Papers

Working Papers


Khan, M. N., Rothwell, D. W., Cherney, K. & Sussman, T. Understanding the Financial Knowledge Gap: A New Dimension of Inequality in Later Life [Working Paper Version on SocArXiv]

Braganza, M., Akesson, B. & Rothwell, D. W. Grounded Theory in Canadian Social Work Dissertations: Preliminary Findings [Working Paper Version on SSRN]

Rothwell, D. W. & Khan, M. N. Measuring perceived financial capability. [Working Paper Version on SSRN]

Rothwell, D. W. & Haveman, R. Definition and measurement of asset poverty in Canada. [Working Paper Version on SSRN]

Under Review


Rothwell, D. W., Robson, J. Asset Poverty as a Measure of Economic Vulnerability in Canada.

Rothwell, D. W., Otis, N., & Settersten, R. Wealth Inequality and Asset Poverty in Early and Middle Adulthood: A Comparison of the United States and Canada.

Esposito, T., Rothwell, D. W., & Trocme, N. Placement decisions and neighborhood socioeconomic disparities: A multilevel Cox proportional hazard analysis.

Grenier, A., Barken, R., Sussman, T., Rothwell, D., Bourgeois-Guerin, V. Recognizing Homelessness Among Older People: An Assessment of Strategies and Frameworks across Canada.

Duchesne, A., Rothwell, D. W., Ohana, G., & Grenier, A. Building research capacity to improve services for the homeless: An integrated community-academic partnership model

Bourgeois-Guérin, V., Blondin Ruel, R.-A., Grenier, A., Sussman, T., &  Rothwell, D. W. Trajectoires de vie des aînés itinérants: état des connaissances

Rothwell, D. W., Khan, M. N., & Cherney, K. Financial capability and savings practices across low-income families in Canada.

 2016


Duchesne, A., Rothwell, D. W., Grenier, A., & Ohana, G. (2016). Building research capacity to improve services for the homeless: An integrated community-academic partnership model. In Nichols, N. & Doberstein, C. (Eds.), Exploring effective systems responses (pp. 302–317). Toronto: The Homeless Hub Press.

Rothwell, D. W., Sussman, T., Grenier, A., Mott, S., & Bourgeious-Guerin, V. (2016). Patterns of shelter use amongst men new to homelessness in later life: Duration of stay and psychosocial factors related to departure. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 1-23. [Working paper vesion on SSRN]

Grenier, A., Barken, R., Sussman, T., Rothwell, D., Bourgeois-Guérin, V., Lavoie, J-P. (2016). A literature review of homelessness and aging: Suggestions for a policy and practice-relevant research agenda. Canadian Journal on Aging, 35 (1), 1-14.

2015


Rothwell, D. W. Asset-based measures of poverty. In M. Odekon & G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of world poverty (2nd ed.). (pp. 999-1001). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 

Rothwell, D. W. Canada. In M. Odekon & G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of world poverty (2nd ed.). (pp. 168-170). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 

McEwen, A. & Rothwell, D. W. Children and poverty. In M. Odekon & G. Golson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of world poverty (2nd ed.). (pp. 216-222). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 

Rothwell, D. W., Lach, L., Blumenthal, A., & Akesson, B. Patterns and trens in social work dissertations in Canada. Journal of Teaching in Social Work.  [Working Paper Version on SSRN]

2014


Rothwell, D. W. & de Boer, K. (2014) Operationalizing hardship in child maltreatment research in Canada: A literature review. Child Indicators Research, 7(2), 301-320. Full text: [Child Indicators Research] [Preprint version]

2013


Rothwell, D. W. (2013) Pathways to Higher Education for Native Hawaiian Individual Development Account Participants. International Indigenous Policy Journal.
Full text: [International Indigenous Policy Journal] [Preprint version]

Rothwell, D. W., Bhaiji, R. & Blumenthal, A. Perceived impact of IDA participation: Qualitative findings. (2013). Journal of Indigenous Social Development, 2(1), 1-18.
Full text: [Journal of Indigenous Social Development] and [CSD Working Paper] and [Preprint version]

Rothwell, D. W., & Sultana, N. (2013). Cash-Flow and Savings Practices of Low-Income Households: Evidence From a Follow-Up Study of IDA Participants. Journal of Social Service Research39(2), 281-292.
Full text: [Journal of Social Service Research] and [CSD Working Paper]

2012


Burns, V., Grenier, A., Lavoie, J.-P., Rothwell, D. W., & Sussman, T. (2012). Les personnes âgées itinérantes — invisibles et exclues. Une analyse de trois stratégies pour contrer l’itinérance. Revue Frontièrs, 25(1), 31-56. Full text: [Revue Frontièrs]

Han, C. K. & Rothwell, D. W. (2012). Savings and family functioning during the 2008 Recession: An exploratory study with lower income Singaporeans. International Social Work. doi: 10.1177/0020872812444482.
Full text: [Preprint version]

Han, C. K., Rothwell, D. W. & Lin, E. (2012). Cash Transfers and Child Well-being in Singapore: An Exploratory Study of the School Pocket Money Fund. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 22(1-2), 36-49. doi: 10.1080/02185385.2012.681143.
Full text: [Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development] and [Preprint version]

