Henry Parada

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Director, Center for Research in Critical Social Inquiry and Action, Toronto Metropolitan University Professor Faculty of Community Services School of Social Work Toronto, Ontario hparada@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 6223

Bio/Research

Henry Parada’s experience includes working in the Caribbean and Central America on issues of child protection, human rights, and youth participation. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson), and is also a regular guest lecturer at u...

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Bio/Research

Henry Parada’s experience includes working in the Caribbean and Central America on issues of child protection, human rights, and youth participation. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson), and is also a regular guest lecturer at universities in the Dominican Republic.

His research interests include: analysis of institutional practices, social work epistemology and institutional ethnography methodology. He has published in the area of child protection and governance of workers and clients, institutional ethnography, the construction of subject locations, and community social work and education in Latin American.

His projects have received funds from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Global Affairs Canada (formerly the Canadian International Development Agency), Latin American and Caribbean Exchange Grant (LACREG), UNICEF-Santo Domingo, Italy International Cooperation, Ryerson International Initiative Funds and Network of European Foundations.


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