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Atsuko Matsuoka

School of Social Work

Associate Professor
UPD
 
Office: Ross S876
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 22851
Emailatsukom@yorku.ca
 
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My past research has been on the intersectionality of oppression and 1) identity issues related to the older population and 2) identity issues among the diaspora population from the Horn of Africa. Continuing my interests in ethnoracial minority older adults, I have been working on abuse among older immigrant adults and developed an intervention model using restorative justice mediation. I continue to work on Wellness Recovery Action Plan with older adults in which I use strengths-based critical social work and a mental health recovery approach. Currently I examine intersectionality of oppression and social justice beyond human animals in the hope of developing the area of social work and animals from an animal rights perspective.

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Research Interests

Social Work , Elderly , abuse of older adults, animals and social work, ethnicity and intersectionality

Selected Publications

Matsuoka, A. 2013 Human consequences of animal exploitation: Needs for redefining social welfare, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, XL(4), 7-32.with J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2012/2013 Prevention of abuse of older immigrant women in the post-migration context in Canada, Canadian Review of Social Policy/ Revue Canadienne de Politique Sociale 68/69 107-120. with S. Guruge, S.Koehn, M. Beaulieu and J. Ploeg with Lithwick, M, Manuel, L., Mullings, D., Roger, K., Spencer, C., Tyyskä, V., Walsh, C., & Gomes, F.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Ghosts and shadows: Constructions of Identity and Community in an African Diaspora, University of Toronto Press. With John Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2009 Combating stigma and discrimination among social work students, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 28(2), 95-98. with A. Thompson.

Matsuoka, A. forthcoming Social Justice beyond Human Beings: Trans-Species Social Justice, In T. Ryan (Ed.). Animals in Social Work. London: Palgrave Macmillan.With John Sorenson

Matsuoka, A. 2007. Kuritical social work to datsukoutikubunseki: Ensyu keisiki ni yoru naiseisikouno manabi (Critical Social Work and Analysing Practice through Deconstruction: Experiential Learning) Tokyo: Tyuouhouki, with S. Kitagawa, & N. Murata. In Japanese.

Current Research Projects

  • Highlighting the role of resilience, leadership, and capacity-building among immigrant seniors in addressing elder abuse within immigrant communities  more...
  • Partnering to promote health care equity for ethnic minority older adults  more...
  • Animal assisted interventions in the Nova Scotia health service sector  more...
  • Moving forward: Development of a program of research on prevention of abuse and neglect, and health promotion among older immigrant women  more...
  • Gender and Reconstruction in Eritrea  more...
  • Court-based Family mediation with South Asians in Peel   more...
  • Building “Animals and Social Work”: Incorporating ¬Trans-Species Social Justice   more...

View Resarcher's Selected Publications

All Publications

Books

A Matsuoka 2014 Defining Critical Animal Studies: An Intersectional Social Justice Approach. New York: Peter Lang Publishing. Co-edited with A. Nocella II, J. Sorenson and K. Socha.

Matsuoka, A. 2007. Kuritical social work to datsukoutikubunseki: Ensyu keisiki ni yoru naiseisikouno manabi (Critical Social Work and Analysing Practice through Deconstruction: Experiential Learning) Tokyo: Tyuouhouki, with S. Kitagawa, & N. Murata. In Japanese.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Ghosts and shadows: Constructions of Identity and Community in an African Diaspora, University of Toronto Press. With John Sorenson.

Book Chapters

Matsuoka, A. forthcoming Violence toward nonhuman animals. In Thomas Fleming (Ed.). Violence in Canada, Whitby, On: deSitter. With J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. forthcoming The new carnivores, with J. Sorenson, In Castricano, J. & Colman, J. (eds.) . Animal Subject, Waterloo, On: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. With J. Sorenson.

“Violence Towards Nonhuman Animals.” Book chapter in Violence in Canada. Thomas Fleming (Ed.) Whitby: de Sitter. Co-author J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. forthcoming Social Justice beyond Human Beings: Trans-Species Social Justice, In T. Ryan (Ed.). Animals in Social Work. London: Palgrave Macmillan.With John Sorenson

Matsuoka, A. 2010 Restorative Justice-based mediation for elder abuse among ethno-racial minority seniors, with A. Clarke and D. Murphy, In D.Durst & M. Maclean (Eds.). Diversity in Aging among Immigrant Seniors in Canada: Changing Faces and Greying Temples, Calgary, AB: Detselig Enterprises. 149-167.

