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  1. Addicted to Unhappiness
    Freeing Yourself From Behaviour That Undermines Work, Relationships and the Life You Want.

    Resource Type: Book
  2. Alternative Press Annual 1984, The
    Resource Type: Book
  3. Association of Day Care Operators of Ontario (ADCO)
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  4. Baby remains found in mass grave at ex-Irish orphanage
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    Remains of children ranging from new-born to three-years-old discovered in the sewers of a former children's home run by the Roman Catholic Church.
  5. Bowling Alone
    The Collapse and Revival of American Community

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the contradictory, to give a complete look at trends of community involvement and how increased social capital can benefit everybody.
  6. Campaign Life Coalition
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  7. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 3 - September 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  8. Centuries of Childhood
    Resource Type: Book
  9. The Child in the Family
    Resource Type: Book
  10. Childhood and Society
    Resource Type: Book
  11. Childhood Under Siege
    How Big Business Ruthlessly Targets Children

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2011
    An exploration of the corporate manipulation and exploitation of children and childhood and society's (lack of) response.
  12. Children & Youth Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
    Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources

    Resource Type: Website
    A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to children and youth in the Sources directory for the media.
  13. The Children of the Dream
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    An 1960s account o communal child-rearing in Israeli kibbutzim.
  14. Children and Peacemaking
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    A guide for parents and teachers interested in cultivating a peacemaking approach in children. Provides references to resources for children, parents and teachers to help develop a constructive attitude to societal problems.
  15. Childrens Liberation
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1971
  16. Child's Body
    Resource Type: Book
  17. Choices
    A Family Global Action Handbook

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
    Choices is aimed particularly at parents who want to instil social awareness in their children, and who are looking for ideas, activities, and ways of initiating discussion.
  18. CIBC and CAW honoured for supporting vulnerable children
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Canadian Feed The Children recognizes CIBC and CAW union members on June 6, 2010 at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto from 6:30 to 9 pm for their support of vulnerable children.
  19. The City Kids' Book
    Resource Type: Book
    These readings and suggested activities focus on the realities of the city child's life and provide a flexible and varied social studies or language arts program suited to grades 5 to 8 (ages 9-14).
  20. Class Warfare
    The Assault on Canada's School

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    The authors show that the attack on schools has been mounted by representatives of big business who stand to make a fortune by privatizing education, aided by the religious right, who want to control what is taught -- and not taught -- in our schools.
  21. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 2 - March 1979 - Native Rights/Les Droits des Autochtones

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  22. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 3 - September 1980 - Racism/Racisme

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
  23. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 4 - October 1980 - Health/Sante

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
  24. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 5 - January 1981 - Militarism/Militarisme

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  25. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 1 - February 1981 - Lesbians/Gay Men/Lesbiennes/Hommes Gais

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  26. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 4 - November 1981 - Unorganized Workers/Travailleurs Non-Organises

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  27. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 5 - January 1982 - Children/Enfants

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  28. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  29. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 1 - Spring 1983 - Women and Men

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1983
  30. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 2 - Summer 1983 - Toward a New Economy

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1983
  31. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 3-4 - Winter 1983/84 - Native Issues - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  32. Connexions
    Volume 9, Number 2 - Summer 1984 - Rights and Liberties - A Digest of Resources & Groups for Social

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  33. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 1 - Spring 1987 - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1987
  34. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 2 - Winter 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  35. Connexions Annual 1989
    A Social Change Sourcebook: Information and ideas about social and environmental alternatives

