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Neighbourhood Houses : Building Community in Vancouver

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    UBC Press, 2021
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.


  • Contributor: Hulchanski, David; Yan, Miu Chung; Lauer, Sean R.

    This book will be a significant reference for social work researchers, educators, and students, and for local, national, and international policy practitioners, urban planners, community developers, and community service providers.

    • Introduction / Sean Lauer and Miu Chung Yan1 History of Vancouver Neighbourhood Houses and Beyond / Sean Lauer, Miu Chung Yan, and Eleanor Stebner2 The Eyes and Ears of the Community: Engaging Citizens and Community Advocacy / Oliver Schmidtke3 Mechanism of Connection: Accessibility and Beyond / Miu Chung Yan4 Social Infrastructure for Building Community / Sean Lauer5 Trajectories of Life and Belonging in the Neighbourhood Houses of Metro Vancouver / Pilar Riaño-Alcalá and Erika Ono6 From Immigrant to Citizen: Life Stories of Transformation / Jenny Francis7 Limitations and Potentials of Neighbourhood House in Community-Building / Miu Chung Yan and Sean LauerAppendix 1: Technical NotesAppendix 2: Neighbourhood Houses in Metro VancouverContributors; Index.
    Original Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], UBC Press
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780774865845, 0774865849