves children susceptible to electroshock. Children & Society, 28, 3, 205-217.

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

Adjei, P.B. (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, P.B. (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



Adjei, P.B. (2013) “The non-violent philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 21st Century: Implications for the Pursuit of Social Justice in Global Context.” Journal of Global Citizenship & Equity Education 3(1)80-99

Adjei, P.B. (2013) “What’s Barack Obama’s election victory got to do with race? A closer look at post racial rhetoric and its implication for antiracism education.” Race, Ethnicity and Education 16(1)134-153

Adjei, P.B. (2013) “When Blackness Shows Up Uninvited: Examining the Murder of Trayvon Martin through Fanonian Racial Interpellation.” In G. Dei and M. Lordan (eds). Contemporary Issues in the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity: A Critical Reader. (pp. 25-41) New York: Peter Lang

Devine, M. C., & Amarjit, S. (Eds). (2013). Rural transformation and Newfoundland and Labrador diaspora: Grandparents, grandparenting, community and school relations. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Ellenbogen, S., Trocmé, N., & Wekerle, C. (2013). The Relationship between Dimensions of Physical Abuse and Aggressive Behavior in a Child Protective Services Involved Sample of Adolescents. Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma, 6(2), 91-105. doi: 10.1080/19361521.2013.781562

Matsuoka, A., Guruge, S., Koehn, s., Beaulieu, M., & Ploeg, J. with Lithwick, M., Manuel, L., Mullings, D., Roger, K., Spencer, C., tyyska, V., Walsh, C., & Gomes, F. (2013). Prevention of abuse of older women in the post-migration context in Canada. The Canadian Review of Social Policy.

LeFrançois, B.A, (2013). The psychiatrization of our children, or, an auto-ethnographic narrative of perpetuating First Nations genocide through 'benevolent' institutions. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, 2, 1, 108-123.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2013). Adultism. In T. Teo (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Critical
Psychology: SpringerReference ( Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_304657

LeFrançois, B.A. (2013). Ethnography. In T. Teo (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology: SpringerReference ( Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_304748

LeFrançois, B.A., Menzies, R. and Reaume, G. (2013). (Eds.). Mad
Matters: A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press Inc.

Menzies, R., LeFrançois, B.A. and Reaume, G. (2013). Introducing Mad
Studies. In LeFrançois, B.A., Menzies, R. and Reaume, G. (Eds.). Mad Matters: A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press Inc.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2013). Queering Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: The subversion of heternormativity in practice. Children & Society, 27, 1, 1-12.


Ellenbogen, S., Trocmé, N., & Wekerle, C. (2012). Self-generated outcome expectancies concerning violence in intimate relationships: A comparison of aggressive and nonaggressive adolescents in a sample of child protective services users. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des Sciences du comportement, 44(4), 300-307. doi: 10.1037/a0028690

Mullings, D. V. (2012). Racism in Canadian social policy. In Anne Westhues (ed.), Canadian Social Policy 5th (95-113). Kitchener: On. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. ISBN 978-155458-409-3 (18 pages).

Mullings, D. V. (May 2012). The racial institutionalization of whiteness in contemporary Canadian public policy. In Nicky Falkof & Oliver Cashman-Brown (eds.), Critical Issues/series 'Ethos' – On Whiteness, volume 190 (355-343). Oxford: UK, Inter-Disciplinary Press. ISBN 978-1-84888-105-1 (8 pages).

