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Mother's Day: An Excerpt from "Collective Care"
In honour of Mother's Day this Sunday, we're sharing an excerpt from Collective Care: Indigenous Motherhood, Family, and HIV/AIDS. This engaging ethnography explores how Indigenous women and their communities practice collective care to sustain traditional lifeways in the face of Saskatchewan’s HIV epidemic.
The Need for Employers to Recognize and Reduce Ageism
The Canadian population is aging, bringing with it an increasing number of social and economic challenges, including an aging workforce. In her new book, Ageism at Work: Deconstructing Age and Gender in the Discriminating Labour Market, Ellie Berger explores the subjective experiences of older workers in Canada and examines employers’ attitudes towards older workers quantitatively, while also exploring their first-hand accounts about them through qualitative inquiry. In the first of two blog posts, author Ellie Berger discusses some of those first-hand accounts and provides suggestions for employers to help reduce ageism in their organizations.