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    The Connexions Annual is simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives.
  36. Connexions Annual 1994
    A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1994
    Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series of introductory articles surveying a wide range of social and environmental issues and possibile alternatives.
  37. Connexions Annual Resource and Reading List
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1994
    A short and selective list of resources on issues addressed in the Connexions Annual, such as environment, education, peace, interntional development, women's issues, urban issues, housing, human rights, civil liberties, social change.
  38. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 1 - Fall 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  39. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  40. Connexions Digest
    Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  41. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  42. Connexions Digest
    Issue 52 - August 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  43. Connexions Digest
    Issue 53 - January 1991- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1991
  44. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  45. Connexions Library: Education, Children Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on education and children.
  46. The Daydreamer
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Children's book about boy who daydreams and has imaginarcy adventures. Reviewed in Guardian 20/11/94.
  47. Death at an Early Age
    Resource Type: Book
  48. The Decline of Play and Rise in Children's Mental Disorders
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Rates of depression and anxiety among young people in America have been increasing steadily for the past 50 to 70 years. Today, by at least some estimates, five to eight times as many high school and college students meet the criteria for diagnosis of major depression and/or anxiety disorder as was true half a century or more ago. This increased psychopathology is not the result of changed diagnostic criteria; it holds even when the measures and criteria are constant.
  49. Democracy for the Few
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
    How does the U.S. political system work and for what purpose? What are the major forces shaping political life and how do they operate? Who governs in the United States? Who gets what, when, how, and why? Who pays and in what ways. These are the central questions investigated in this book.
  50. Deschooling Our Lives
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1996
    Deschooling Our Lives would be of interest to people wishing to learn about alternative methods of education beyond the confines of the conventional school system. The book is a collection of short piece by various homeschooling advocates such as Holt, Tolstoy and Illich. The articles are both theoretical and practical with some concrete descriptions and examples of alternative schooling projects.
  51. The Earth Science Book
    Activities for Kids

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Activities that explain basic Earth science facts and important environmental issues. Using simple materials found around the house or in the neighbourhood, these activities are designed to teach children about the planet Earth, its composition and atmosphere, life on Earth, and much more.
  52. Education Academics & Children Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
    Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources

    Resource Type: Website
    A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to education, academics, and children in the Sources directory for the media.
  53. Educational Survey Findings: Canadian parents ensure summer learning
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    A recent Ipsos-Reid survey found that Canadian parents are promoting summer learning activities that can be done as a family. Includes the top-five activities parents encourage with tips from educational specialist, Dr. Donna McGhie-Richmond.
  54. Educational Survey Findings: Reading -- The number one summer educational activity
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    A recent Ipsos-Reid survey found that reading is the top summer learning activity of families with high achieving children. Includes tips from educational specialist, Dr. Donna McGhie-Richmond, on how to make the most of summer reading activities.
  55. Educational Survey Findings: Social responsibility linked to good grades
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    A recent Ipsos-Reid educational survey has found a link between social responsibility and good grades for children in Canada.
  56. EducationSources.ca
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2017
    Web portal with sources of information about education and academia, including articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make it possible to find additional resources and information.
  57. Eltern-Fibel
    Die Ewigen Ordnungen in der Erziehung

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1950
  58. The Enemy of Nature
    The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    We live in and from nature, but the way we have evolved of doing this is about to destroy you. Capitalism and its by-products -- imperialism, war, neoliberal globalization, racism, poverty, and the destruction of community -- are all playing a part in the destruction of our ecosystem.
  59. Escape from Childhood
    The Needs and Rights of Children

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
    A book about young people and their place, or lack of place in society today. It is about the institution of modern childhood, the attitudes, customs and laws that define children and locate children in life and determine to a large degree what their lives are like and how we, their elders, treat them.
  60. Exploring Your Neighbourhood
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
    A guide for children to learn more about their neighbourhoods.
  61. Family Service Toronto
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  62. The First Three Years of Life
    Resource Type: Book
  63. Free The Children
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    An account of children's rights activist Craig Kielburger's work with and on behalf of exploited child labourers.
  64. Freedom and Beyond
    Resource Type: Book
  65. Freedom - Not License!
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1966
    A.S. Neill, the founder of Summerhill School, responds to questions about cdhild rearing.
  66. Get a Life!
    How to make a good buck dance around the dinosaurs and save the world while you're at it