Restorative Justice-based mediation for elder abuse among ethno-racial minority seniors, with A. Clarke and D. Murphy, In D.Durst & M. Maclean (Eds.). Diversity in Aging among Immigrant Seniors in Canada: Changing Faces and Greying Temples, Calgary, AB: Detselig Enterprises. 149-167.

Matsuoka, A. 2006. Ghosts and Shadows: Memory and resilience among the Eritrean Diaspora, with J. Sorenson. In V. Agnew (ed) Diaspora, Memory and Identity: A Search for Home, University of Toronto Press.

Matsuoka, A. 2003. What do minority ethnic older people prefer for care in later life?: Does the ethnic identity matter in later life? In J. F. Kess, H. Noro, M.M. Ayukawa & H. Lansdowne (Eds.), Changing Japanese identities in multicultural Canada. Victoria, B.C. : Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives, University of Victoria, 95-101.

Matsuoka, A. 2002. Community Care Access Centre, In M. Shirasawa and M. Fukutomi (Eds.), Kee Wodo de Yomu 21sekino Syakai Fukusi- Kea Managimento (Understading the 21st Century Social Welfare through Key Words: Care Mangement) Tokyo: Tyuouhouki, 180-181.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Kanada Kaigo Jijyou (Home Care system in Canada) (pp.250-256). In Kaigohoken Keywords Jiten (Dictionary of homecare insurance keywords) Tokyo: Chyuouhouki Publisher, 250-256.

Matsuoka, A. 2000. Kanada no ke-sumangimento (Case management in Canada). In M. Shirasawa et al. (Eds.) Ke-su managemento kouza Tokyo: Chyuouhouki, 121-138.

Matsuoka, A. 1999 Eritrean-Canadian refugee households as sites of gender renegotiation. D. Indra, (Ed.). Not a room of one's own: Engendering forced migration knowledge and practice. (pp.218-241) . Oxford: Berghahn Books, with Sorenson, J.

Matsuoka, A. 1997. Kanada no Tiikifukushi [Community Development in Canada], In F. Miura & K.Uda (Eds.) Tiikifukushijiten. [Encyclopedia for Community Welfare.] (pp. 430-431). Tokyo: Chyuouhouki. (In Japanese)

Matsuoka, A. 1996. Postomodernism wo sitentosita enpowerment apurochi. In I. Matsuhara (Ed.), Koureisyakea no Syakaiseisakugaku. [Postmodernism and Empowerment in Care for Older People. Social Policy in Care for Older People.] (pp. 203-218). Tokyo: Chyuouhouki. (In Japanese)
[Revised chapter from the monograph, KoureiSyakai niokeru Syakaikiban no Sousei ni Kansuru TyousaKenkyu. Hyogo Research Institute for Ageless Society, Japan.]

Matsuoka, A. 1994. Chihousei Roujin no Chiikikaigo to Social Work [Community Care for older people with dementia and social work] In K. Nakajima & H. Yonemoto (Eds), Zaitaku Care and Skill [ Home Care and Skills] (pp. 277-299). Tokyo: Chyuouhouki Publishing Inc. (In Japanese)

Matsuoka, A. 1989. Kanada no Roujin Fukushi [Social Welfare for the Aged in Canada]. In Shakai-Hosyo Kenkyusyo [Social Development Research Institute] (ed.), Kanada no Syakaihosyou [Social Welfare in Canada] (pp.215-236). Tokyo: Tokyo University Press. (In Japanese)

Matsuoka, A. 1984. Community Welfare Volunteers in Japan: the Minsei-Iin System. In R. Levinson and K.S. Hayne (Eds.), Accessing Human Services (pp. 259-274). Beverly Hills: Sage.

