Sociology

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Sex Workers in the Maritimes Talk Back

UBC Press

Sex workers in three Maritime cities discuss violence and safety, health, politics, and public perception of the trade, portraying the best and the worst facets of their working lives.

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Supporting Indigenous Children's Development

Community-University Partnerships

UBC Press

The authors show how an innovative program – an unexpected partnership between an Aboriginal tribal council and the University of Victoria’s School of Child and Youth Care – has strengthened community capacity to design and deliver culturally appropriate programs to support young children’s development.

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Race and the City

Chinese Canadian and Chinese American Political Mobilization

UBC Press

Presents an elegant analysis of the mechanisms of political mobilization under systemic racism that draws on case studies, interviews, and a detailed understanding of the racialized legal and sociocultural histories of the United States and Canada.

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Development's Displacements

Economies, Ecologies, and Cultures at Risk

UBC Press
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Diversity and Equality

The Changing Framework of Freedom in Canada

UBC Press

Critically examines the challenge of protecting rights in diverse societies.

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Transnational Identities and Practices in Canada

UBC Press

This is the first collection in Canada to provide a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of transnationalism.

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Two Families

Treaties and Government

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Through an examination of treaty rights, Johnson makes a passionate plea for equality and harmony between First Nations, governments, and society in general.

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Voices Rising

Asian Canadian Cultural Activism

UBC Press

Examines Asian Canadian political and cultural activism around community building, identity making, racial equity, and social justice.

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The Cypress Hills

An Island by Itself

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Building on the success of their earlier work, The Cypress Hills: The Land and its People, Hildebrandt and Hubner revisit the hills and bring new and updated material to this book.

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People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia

UBC Press

Contributors contemplate the evolution of child protection policy and practice in BC, addressing political influences on structural arrangements, cultural traditions of First Nations clients, and establishing community control over services.

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