Hair, H. J., Shortall, R., Olford, J. (2012). Where's help when we need it? Developing responsive and effective brief counseling services for children, adolescents, and their families. Social Work in Mental Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15332985.2012.716389

Hair, H. J. (2012). The purpose and duration of supervision, and the training and discipline of supervisors: What social workers say they need to provide effective services. The British Journal of Social Work. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/bjsw/bcs071

Klein. R.A. 2012. "Different Streams in Cruise Tourism Research," Special Issue on Cruise Tourism, Tourism, 60:1, (In press)

Klein, R.A. 2012. "Treacherous Waters: The Latest Bad Publicity for the Global Cruise Industry is Just the Tip of the Iceberg," Foreign Policy, April 6, 2012 (; Reprinted as "Stop Rearranging the Deck Chairs: Cruise Industry Needs Big Changes," Settle Times, April 10, 2012 (

LeFrançois, B.A. (2012). And we are still being psychiatrised. Asylum, 19 (1), 7-9.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2012). The pursuit of meaningful collaborative consultation, and the need to do better. In CRAN (Ed.). Children's Rights Academic Network Final Report - 4th Annual General Meeting. Ottawa: Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children's Rights.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2012). Distressed fathers and their children: A review of the literature. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 58 (2), 123-130.


Mullings, D. V. (2011). Culturally competent long-term care services for immigrant seniors in Newfoundland and Labrador: What does the future hold and what is the vision for care? Multicultural Women’s Organization of Newfoundland and Labrador with Seniors Bridging Cultures. St John’s: Newfoundland and Labrador.

Hair, H. J., & Fine, M. (2011). Social constructionism and supervision: Experiences of AAMFT supervisors and supervised therapists. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00255.x

Barter, K. (2011). Situation critical: Child protection in Canada - A personal reflection. Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies Journal, Winter 56(1), 11-15.

Barter, K. (2011). Newfoundland and Labrador's attempt to protect children: A critical look. Canada's Children Journal. Child Welfare League of Canada, 18(1), 35-40.

Ames, M., Pratt, M., Pancer, M., Wintre, M., Polivy, J., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., & Adams, G. (2011). The moderating effects of attachment style on students' experience of a transition to university group intervention program. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 43(1), 1-12. (R)

Busseri, M., Rose-Krasnor, S., Pancer, M., Adams, G., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Polivy, J., Pratt, M.., Wintre, M. (2011). A longitudinal study of breadth and intensity of activity involvement and the transition to university. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(2), 512-518. (R)

Klein, R.A. 2011. "Responsible Cruise Tourism: Issues of Cruise Tourism and Sustainability," Special Issue on Cruise Tourism: Emerging Issues and Implications for a Maturing Industry, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 18, 103-112.

Klein, R.A. and J. Poulson. 2011 "Sex at Sea: Sexual Crimes on Cruise Ships," Journal of Tourism in Marine Environments, 7:2, 67-80.

LeFrançois, B. A. (2011). Queering Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: The subversion of heternormativity in practice. Children & Society. Published online on 26 APR 2011 at doi: 10.1111/j.1099-0860.2011.00371.x

Bâ, O.B. and LeFrançois, B.A. (2011). Ethnic genocide, trauma, healing and recovery: The case of identity ruptures and restoration amongst Bosnian refugees. In Matyok, T. (Ed.). Critical Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies: Implications for Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2011). Supporting positive relationships in families where fathers suffer with mental distress. Critical Social Work, 12, 1.


Adjei, P.B. (2010). Resistance to Amputation: Discomforting Truth about Colonial Education in Ghana. In G. Dei (Ed) Frantz Fanon and Education: Pedagogical Possibilities. (pp.79-104) New York: Peter Lang

Mullings, D.V. (2010). Temporary mothering: Grieving the loss of foster children when they leave. Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, 1(2), 165-176

Devine, M. C. (2010) "Participation in organizational change processes in human services organizations: the experiences of one group of frontline social workers". Administration in Social Work. 34: 2, 114-134.

Klein, R. A. 2010. 'Cruises and Bruises: Safety, Security and Social Issues on Polar Cruises,' Cruise Tourism in Polar Regions: Promoting Environmental and Social Sustainability (ed. M. Luck, P.T. Maher, and E. Steward), London: Earthscan Ltd., pp. 57-74.