Journal Articles

Human consequences of animal exploitation: Needs for redefining social welfare, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, XL(4), 7-32.with J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2013 Human consequences of animal exploitation: Needs for redefining social welfare, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, XL(4), 7-32.with J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2012/2013 Prevention of abuse of older immigrant women in the post-migration context in Canada, Canadian Review of Social Policy/ Revue Canadienne de Politique Sociale 68/69 107-120. with S. Guruge, S.Koehn, M. Beaulieu and J. Ploeg with Lithwick, M, Manuel, L., Mullings, D., Roger, K., Spencer, C., Tyyskä, V., Walsh, C., & Gomes, F.

Matsuoka, A. 2009 Combating stigma and discrimination among social work students, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 28(2), 95-98. with A. Thompson.

Matsuoka, A. 2006. Datsukoutiku bunnsekini yoru jireikenkyuu:so-syaruwo-ka aidentitinokeiseiwomezasite.2 Case analysis (Deconstructing Cases: Analysis by using critical social work for Practicum education to form social work identities), Social Work Kenkyu, with S. Kitagawa, & N. Murata.

Matsuoka, A. 2005. Datsukoutiku bunnsekini yoru jireikenkyuu:so-syaruwo-ka aidentitinokeiseiwomezasite.1( theory) (Deconstructing Cases: Analysis by using critical social work for Practicum education to form social work identities), Social Work Kenkyu, 30(2), 61-69. with S. Kitagawa, & N. Murata.

Matsuoka, A. 2005. Ideas of North: The Eritrean diaspora in Canada. Journal of Eritrean Studies, 4(2). 85-114. with John Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2004. So-syaru wa-ku no jissenn towa nanndesuka. (What is social work practice?) Social Work Kenkyu, 30(1), 32-38.

Matsuoka, A. 2003. Critical social work to kazokuheno sihenn.(Critical social work and support for a family), Syakaifukusikenskyu, 88, 41-47.

Matsuoka, A. 2003. Koureisya wo mamoru: kanadano koureisya gyakutai houninn (Protecting and preventing elder abuse and neglects in Canada), Social Work Kenkyu, 29(1), 39-46.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Phantom wars and cyberwars: Abyssinian fundamentalism and catastrophe in Eritrea, Dialectical Anthropology 26(1), 37-63, with John Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Assessment ni okeru gihouto tuuru no imi.[What do assessment tools and skills mean in social work?] Social Work Kenkyu 26(4) 40-46.

Matsuoka, A. 2000. Kanada ni okeru imin nanmin to syakai fukusi sabisu(Social Services for Immigrants and Refugees in Canada), Syakaifukusikenskyu, 79, 113-117.

Matsuoka, A. 1999 Kea managemento, (Care-management) Kea manajia 2, 72-74. (in Japanese)

Matsuoka, A. 1999. Preferred care in later life among Japanese Canadians. Journal of Multicultural Social Work. 7(1/2), 127-148.

Matsuoka, A. 1999. Eritrean women in Canada: Negotiating new lives. Canadian Woman Studies les cahiers de la femme. 19(3), 104-109. with John Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 1993. Collecting qualitative data through interviews with ethnic elderly. Canadian Journal on Aging, 12(2), 216-232.

Matsuoka, A. 1992. Yori renkeisareta homu kea sabisu ni mukete: kanada ontario no baai [Toward better coordinated home care services: The Case of Ontario, Canada]. Home Care, 6(9), 30-33. (First of a series of two)

Matsuoka, A. 1991. Ethnic Identity and Social Service Delivery: Some Models Examined in Relation to Immigrants and Refugees from Ethiopia. Canadian Social Work Review, 8(1), 255-268, with Sorenson, J.

Conference Proceedings

Matsuoka, A. 1996. Ethical decision making for health and well-being. Proceedings: Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers & the International Association of Schools of Social Work, 24-27, July, 1996 (pp.53-55), with Tabisz, E..

Conference Papers

Matsuoka, A. (2009) . Building foundations for mental health and wellness promotion: A mental health recovery-based anti-stigma/oppression education program, International Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and Wellness, Toronto, Ontario, March 4th - 6th. With Ann Thompson.

Matsuoka, A. (2008) . Restorative Justice based Mediation for Elder Abuse among Ethno-Racial Minority Older People, 37th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting of The Canadian Association on Gerontology, London, On, Oct. 23-25. With with A.Clark and D. Murphy.

