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- 6Williamson, Deanna (Human Ecology)
- 1Farmer, Anna (Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science)
- 1Gokiert, Rebecca (Faculty of Extension)
- 1Hayduk, Leslie (Sociology)
- 1Henry, Carol (Nutrition and Dietetics)
- 1Reutter, Linda (Nursing)
The purpose of this study was to explore Chinese immigrants’ experiences with human services during the transition to parenthood. The data were generated through three rounds of individual interviews with six Chinese immigrant couples. Latent content analysis was used to identify primary patterns...
Indigenous communities in Canada (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) face significant social and environmental barriers to healthy eating. Due in large part to these barriers, Indigenous children are disproportionally affected by nutrition-related chronic diseases such as obesity and diabetes....
Intercultural relationships in Canada have been increasing during the past decades. Research in this area has typically focused on the couple rather than considering the family unit and little is known about family functioning in this population. Thus, the central purpose of this study was to...
Maternal Employment in Early Childhood: The Complex Relationships with the Developmental Outcomes of Young Canadian ChildrenDownload
This thesis focused on the associations between maternal employment in early childhood and the developmental outcomes of infant, toddler, and preschool age children in Canada. It is well established that maternal employment in the first year is negatively associated with children’s development,...
Bronfenbrenner’s Process-Person-Context-Time model was used to examine the relationships among the process of negative parenting, the person characteristics of child temperament and early aggressive behaviour and the contexts of family income (in)adequacy and maternal depression from infancy to...
This project entails a critical examination of the race/culture divide in human services from the vantage point of middle women – non-professional grassroots advocates who emerged in the 1990s to address inequities that minoritized immigrants experience with main stream human services in Canada....