Klein, R. A. 2010. "The Cost of Cruising," Vancouver Observer, April 13, 2010 ( (Reprinted in Island Tides, 22:8 (April 29 ¬ May 12) pp. 2, 11; Reprinted in The Tyee, May 21, 2010 (

Klein, R. A. 2010. "Greening the Cruise Industry," Journal of Ocean Technology, 5:1 (March), pp. 7 ¬ 15, 2010.

Klein, R. A. 2010. "Environmental Impacts of Cruise Tourism," Prows Edge Cruise Magazine and Guide to Cruising, July 2009. (

Klein, R. A. 2010. "The Cruise Sector and Its Environmental Impact," Tourism and the Implications of Climate Change: Issues and Actions, (ed. C. Schott), Bingley, UK: Emerald, pp. 113-130.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2010). Response to the Shaking the Movers IV report, re: the right to information. In CRAN (Ed.). Children's Rights Academic Network Final Report - 3rd Annual General Meeting. Ottawa: Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children's Rights.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2010). Children's resistance: Organizing collectively through children's rights legislation and children's agency. Conference Proceedings for PsychOUT. OISE, University of Toronto.


Adjei, P.B. (2009) Resistance from the Margin: Voices of African-Canadian parents on Black focused school. In A. Kempf (ed). Breaching the Colonial Contract: Anti-Colonialism in the US and Canada. New York: Springer. (137-158) (Published with Rosina Agyepong)

Al-Krenawi, A., & Graham, J.R. (2009). Helping professional practice with indigenous peoples: The Bedouin-Arab case. Maryland: University Press of America.

Ungar, M., Barter, K., McConnell, S.M., & Tutty, L.M. (2009). Patterns of Disclosure Among Youth. Qualitative Social Work, 8(3), 341-356.

Ungar, M., Tutty, L.M., McConnell, S.M., Barter, K., & Fairholm, J. (2009). What Canadian youth tell us about disclosing abuse. Child Abuse and Neglect, 33(10), 699-708.

Hair, H. J., & O'Donoghue, K. (2009). Culturally relevant, socially just, social work supervision: Becoming visible through a social constructionist lens. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 18 (1/2), 70-88.

Devine, Mike (2009) Organizational Commitment and Rapid and Pervasive Change in a Human Services Organization. The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management. Vol. 9, Number 2. Pp. 9 - 21.

Tieu, T-T., Pancer, M., Pratt, M., Wintre, M., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Polivy, J., & Adams, G. (2009). Helping out or hanging out: the features of involvement and how it relates to university adjustment. Higher Education, (published on-line December 25, 2009, DOI 10.1007/s10734-009-9303-0,

Klein, R. A. 2009. Getting a Grip on Cruise Ship Pollution, Washington, DC:
Friends of the Earth.

Klein, R. A. 2009. Cruising without a Bruising: Cruise Tourism and the Maritimes, Halifax, NS: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Klein, R.A. "An Intellectual Balancing Act," Sociology on the Rock (Issue 3), Winter 2009. (

Barter, K. (2009). Reclaiming community: Rethinking practices for the social work generalist in northern communities. In R. Delaney & K. Brownlee (Eds.) Northern & Rural Social Work practice: A Canadian Perspective (pp 209 - 221). Thunder Bay, ON: Centre For Northern Studies, Lakehead University.

Wintre, M., Gates, S., Pancer, M., Pratt, M., Polivy, J., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., & Adams, G. (2009). The student perception of university support and structure scale: Development and validation. Journal of Youth Studies, 12(3), 289-306. (R)

Provencher, V., Polivy, J., Wintre, M., Pratt, M., Pancer, M., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Adams, G. (2009). Who gains or who loses weight? Psychosocial factors among first-year university students. Physiology and Behavior, 96, 135-141. (R)

LeFrançois, B.A. (2009). Mental Health and the Fathering Role, Toronto: Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).


