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  • The Nature and Effectiveness of Program Models for Adolescents at Risk of Entering the Formal Child Protection System 

    Cameron, Gary, and Jeff Karabanow. 2003. "The Nature and Effectiveness of Program Models for Adolescents at Risk of Entering the Formal Child Protection System." Child welfare 82(4): 443.
    Presents a study that compared rationales and outcome research for five areas of programming for adolescents at risk of maltreatment such as social integration programs and multiple component programs. Examinations of ...
  • Making Organizations Work: Exploring Characteristics of Anti-oppressive Organizational Structures in Street Youth Shelters 

    Karabanow, Jeff. 2004. "Making Organizations Work: Exploring Characteristics of Anti-oppressive Organizational Structures in Street Youth Shelters." Journal of Social Work 4(1): 47-60.
    Summary: Human service organization are often viewed by clients as bureaucratic, formal, oppressive and insensitive environments. Though structured interviews with 42 service provides and 65 street youth in Toronto, Montreal ...
  • Can You Be Healthy on the Street?: Exploring the Health Experience of Halifax Street Youth 

    Karabanow, Jeff, Sharon Hopkins, Steve Kisely, Joanne Parker, et al. 2007. "Can You Be Healthy on the Street?: Exploring the Health Experience of Halifax Street Youth." Canadian Journal of Urban Research 16(1): 12-32.
    This pilot study was funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research & offers an examination of the experiences & perceptions of street youth vis-a-vis their health status. Through in-depth interviews & a short ...
  • Creating Community: A Case Study of a Montreal Street Kid Agency 

    Karabanow, Jeff. 1999. "Creating Community: A Case Study of a Montreal Street Kid Agency." Community Development Journal 34(4): 318-327.
    The implementation and development of a project called Dans La Rue (On the Street), an emergency street children's shelter situated in downtown Montreal is explored. Data were obtained from interviews with eight front line ...
  • Open for Business: Exploring the Life Stages of Two Canadian Street Youth Shelters 

    Karabanow, Jeff. 2002. "Open for Business: Exploring the Life Stages of Two Canadian Street Youth Shelters." Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare 29(4): 99-116.
    Youth shelters have emerged as significant resources for homeless & runaway adolescents. Through participant observations of shelter culture, review of agency archival materials, & in-depth interviews with 21 shelter workers ...
  • Creating a Culture of Hope: Lessons from Street Children Agencies in Canada and Guatemala 

    Karabanow, Jeff. 2003. "Creating a Culture of Hope: Lessons from Street Children Agencies in Canada and Guatemala." International Social Work 46(3): 369-386.
    Employing in-depth interviews with street children & service providers, & case analyses, this article explores programs &/or organizations in Toronto, Montreal, & Guatemala City that have been successful in attracting ...
  • Changing Faces: The Story of Two Canadian Street Youth Shelters 

    Karabanow, Jeff. 2004. "Changing Faces: The Story of Two Canadian Street Youth Shelters." International Journal of Social Welfare 13(4): 304-314.
    This study addresses the relationship between street youth shelters & formal child welfare systems in Toronto, Canada. Two case examples, Covenant House (CH) & Youth Without Shelter (YWS), are examined through archival ...
  • Better Times than This: Youth Homelessness in Britain 

    Karabanow, Jeff. 2005. "Better Times than This: Youth Homelessness in Britain." Qualitative Social Work 4(1): 123-128.
    A review essay on a book by Tom Hall, Better Times than This: Homelessness in Britain (Pluto, 2001). 11 References. Adapted from the source document.
  • A Clash of Cultures: Rural Values and Service Delivery to Mistreated and Neglected Older People in Eastern Canada 

    Harbison, Joan, Stephen Coughlan, Jeff Karabanow, and Madine VanderPlaat. 2005. "A Clash of Cultures: Rural Values and Service Delivery to Mistreated and Neglected Older People in Eastern Canada." Practice (UK) 17(4): 229-246.
    There is considerable evidence to suggest that older people living in situations of mistreatment & neglect are reluctant to accept help. This is attributed to the high value that older generations place on their privacy & ...
  • The Economics of Being Young and Poor: How Homeless Youth Survive in Neo-liberal Times 