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
    Simultaneoulsy a textbook on new careers and lifestyles for aspiring entrepreneurs and a strategy for social, economic and environmental renewal.
  67. Griffin's Castle
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Children's book, reviewed in Guardian 20/11/94.
  68. Growing Up Absurd
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1962
    Goodman offers a fundamental critique of the Organized System of semimonopolies, government, advertisers, etc., and the disaffection of the growing generation.
  69. Growing Up Free
    Raising Your Child in the 80s

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1981
  70. Growing up in the Family
    Resource Type: Book
  71. The Growth Illusion
    How economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Douthwaite argues that strategies used by governments to raise national income often increase poverty and unemployment. Moreover, in the USA, Britiain, Germany and Australia, each increase in national income consumes more resources than it creates on a sustainable basis. In other words, these economies are running backwards and making their citizens worse off.
  72. Helping Troubled Children
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1975
    An account of the problems that may be encountered by young and school-age children and how they can be given help.
  73. How Children Fail
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1964
    The classroom should be a place of learning. Instead it is the scene of a continual battle in which teacher and child struggle to gain the advantage. The casualties are heavy. Some children fail outright. Others have the seeds of future failure implanted. And practically none come close to realizing their potential.
  74. Instead of Education
    Ways to Help People Do Things Better

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1976
    Holt returns to the old truth that we learn things by doing them. He says this has been forgotten by today's educators, who believe we shouldn't start to do things until after they have been "learned."
  75. It Runs in the Family
    On Being Raised by Radicals and Growing into Rebellious Motherhood

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    It Runs in the Family is a book about how parents can create lasting and meaningful bulwarks between their kids and the violence endemic in our culture. It posits discipline without spanks or slaps or threats of violence, while considering how to raise thoughtful, compassionate, fearless young people committed to social and political change-- without scaring, hectoring or scarring them with all the wrongs in the world.
  76. John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The stereotype of homeschooling as the haven for conservative, religious ideologues overshadows the movement's radically progressive roots. One of the movement's foremost pioneers, John Holt, was an egalitarian atheist who explicitly opposed patriarchy, corresponded with progressive thinkers including Paul Goodman and Noam Chomsky, and helped initiate the still emerging children’s rights movement.
  77. Kidproof Canada (child safety) Inc.
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  78. Kids Help Phone
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  79. Laying the Children's Ghosts to Rest
    Canada's Home Children in the West

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2014
    Between 1869 and the early 1930s more than 100,000 children were rounded up from the streets of Britain to be used as labourers in Canadian homes; often little more than slaves. Today there are two million or more descendants of what were derisively known in Canada as 'home children'. Writer and journalist Sean Arthur Joyce was shocked to learn in middle age that he was one of those descendants.
  80. Letter from New York
    Resource Type: Article
    Child poverty and death.
  81. Little Mosque stars stand up for children at Toronto Elvis fest
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    'Little Mosque' stars Sheila McCarthy and Debra McGrath host a Tribute to Elvis fundraiser Friday, November 13 for Canadian Feed The Children in Toronto. Tickets are $100 per person and include a full-course meal and wine.
  82. The Lives of Children
    Resource Type: Book
  83. A Manual on Nonviolence and Children
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
    The authors felt that an important way of building a peaceful world would be to develop a program for young children. It would help children and their caregivers develop non-violent attitudes and skills.
  84. Miss Manners' Guide to Rearing Perfect Children
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1985
  85. My Mother/Myself
    The Daughter's Search for Identity

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1977
  86. Neill, A. S.
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    Scottish progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill school. (1883-1973).
  87. New Internationalist
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
  88. Ophea (Ontario Physical and Health Education Association)
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  89. The other side of Gaza: Swimming, canoeing and 'trying' to be a child
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
    Here in Gaza, I want to tell this story. To show our audience a piece of a normal life, away from Hamas, or Israel's "terror" rhetoric, away from the diplomatic efforts, the political bargaining, away from the weekly Friday protests. Just show you something normal.
  90. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2016
    Back to School