Adjei, P. B. (2008) Unmapping the Tapestry of Crash. In P. Howard and G. Dei (Ed.), Crash Politics and Antiracism: Interrogations of Liberal Race Discourse (pp.111-130). New York: Peter Lang.

Adjei P.B. (2008). Sankofa: In search for alternative development paradigm for Africa. In A. Abdi & G. Richardson (Ed.), Decolonizing Democratic Education: Trans disciplinary Dialogues (pp.173-182). Rotterdam: Sense publishers. (Published with George Dei)

Adjei P.B. (2008). Decolonizing Schooling and Education in Ghana In A. Abdi & S. Guo (Ed.), Education and social development: Global issues and analyses (pp.139-154). Rotterdam: Sense publishers. (Published with George Dei)

Ellenbogen, S., Jacobs, D., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., & Paskus, T. (2008). Gambling behavior among college student-athletes. Journal of Applied Sports Psychology 20(3), 349-362.

Parsons, J. E. (2008). Life chances, choices and identity: Single mothers in post-secondary education. Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal, 32(2), 136-46.

Wintre, M., Knoll, G., Pancer, M., Pratt, M., Polivy, J., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., & Adams, G. (2008). The transition to university: The student-university match (SUM) questionnaire. Journal of Adolescent Research, 23(6), 745-769. (R)

Klein, R. A. 2008. Paradise Lost at Sea: Rethinking Cruise Vacations, Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.

Klein, R. A. 2008. Multiple Entries (40) in Encyclopaedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments, Oxfordshire, UK: CAB International.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2008). "It's Like Mental Torture": Participation and mental health services, The International Journal of Children's Rights, 16, 233-248.


Adjei, P. B. (2007), “Decolonizing knowledge production: the pedagogic relevance of Gandhian Satyagraha to schooling and education in Ghana." Canadian Journal of Education 30(4): 1046-1067.

Mullings, D. V. (2007). Mothering White children: An African Canadian woman’s experience. The Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering (ARM). 9(2), 31-39.

Hair, H. J., & Learn, L. (2007). Woman with cancer: Identity challenges and supportive care needs: A response from a social work perspective. In L. Elit (Ed.), Women and cancer - Current issues and initiatives (pp. 203-226). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Ellenbogen, S., Gupta, R., & Derevensky, J. (2007). A cross-cultural study of gambling behavior among adolescents. Journal of Gambling Studies, 23(1), 25-39.

Ellenbogen, S., Derevensky, J., & Gupta, R. (2007). Gender differences among adolescents with gambling-related problems. Journal of Gambling Studies, 23(2), 133-143.

Lussier, I., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R., Bergevin, T., & Ellenbogen, S. (2007). Youth gambling behaviors: An examination of the role of resilience. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 21(2), 165-173.

Buote, V., Pancer, M., Pratt, M., Adams, G., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Polivy, J., & Wintre, M. (2007). The importance of friends: Friendship and adjustment among 1st-year university students. Journal of Adolescent Research, 22(6), 665-689. (R)

Klein, R. A. 2007. "Protecting Paradise: Minimizing the Downside of Cruise Tourism," Proceedings of the 5th International Coastal and Marine Tourism Congress: Balancing Marine Tourism, Development and Sustainability (ed. M.Luck et al), Auckland: New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, pp. 242-257.

Cheers, D., K. Kufeldt, R. Klein, and S. Rideout. 2007. "Comparing Caring: Preliminary Findings of an International Research Project Based on the Use of the Looking After Children System in Canada and Australia,' Children Australia, 32:2, pp. 21 ¬ 28.

Kufeldt, K. D. Cheers, R. Klein, S. Rideou. 2007. Looking After Children in Government Care in Australia and Canada, Fredericton, NB: University of New Brunswick.

Klein, R. A. 2007. "The Politics of Environmental Activism: A Case Study of the Cruise Industry and the Environmental Movement," Sociological Research Online, 12:2 (March), (

LeFrançois, B.A. (2007). Children's Participation Rights: Voicing Opinions in Inpatient Care, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 12: 2, 94-97.


