Sociology

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The Moral Economies of Ethnic and Nationalist Claims

UBC Press

Leading scholars investigate the complex role that competing moral economies play in ethnic and nationalist conflicts.

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Mobilizing Metaphor

Art, Culture, and Disability Activism in Canada

UBC Press

Mobilizing Metaphor illustrates how radical and unconventional forms of activism, including art, are reshaping the vibrant tradition of disability activism in Canada, challenging perceptions of disability and the politics that surround it.

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Behind the Walls

Inmates and Correctional Officers on the State of Canadian Prisons

UBC Press

Based on candid conversations with inmates and correctional officers in federal and provincial prisons, Behind the Walls offers an up-to-date and balanced account of the corrections landscape in Canada.

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Community Forestry in Canada

Lessons from Policy and Practice

Edited by Sara Teitelbaum
UBC Press

The first comprehensive look at community forestry initiatives across Canada, this book provides a rich and detailed portrait of the sector from Newfoundland to British Columbia.

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Critical Suicidology

Transforming Suicide Research and Prevention for the 21st Century

UBC Press

Critical Suicidology introduces alternative approaches to suicide prevention, approaches that don’t pathologize inequality and distress but rather take into consideration the social, political, and cultural contexts of people’s lives.

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White Settler Reserve

New Iceland and the Colonization of the Canadian West

UBC Press

This innovative history of a reserve for Icelandic settlers connects the dots between immigration and Indigenous dispossession in western Canada.

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