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« La place de l’éthique dans l’interprétation de la souffrance en recherche qualitative »
This article focuses on ethics and interpretation in qualitative research, more specifically using examples from research that study the experience of suffering. Read + | Article PDF
Bourgeois-Guérin, V., Simon Beaudoin, S. (2016). Recherches qualitatives, 35(2), 23-44.
''Oscillating in and out of place: Experiences of older adults residing in homeless shelters in Montreal, Quebec''
This article explains the concept of aging ''in place'' and the different dimensions of this concept for older adults residing in homeless shelters. Read +
Burns, V. F. (2016). Journal of Aging Studies, 39, 11-20.
''‘Growing Old’ in Shelters and ‘On the Street’: Experiences of Older Homeless People''
This article presents the results of a thematic study based on qualitative interviews with 40 elderly people who are or were homeless. Read +
Grenier, A., Sussman, T., Barken, R., Bourgeois-Guérin, V., & Rothwell, D. (2016). Journal of Gerontological Social Work.
''Patterns of Shelter Use Among Men New to Homelessness in Later Life: Duration of Stay and Psychosocial Factors Related to Departure''
This article presents the analysis of administrative data from a shelter (N = 1214 homeless people) to assess the extent to which age is a risk factor that influence the stay in a shelter and to examine psychosocial factors that may be associated with leaving in the shelter. Read +
Rothwell, D. W., Sussman, T., Grenier, A., Mott, S., & Bourgeois-Guérin, V. (2016). Journal of Applied Gerontology.
''Improving walkability for seniors through accessibility to food stores: a study of three areas of Greater Montreal''
This article analyzes the potential for pedestrian accessibility of three Montreal suburbs and reveals the need to find a balance between pedestrian accessibility, public transport and motor transport. Read +
Negron-Poblete, P., Séguin, A.-M., & Apparicio, P. (2016). Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, 9(1), 51-72.