Gupta, R., Derevensky, J., & Ellenbogen, S. (2006). Personality characteristics and risk-taking tendencies among adolescent gamblers. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 38(3), 201-213.

Wright, R., John, L., Ellenbogen S., Offord, D., Duku, E.K. & Rowe, W.
(2006). Effect of a structured arts program on the psychosocial functioning of youth from low-income communities: findings from a Canadian longitudinal study. Journal of Early Adolescence, 26(2), 186-205.

Mullings, D.V. (2006). Policy needs of older Caribbean Canadian women: A long term care discussion. Caribbean Journal of Social Work, 5, 143-158.

Hair, H. J. (2006). Equipping social workers to advocate for children's mental health care reform: An example of proposed legislative change for Ontario. Canadian Social Work, 8(1), 113-127.

Kufeldt, K., L. McGilligan, R. A. Klein, and S. Rideout. 2006. "The Looking After Children Assessment Process: Promoting Resilient Children and Resilient Workers," Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services (Special Issue on International Foster Care), 87:4 (October-December), pp. 565 ¬ 574.

Klein, R. A. 2006. "Attack of the Oversized Playpen," Briarpatch Magazine
35:7 (November), pp. 14 ¬ 17.

Klein, R. A. 2006. "Troubled Seas: Social Activism and the Cruise Industry," Cruise Ship Tourism: Issues, Impacts, Cases (ed. Ross K. Dowling), Oxfordshire, England: CABI Publishing, pp. 377-388.

Klein, R. A. 2006. "Turning Water Into Money: The Economics of the Cruise Industry," Cruise Ship Tourism: Issues, Impacts, Cases (ed. Ross K. Dowling), Oxfordshire, England: CABI Publishing, pp. 261-269.

Klein, R. A., K. Kufeldt & S. Rideout. 2006. "An Examination of Resilience Theory and its Relevance for Child Welfare Practice," in Promoting Resilience in Child Welfare, (ed.) R.J. Flynn, P.M. Dudding, and J.G. Barber, Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, pp. 34-51.

LeFrançois, B.A. (2006). "They will find us and infect our bodies": The views of adolescent inpatients taking psychiatric medication, Radical Psychology, 5:1


Adjei, P. B. (2005) “Review Essay: Mazrui and His critics”. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 22(2) 87-98.

Hair, H. J. (2005). Creating safety and stability for high-risk adolescents: A proposal for short-term secure residential treatment within a comprehensive system of care. Relational Child & Youth Care Practice, 18(3), 37-47.

Hair, H. J. (2005). Outcomes for children and adolescents after residential treatment: A review of the research from 1993-2003. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 14, 551-575.

Hair, H. J. (2005). Clinical supervision and brief therapies: Exploring best fit. In L. Beddoe, J. Worrall, & F. Howard (Eds.), Supervision conference 2004 – Weaving together the strands of supervision (pp. 67-73). Auckland, New Zealand: Faculty of Education, University of Auckland.

Armstrong, M., Birnie-Lefcovitch, S., Ungar, M. & Friesen, B. (2005). Pathways between social support, family well being, quality of parenting, and child resilience: What we know. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 14(2), 269-281. (R)

Klein, R. A. 2005. Cruise Ship Squeeze: The New Pirates of the Seven Seas, Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers.

Klein, R. A. 2005. Playing Off the Ports: BC and the Cruise Tourism Industry, Vancouver, BC: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.


Globerman, J., White, J., Mullings, D., & MacKenzie-Davies, J. (2004). Thriving in program management environments: The case of social work in hospitals. Social Work In Health Care, 38(1), 1-18.

Mullings, D.V. (2004). Situating older Caribbean Canadian women in feminist research: A Reflection. Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme. 22(2), 134-139.