Marge Reitsma-Street, PhD (Toronto) - On Leave
Personal correspondence for Marge Reitsma-Street may be sent to Carmel Chamberlain at email@example.com.
Dr. Marge Reitsma-Street is a Professor in Studies in Policy and Practice, and cross appointed to the School of Social Work. Educated as a social worker with a doctorate in social policy from the University of Toronto, Marge's current research interests and activist work centre on poverty, welfare, women's provisioning work and community organizations. She has written extensively on female delinquency, juvenile justice and correctional policies. A particular methodological interest is in developing the processes and possibilities of action research in community. Her scholarship is embedded in years of experience as co-facilitator or academic advisor on poverty, housing, and neighbourhood projects while living in Victoria, Sudbury, and North Bay.
New Beyond Caring Labour to Provisioning Work by Sheila Neysmith, Marge Reitsma-Street, Stephanie Baker Collins and Elaine Porter, University of Toronto Press, 2012. Information on book go to University of Toronto Press.
Writes Marilyn Waring, Institute of Public Policy, Auckland University of Technology and author of If Women Counted : "A major advance in feminist thinking and research: evidence, passion, and strategy combine in this significant book.
"Provisioning Responsibilities: How Relationships Shape the Work that Women Do" by S. M. Neysmith, M. Reitsma-Street,
S. Baker-Collins, E. Porter & S. Tam, Canadian Review of Sociology, CRS/RCS, 47.2 2010
"Reciprocal Peer Interviewing" by E. Porter, S.M. Neysmith, M. Reitsma-Street & S. Baker-Collins, International Review of Qualitative Research, Vol 2, no2, August 2009, 291-312.
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