Matsuoka, A. 2002. Caring for the old in Canada, In Nobuyoshi Onizaki et al. (Eds.) , Sekai Kaigo Jijyou (Caring for the old in the World). Tokyo: Tyuouhouki. 205-223.

Public Lectures

Matsuoka, A. (2008) . Critical social work and community work, invited lecture at the Department of Social Work, Doshisya University, Kyoto, Japan. May 12.

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2014 AP/SOWK4000 6.0  Practicum in Social Work I PRAC Course Website 
Fall 2014 AP/SOWK4001 6.0  Practicum in Social Work II PRAC Course Website 


My past research has been on the intersectionality of oppression and 1) identity issues related to the older population and 2) identity issues among the diaspora population from the Horn of Africa. Continuing my interests in ethnoracial minority older adults, I have been working on abuse among older immigrant adults and developed an intervention model using restorative justice mediation. I continue to work on Wellness Recovery Action Plan with older adults in which I use strengths-based critical social work and a mental health recovery approach. Currently I examine intersectionality of oppression and social justice beyond human animals in the hope of developing the area of social work and animals from an animal rights perspective.



Degrees

PhD, University of Toronto


Research Interests:

Social Work , Elderly , abuse of older adults, animals and social work, ethnicity and intersectionality

Current Research Projects

  • Highlighting the role of resilience, leadership, and capacity-building among immigrant seniors in addressing elder abuse within immigrant communities
    Summary: 
    Elder abuse and neglect has been identified as a key concern that significantly affects the quality of life and the full contributions of older persons to society. While interest in addressing elder abuse has increased, considerable gaps remain in the social sciences literature. One main gap is the limited research about elder abuse and neglect within immigrant communities. A second main gap is related to the portrayal of older adults as vulnerable and lacking agency; few studies have focused on leadership, resilience, and capacity-building activities among specific organizations and among older individuals themselves. In this project, we will host a series of planned knowledge mobilization activities focusing on leadership development, capacity-building, and resilience among older immigrants in an effort to address elder abuse.

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Co-investigator

    Funders: 
    SSHRC

  • Partnering to promote health care equity for ethnic minority older adults
    Summary: 
    Recent immigrant older adults and some visible minorities who have aged here experience health inequities in Canada. These are primarily related to difficulties with the complex process of accessing suitable care. However, Canadian research on the topic is extremely fragmented and hard to find and knowledge users charged with designing policy and programs do not have the evidence they need to help them to address access barriers experienced by ethnic minority older adults. Effort is needed to consolidate existing evidence and design research that fills knowledge gaps with respect to access so as to generate a decision-making tool that can guide knowledge users in their decisions across different health and social care contexts. This project intends to address this gap.

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Co-investigator

    Funders: 
    CIHR

  • Animal assisted interventions in the Nova Scotia health service sector
    Summary: 
    This study investigates current practice of animal-assisted interventions (AAI) in the province of Nova Scotia from the perspective of practitioners in the five health care professions, including occupational, recreational, and behavioural therapists, psychologists, and social workers. The purposes of this study are: 1) to gain a better understanding of how AAI are conducted in the province, the types of health concerns addressed, and the relationship between AAI services and other health services; 2) to develop a conceptual framework for best practices of AAI within the context of NS and 3) to bring curricular change initiatives using the research findings. We proposed to achieve the purposes through conducting constructivist grounded theory based in-depth interviews with practitioners and through advisory workshops.

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Co-investigator

    Funders: 
    the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation

  • Moving forward: Development of a program of research on prevention of abuse and neglect, and health promotion among older immigrant women
    Summary: 
    The project aimed to 1) establish collaborative research networks and partnerships; 2) convene a symposium for knowledge sharing/exchange, identify gaps, and build consensus on the priority research directions; 3) disseminate the knowledge gained from the symposium; 4) develop a shared program of research; and 5) refine priority research questions and prepare grant applications.

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Co-Prinipal Investigator

    Funders: 
    CIHR

  • Gender and Reconstruction in Eritrea
    Description: 
    This study examines gender relations in a new state, Eritrea, that gained independence from Ethiopia after three decades of war. The nationalist Eritrean People's Liberation Front (EPLF) expressed commitment to women's emancipation and other progressive ideas during the struggle for independence; the study examined the situation of women after independence when the EPLF formed the government. Research involved collecting stories from ex-female fighters, female students, civilians, and officials. The study is in the final stage, in which a book manuscript is being revised.