    Karabanow, Jeff, Jean Hughes, Jann Ticknor, Sean Kidd, et al. 2010. "The Economics of Being Young and Poor: How Homeless Youth Survive in Neo-liberal Times." Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare 37(4): 39-63.
    Based upon in-depth interviews with 34 youth in Halifax and seven service providers in St. John's, Montreal, Hamilton, Toronto, Winnipeg, and Calgary, the findings of this study suggest that labor occurs within a particular ...
  • When Difference Matters 

    Parker, Joanne, Jeff Karabanow, Jean Hughes, Jacqueline Gahagan, et al. 2005. "When Difference Matters." International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities & Nations 5(3): 63-69.
    Youth homelessness is a growing and increasingly alarming phenomenon in Canada, posing a challenge to service providers and policy-makers who are working with limited resources and program funding. There is growing concern ...
  • Offering the Help That's Needed: Responses to the Mistreatment and Neglect of Older People in a Rural Canadian Context 

    Harbison, Joan, Stephen Coughlan, Jeff Karabanow, and Madine VanderPlaat. 2004. "Offering the Help That's Needed: Responses to the Mistreatment and Neglect of Older People in a Rural Canadian Context." Rural Social Work 9: 147-157.
    The authors discuss the emerging findings of an ongoing study which explores locally occurring, indigenous responses to the mistreatment, neglect & self-neglect of older people in rural communities of an Eastern Canadian ...
  • Understanding "elder abuse and neglect": A critique of assumptions underpinning responses to the mistreatment and neglect of older people 

    Harbison, J., S. Coughlan, M. Beaulieu, J. Karabanow, et al. 2012. "Understanding "elder abuse and neglect": A critique of assumptions underpinning responses to the mistreatment and neglect of older people." Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect 24(2): 88-103.
    This article provides an overview of the ways in which the mistreatment and neglect of older people have come to be understood as a social problem, one which is underpinned by a variety of substantive and theoretical ...
  • The power of relationships: Implications for safer and unsafe practices among injection drug users 

    Jackson, Lois, Joanne Parker, Margaret Dykeman, Jacqueline Gahagan, et al. 2010. "The power of relationships: Implications for safer and unsafe practices among injection drug users." Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy 17(3): 189-204.
    Aims: To explore the influence of social relationships, at the interpersonal and community level, on safer and unsafe drug use practices among injection drug users (IDUs) in Nova Scotia, Canada. Method: Thirty-eight current ...
  • Becoming a Street Kid: Exploring the Stages of Street Life 

    Karabanow, Jeff. 2006. "Becoming a Street Kid: Exploring the Stages of Street Life." Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment 13(2): 49-72.
    This analysis explores the perceptions of youth on the street in constructing identity throughout their street life experiences. Data collection involved in-depth interviews with 98 street youth & 42 service providers in ...
  • When caring is not enough: Emotional labor and youth shelter workers 

    Karabanow, J.. 1999. "When caring is not enough: Emotional labor and youth shelter workers." Social Service Review 73(3): 340-357.
    Organizations often dictate how their employees should behave through explicit rules and structures. In addition, sociologists and organizational theorists suggest that organizations invest energy, time, and money into ...
  • Getting off the street - Exploring the processes of young people's street exits 

    Karabanow, Jeff. 2008. "Getting off the street - Exploring the processes of young people's street exits." American Behavioral Scientist 51(6): 772-788.
    This article explores the ways in which young people across Canada attempt to exit street life. Through semistructured interviews with 128 young people and 50 service providers in six Canadian cities, the goal of the ...
  • Globalization and the future of the welfare state. 

    Karabanow, Jeff. 2006. "Globalization and the future of the welfare state.." International Social Work 49(6): 851-853.
    No abstract available.
  • Work to Survive: Exploring the Work of Street Youth 

    Karabanow, Jeff, Jean Hughes, and Sean Kidd. 2010. "Work to Survive: Exploring the Work of Street Youth." Criminologie 43(1): 7-29.
    This paper explores how employment & labor are situated within the lives of homeless youth & is based upon the findings emerging from in-depth interviews with 34 youth in Halifax, Canada. The findings suggest that ...