Sociology

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Protest and Politics

The Promise of Social Movement Societies

UBC Press

Protest and Politics examines the blurring of contentious politics and mainstream politics to argue that, in an era of social movement societies, our understanding of the boundaries between politics and protest needs to be reconfigured.

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Putting the State on Trial

The Policing of Protest during the G20 Summit

UBC Press

Not only were peaceful protestors and innocent bystanders assaulted by police during the G20 Summit in Toronto in June 2010, but the constitutional rights of Canadians were as well. This book contextualizes the events and examines what should be done to safeguard the rights of Canadians to freedom of speech, peaceful assembly, and freedom from arbitrary arrest and detention in the future.

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Nationhood Interrupted

Revitalizing nêhiyaw Legal Systems

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Co-founder of the international movement Idle No More, Sylvia McAdam shares nêhiyaw (Cree) laws so that future generations may understand and live by them, revitalizing Indigenous nationhood.

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Remembering the Samsui Women

Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China

UBC Press

A study of the Samsui women who migrated from China to Singapore, where they have been commemorated as nation-builders.

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Immigration Canada

Evolving Realities and Emerging Challenges in a Postnational World

UBC Press

An essential primer for readers interested in tracing the development and dynamics of Canada’s immigration program and understanding the impact of recent federal reforms on Canadian society.

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Acquired Tastes

Why Families Eat the Way They Do

UBC Press

Interviews with Canadian families reveal that our daily food choices reflect individual tastes and preferences but also our economic, social, and geographical place in the world.

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Demarginalizing Voices

Commitment, Emotion, and Action in Qualitative Research

UBC Press

By openly discussing the challenges of adopting innovative research methods, scholars of marginalized populations bring discussions of methodology from the fringes to the centre of debate in the social sciences.

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Mixed Race Amnesia

Resisting the Romanticization of Multiraciality

UBC Press

Mixed Race Amnesia explores how contemporary “progressive” attitudes toward multiraciality actually serve to obscure complex diasporic family histories while reinforcing colonialism.

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Co-operative Canada

Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses

UBC Press

A comprehensive look at how Canadians are responding to the forces of globalization through collectively owned enterprises.

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Rebel Youth

1960s Labour Unrest, Young Workers, and New Leftists in English Canada

UBC Press

Rebel Youth draws important connections between the stories of young workers and the youth movement in Canada, claiming a central place for labour and class in the legacy of the 1960s.

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