    Role: Co-investigator

    Funders: 
    SSHRC

  • Court-based Family mediation with South Asians in Peel
    Description: 
    This is community-based action research by the Peel Family Mediation to find outcomes of court-based mediation.

    Project Type: Funded
    Role: Investigator

    Funders: 
    The Ministry of Attorney Genearal

  • Building “Animals and Social Work”: Incorporating ¬Trans-Species Social Justice
    Project Type: Funded
    Role: PI

    Start Date:  Month: May  Year: 2014
    End Date:  Month: Apr  Year: 2019

    Collaborator: John Sorenson
    Funders: 
    SSHRC

Selected Publications

Matsuoka, A. 2013 Human consequences of animal exploitation: Needs for redefining social welfare, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, XL(4), 7-32.with J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2012/2013 Prevention of abuse of older immigrant women in the post-migration context in Canada, Canadian Review of Social Policy/ Revue Canadienne de Politique Sociale 68/69 107-120. with S. Guruge, S.Koehn, M. Beaulieu and J. Ploeg with Lithwick, M, Manuel, L., Mullings, D., Roger, K., Spencer, C., Tyyskä, V., Walsh, C., & Gomes, F.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Ghosts and shadows: Constructions of Identity and Community in an African Diaspora, University of Toronto Press. With John Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2009 Combating stigma and discrimination among social work students, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 28(2), 95-98. with A. Thompson.

Matsuoka, A. forthcoming Social Justice beyond Human Beings: Trans-Species Social Justice, In T. Ryan (Ed.). Animals in Social Work. London: Palgrave Macmillan.With John Sorenson

Matsuoka, A. 2007. Kuritical social work to datsukoutikubunseki: Ensyu keisiki ni yoru naiseisikouno manabi (Critical Social Work and Analysing Practice through Deconstruction: Experiential Learning) Tokyo: Tyuouhouki, with S. Kitagawa, & N. Murata. In Japanese.

All Publications

Books

A Matsuoka 2014 Defining Critical Animal Studies: An Intersectional Social Justice Approach. New York: Peter Lang Publishing. Co-edited with A. Nocella II, J. Sorenson and K. Socha.

Matsuoka, A. 2007. Kuritical social work to datsukoutikubunseki: Ensyu keisiki ni yoru naiseisikouno manabi (Critical Social Work and Analysing Practice through Deconstruction: Experiential Learning) Tokyo: Tyuouhouki, with S. Kitagawa, & N. Murata. In Japanese.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Ghosts and shadows: Constructions of Identity and Community in an African Diaspora, University of Toronto Press. With John Sorenson.

Book Chapters

Matsuoka, A. forthcoming Violence toward nonhuman animals. In Thomas Fleming (Ed.). Violence in Canada, Whitby, On: deSitter. With J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. forthcoming The new carnivores, with J. Sorenson, In Castricano, J. & Colman, J. (eds.) . Animal Subject, Waterloo, On: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. With J. Sorenson.

“Violence Towards Nonhuman Animals.” Book chapter in Violence in Canada. Thomas Fleming (Ed.) Whitby: de Sitter. Co-author J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. forthcoming Social Justice beyond Human Beings: Trans-Species Social Justice, In T. Ryan (Ed.). Animals in Social Work. London: Palgrave Macmillan.With John Sorenson

Matsuoka, A. 2010 Restorative Justice-based mediation for elder abuse among ethno-racial minority seniors, with A. Clarke and D. Murphy, In D.Durst & M. Maclean (Eds.). Diversity in Aging among Immigrant Seniors in Canada: Changing Faces and Greying Temples, Calgary, AB: Detselig Enterprises. 149-167.

Restorative Justice-based mediation for elder abuse among ethno-racial minority seniors, with A. Clarke and D. Murphy, In D.Durst & M. Maclean (Eds.). Diversity in Aging among Immigrant Seniors in Canada: Changing Faces and Greying Temples, Calgary, AB: Detselig Enterprises. 149-167.

