Sociology

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Remembering the Samsui Women

Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Tracking the Great Bear

How Environmentalists Recreated British Columbia’s Coastal Rainforest

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A detailed account of the complex and contested process that resulted in the establishment of the Great Bear Rainforest in coastal British Columbia.

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Cultivating Connections

The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada

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The voices of Chinese immigrants who settled in the pre-1950s Canadian prairies come alive in this extraordinary record of migration, settlement, and community life.

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Welcome to Resisterville

American Dissidents in British Columbia

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A compelling, highly readable study of American migration to the West Kootenays and of the counterculture values that created a vibrant society in the Canadian wilderness.

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