2011


Ow, R. & Rothwell, D. W. (2011). Needs and issues of persons with disability. In K. Mehta & A. Wee (Eds.), Social Work in the Singapore Context (2nd ed.; pp. 241-270). Singapore: Pearson.
Full text: [Preprint version]

Rothwell, D. W. (2011). The case for asset-based interventions with Indigenous Peoples: Evidence from Hawai'i. International Social Work, 54(1), 35-50. doi: 10.1177/0020872810369119.
Full text: [International Social Work] and [McGill eScholarship]

2010


Rothwell, D. W. & Han, C. K. (2010). Exploring the relationship between assets and family stress among low-income families. Family Relations. 59(4), 396-407. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3729.2010.00611.x.
Full text: [Family Relations] and [McGill eScholarship]

Rothwell, D. W. & Han, C. K. (2010). Individual Development Account participation and social development among Native Hawaiians. Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, 20(2), 21-35.
Full text: [Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development]

Rothwell, D. W. (2010). Asset building among Native Hawaiians: Lessons from the Kahiku IDA program. Hulili: Multidisciplinary Research on Hawaiian Well-Being. 6,187-212. [Full text]

McCubbin, H. I., Strom, I., McCubbin, L., Zhang, W., Kehl, L., Foley, S., Mataira, P., & Rothwell, D. W. (2010). Health disparities of Native Hawaiians revisited: Implications of multiethnicity. In H. I. McCubbin, K. Ontai, L. Kehl, L. McCubbin, I. Strom, H. Hart, B. Debaryshe, M. Ripke & J. Matsukoka (Eds.), Multiethnic families: Development, identity, and resilience (pp. 93-108). Honolulu: Le'a & Xlibre Publications.

Rothwell, D. W. & Han, C. K. (2010). Second Thoughts: Who Almost Participates in an IDA Program? Journal of Social Service Research, 36(2), 107-117. doi: 10.1080/01488370903578025.
Full text: [Journal of Social Service Research] and [CSD Working Paper]

2009


Ng, I. & Rothwell, D. W. (2009). A rising tide lifts no sunken boat. Social Space, 2, 92-98.
Full text: [McGill eScholarship]

Rothwell, D. W. (2009). [Review of the online document PROGRESA and Its Impact on the Welfare of Rural Households in Mexico]. Social Development Issues, 31(2), 93-97.
Full text: [McGill eScholarship]

Other Publications and Reports


Rothwell, D. W., Cherney, K. & Trocmé, N. (2015). Financial Strain, Child Maltreatment and the Great Recession in Canada. Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal [Available here]

Barken, R., Grenier, A., Budd, B., Sussman, T., Rothwell, D. W., Bourgeois-Guérin (April, 2015). Aging and homelessness in Canada: A review of frameworks and strategies. Gilbrea Centre for Studies on Aging, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON. [Available here]

Collin-Vézina, D.,  Doucet, M., Marion, E., Rothwell, D. W., Roy, C., Trocmé, N. & Wegner-Lohin, J. (2015). Reorganizing health and social services in Québec in the name of austerity: Too much, too fast and too centralized?. Centre for Research on Children and Families, McGill University. [Available here]

Grenier, A., Weldrick, R., Sussman, T., Rothwell, D. W., & Bourgeious-Guerin, V. (2014). Systematic Literature Search: Homelessness among Older People. Hamilton, ON: Gilbrea Center for Studies in Aging, McMaster University. Available here.

Rothwell, D. W., & Nam, Y. (2014, May 5). New Findings on Asset Poverty in Canada and Developments on Asset Poverty Measurement. Invited blog post, New America Foundation: The Ladder. Available here.

Blumenthal, A., & Rothwell, D. W. (2014). Parents' perceptions of savings in an Indigenous community: Internal report. Montreal: McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families.

Kuhonta, E. M., Poteete, A. R., & Rothwell, D. W. (2013). A Tripartite Analysis of Sustainable Development: Environmental, Social, and Political Forms of Sustainability (Research to Practice Policy Brief No. 30). Montreal, QC: Institute for the Study of International Development.

Wilson, A. & Rothwell, D. W. Shifting power: A case for WID in development practice.
Full text: [Preprint verion]

Jud, A., Fluke, J., Rothwell, D. W., Trocmé, N. (2013) Temporal and regional stability in factors associated with child welfare referrals to family services.
Full text: [Preprint version]

Mott, S., Spagnolo, J., Rothwell, D. W. (2013). Escale Program: Focus Group Findings. Montreal: McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families. Available here.

deBoer, K., Rothwell, D.W. & Lee, C. (2013). Child and family poverty in Canada: Implications for child welfare research. Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal Information Sheet # 123.
Full text: [Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal]

Mott, S., Moore, M. & Rothwell, D. W. (2012). Addressing homelessness in Canada: Implications for intervention strategies and program design - A review of the literature. Montreal: McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families.
Full text: [Centre for Research on Children and Families]

Mott, S., Moore, M. & Rothwell, D. W. (2012). Etape Program: Focus group findings. Montreal: McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families.
Full text: [Centre for Research on Children and Families]

Back to top