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    Education - about the world, and about social change in particular - is a key element in the work that Connexions does. In this issue of Other Voices, we explore a few aspects of the ways in which education and educational institutions are changing. We also look at ways in which education is used to bring about change.
  91. Ourselves and Our Children
    Resource Type: Book
  92. OXFAM Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  93. Parent Effectiveness Training
    Resource Type: Book
  94. Politics of Communication
    A Study in the Political Sociology of Language, Socialization, and Legitimation

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1973
  95. Power in Play
    Reclaiming Play in the Serious Work of our Lives

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1987
    For too long, our culture has 'viewed play as appropriate only for children, and in some rare instances for adults (when they are artists, nursery school teachers, or living out their retirement years). When we dare to question the Protestant Work Ethic and affirm both what feels good, and what works for us, it seems to me that play must be reclaimed from childhood memory and made a reality in everyday adult life.
  96. Psychotherapist out of touch
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1992
    Touching and hugging are natural behaviour all over the world among people who like or love each other.
  97. Radical Digressions 2
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2000
  98. Red Emma Speaks
    Selected Writings and Speeches by Emma Goldman

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    A collection of essays which provide a comprehensive view of Emma Goldman's theories and beliefs.
  99. Roots of Empathy
    Changing the World Child by Child

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    Roots of Empathy looks at eliminating crime and changing the world by starting with a compassionate environment for children.
  100. The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters Canada and Bermuda
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  101. Schools Against Children
    Resource Type: Book
  102. The Seven Laws of Money
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
    A book that tells you how to live with money; how to get it, care for it, forget about it.
  103. Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Sex Information and Education Council of Canada Launches New Website
  104. Sex-Pol
    Essays 1929-1934

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period, outlining his thoughts about sexual and political liberation.
  105. Sexuality and capitalism
    The Italian Renaissance

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Revolutionary struggles against capitalism have raised, time and again, the issue of sexual liberation. Right at the start of capitalism, the English revolution of the 1640s and 1650s involved what historian Christopher Hill has called a “sexual revolution” against the old order.
  106. SIECCAN The Sex Information and Education Council of Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  107. The Silly Turtle and Other Stories for Children
    Selections from the Pancatantra and Jataka Stories

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
  108. Smooth Transition from Summer to School
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Tips and techniques to make the back to school transition easier.
  109. The State of the World's Children
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
  110. State steals authority from adults
    An official power grab is creating a British society that has no control over its children

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Adults no longer have the authority to reprimand or comment on the behaviour of children whom they are not the guardians of. Adults who directly speak to children about inappropriate behavious even if such behaviour is directed toward their own children, are increasingly facing legal consequences.
  111. They Do Things Differently There
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Children's book about two girls who are bored with the town they live in and make up their own alternative world.
  112. 36 Children
    Resource Type: Book
  113. This Magazine is About Schools - Volume 5, Number 2
    Spring 1971 issue

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1971
  114. Today's Parent - Rogers Publishing
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  115. Toilet Training in Less Than a Day
    Resource Type: Book
  116. Tomboy
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2011
    A 2011 French drama film written and directed by Céline Sciamma.
  117. Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  118. Toxic Parents
    Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
  119. University of Winnipeg
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  120. The Vanier Institute of the Family
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
    A valuable media source and expert resource, for almost 50 years, on families in Canada. Vanier provides access to research data and an extensive network of specialists on family issues/family life. All Vanier publications, projects and networks are inclusive, evidence-based, reflecting Canada's diversity. Ottawa based, non-profit, non-partisan charitable organization.
  121. The War Amps
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  122. 'What can I Do?'
    Citizen Strategies for Nuclear Disarmament

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
  123. Women and Children First
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1982
  124. Working for Peace
    A Handbook of Practical Psychology and Other Tools

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1985
    A survey of the attitudes and tools that can be used in working for peace.

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