Matsuoka, A. 2006. Ghosts and Shadows: Memory and resilience among the Eritrean Diaspora, with J. Sorenson. In V. Agnew (ed) Diaspora, Memory and Identity: A Search for Home, University of Toronto Press.

Matsuoka, A. 2003. What do minority ethnic older people prefer for care in later life?: Does the ethnic identity matter in later life? In J. F. Kess, H. Noro, M.M. Ayukawa & H. Lansdowne (Eds.), Changing Japanese identities in multicultural Canada. Victoria, B.C. : Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives, University of Victoria, 95-101.

Matsuoka, A. 2002. Community Care Access Centre, In M. Shirasawa and M. Fukutomi (Eds.), Kee Wodo de Yomu 21sekino Syakai Fukusi- Kea Managimento (Understading the 21st Century Social Welfare through Key Words: Care Mangement) Tokyo: Tyuouhouki, 180-181.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Kanada Kaigo Jijyou (Home Care system in Canada) (pp.250-256). In Kaigohoken Keywords Jiten (Dictionary of homecare insurance keywords) Tokyo: Chyuouhouki Publisher, 250-256.

Matsuoka, A. 2000. Kanada no ke-sumangimento (Case management in Canada). In M. Shirasawa et al. (Eds.) Ke-su managemento kouza Tokyo: Chyuouhouki, 121-138.

Matsuoka, A. 1999 Eritrean-Canadian refugee households as sites of gender renegotiation. D. Indra, (Ed.). Not a room of one's own: Engendering forced migration knowledge and practice. (pp.218-241) . Oxford: Berghahn Books, with Sorenson, J.

Matsuoka, A. 1997. Kanada no Tiikifukushi [Community Development in Canada], In F. Miura & K.Uda (Eds.) Tiikifukushijiten. [Encyclopedia for Community Welfare.] (pp. 430-431). Tokyo: Chyuouhouki. (In Japanese)

Matsuoka, A. 1996. Postomodernism wo sitentosita enpowerment apurochi. In I. Matsuhara (Ed.), Koureisyakea no Syakaiseisakugaku. [Postmodernism and Empowerment in Care for Older People. Social Policy in Care for Older People.] (pp. 203-218). Tokyo: Chyuouhouki. (In Japanese)
[Revised chapter from the monograph, KoureiSyakai niokeru Syakaikiban no Sousei ni Kansuru TyousaKenkyu. Hyogo Research Institute for Ageless Society, Japan.]

Matsuoka, A. 1994. Chihousei Roujin no Chiikikaigo to Social Work [Community Care for older people with dementia and social work] In K. Nakajima & H. Yonemoto (Eds), Zaitaku Care and Skill [ Home Care and Skills] (pp. 277-299). Tokyo: Chyuouhouki Publishing Inc. (In Japanese)

Matsuoka, A. 1989. Kanada no Roujin Fukushi [Social Welfare for the Aged in Canada]. In Shakai-Hosyo Kenkyusyo [Social Development Research Institute] (ed.), Kanada no Syakaihosyou [Social Welfare in Canada] (pp.215-236). Tokyo: Tokyo University Press. (In Japanese)

Matsuoka, A. 1984. Community Welfare Volunteers in Japan: the Minsei-Iin System. In R. Levinson and K.S. Hayne (Eds.), Accessing Human Services (pp. 259-274). Beverly Hills: Sage.

Journal Articles

Human consequences of animal exploitation: Needs for redefining social welfare, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, XL(4), 7-32.with J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2013 Human consequences of animal exploitation: Needs for redefining social welfare, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, XL(4), 7-32.with J. Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2012/2013 Prevention of abuse of older immigrant women in the post-migration context in Canada, Canadian Review of Social Policy/ Revue Canadienne de Politique Sociale 68/69 107-120. with S. Guruge, S.Koehn, M. Beaulieu and J. Ploeg with Lithwick, M, Manuel, L., Mullings, D., Roger, K., Spencer, C., Tyyskä, V., Walsh, C., & Gomes, F.

Matsuoka, A. 2009 Combating stigma and discrimination among social work students, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 28(2), 95-98. with A. Thompson.

