Sociology

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Veterans with a Vision

Canada’s War Blinded in Peace and War

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Illuminates the challenges faced by Canada’s war-blinded veterans and outlines the history of the Sir Arthur Pearson Association of War Blinded, an advocacy group for all Canadian veterans and blind citizens.

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Sex and the Revitalized City

Gender, Condominium Development, and Urban Citizenship

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By examining urban revitalization in Toronto from the perspective of women, this book reveals the neoliberal agenda that lies beneath the rhetoric of condo ownership.

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Transnational Yearnings

Tourism, Migration, and the Diasporic City

UBC Press

By exploring circuits of migration and personal exchange between Toronto and Jamaica, this book maps a new way to look at postcolonial contact zones and transnational migration.

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The Aquaculture Controversy in Canada

Activism, Policy, and Contested Science

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A comprehensive examination of the aquaculture controversy in Canada.

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Speaking for a Long Time

Public Space and Social Memory in Vancouver

UBC Press

This vivid account of the creation of three public monuments in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside offers unique insights into the links between power, public space, and social memory and asks us to reconsider the nature and role of civic art.

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Asian Religions in British Columbia

UBC Press

This path-breaking book offers the first comprehensive, comparative examination of Asian religions in British Columbia. Its insightful and accessible community accounts offer intimate portraits of local religious groups, including Hindus and Sikhs from South Asia; Buddhist organizations from Southeast Asia; and Tibetan, Japanese, and Chinese religions from East and Central Asia.

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Terrain of Memory

A Japanese Canadian Memorial Project

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This book explores how Japanese Canadians living in an isolated mountainous valley in the province of British Columbia worked together to transform the village where they lived for over fifty years from a site of political violence into a space for remembrance.

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Administering the Colonizer

Manchuria’s Russians under Chinese Rule, 1918-29

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A revisionist history of a unique administrative experiment – the Chinese administration of Manchuria’s Russians in the 1920s – that supports a more nuanced view of Chinese nationalism and China’s relationship with minority cultures.

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Panoptic Dreams

Streetscape Video Surveillance in Canada

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A definitive study of the implementation and implications of streetscape video surveillance systems in Canada.

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Dreaming in Canadian

South Asian Youth, Bollywood, and Belonging

UBC Press

Dreaming in Canadian explores the connections between the media and identity formation among young Canadians of South Asian origin.

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