Matsuoka, A. 2006. Datsukoutiku bunnsekini yoru jireikenkyuu:so-syaruwo-ka aidentitinokeiseiwomezasite.2 Case analysis (Deconstructing Cases: Analysis by using critical social work for Practicum education to form social work identities), Social Work Kenkyu, with S. Kitagawa, & N. Murata.

Matsuoka, A. 2005. Datsukoutiku bunnsekini yoru jireikenkyuu:so-syaruwo-ka aidentitinokeiseiwomezasite.1( theory) (Deconstructing Cases: Analysis by using critical social work for Practicum education to form social work identities), Social Work Kenkyu, 30(2), 61-69. with S. Kitagawa, & N. Murata.

Matsuoka, A. 2005. Ideas of North: The Eritrean diaspora in Canada. Journal of Eritrean Studies, 4(2). 85-114. with John Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2004. So-syaru wa-ku no jissenn towa nanndesuka. (What is social work practice?) Social Work Kenkyu, 30(1), 32-38.

Matsuoka, A. 2003. Critical social work to kazokuheno sihenn.(Critical social work and support for a family), Syakaifukusikenskyu, 88, 41-47.

Matsuoka, A. 2003. Koureisya wo mamoru: kanadano koureisya gyakutai houninn (Protecting and preventing elder abuse and neglects in Canada), Social Work Kenkyu, 29(1), 39-46.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Phantom wars and cyberwars: Abyssinian fundamentalism and catastrophe in Eritrea, Dialectical Anthropology 26(1), 37-63, with John Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 2001. Assessment ni okeru gihouto tuuru no imi.[What do assessment tools and skills mean in social work?] Social Work Kenkyu 26(4) 40-46.

Matsuoka, A. 2000. Kanada ni okeru imin nanmin to syakai fukusi sabisu(Social Services for Immigrants and Refugees in Canada), Syakaifukusikenskyu, 79, 113-117.

Matsuoka, A. 1999 Kea managemento, (Care-management) Kea manajia 2, 72-74. (in Japanese)

Matsuoka, A. 1999. Preferred care in later life among Japanese Canadians. Journal of Multicultural Social Work. 7(1/2), 127-148.

Matsuoka, A. 1999. Eritrean women in Canada: Negotiating new lives. Canadian Woman Studies les cahiers de la femme. 19(3), 104-109. with John Sorenson.

Matsuoka, A. 1993. Collecting qualitative data through interviews with ethnic elderly. Canadian Journal on Aging, 12(2), 216-232.

Matsuoka, A. 1992. Yori renkeisareta homu kea sabisu ni mukete: kanada ontario no baai [Toward better coordinated home care services: The Case of Ontario, Canada]. Home Care, 6(9), 30-33. (First of a series of two)

Matsuoka, A. 1991. Ethnic Identity and Social Service Delivery: Some Models Examined in Relation to Immigrants and Refugees from Ethiopia. Canadian Social Work Review, 8(1), 255-268, with Sorenson, J.

Conference Proceedings

Matsuoka, A. 1996. Ethical decision making for health and well-being. Proceedings: Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers & the International Association of Schools of Social Work, 24-27, July, 1996 (pp.53-55), with Tabisz, E..

Conference Papers

Matsuoka, A. (2009) . Building foundations for mental health and wellness promotion: A mental health recovery-based anti-stigma/oppression education program, International Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and Wellness, Toronto, Ontario, March 4th - 6th. With Ann Thompson.

Matsuoka, A. (2008) . Restorative Justice based Mediation for Elder Abuse among Ethno-Racial Minority Older People, 37th Annual Scientific & Educational Meeting of The Canadian Association on Gerontology, London, On, Oct. 23-25. With with A.Clark and D. Murphy.

Matsuoka, A. 2002. Caring for the old in Canada, In Nobuyoshi Onizaki et al. (Eds.) , Sekai Kaigo Jijyou (Caring for the old in the World). Tokyo: Tyuouhouki. 205-223.

Public Lectures

Matsuoka, A. (2008) . Critical social work and community work, invited lecture at the Department of Social Work, Doshisya University, Kyoto, Japan. May 12.


Teaching:

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Fall 2014 AP/SOWK4000 6.0  Practicum in Social Work I PRAC Course Website 
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