Sociology

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Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice

Canadian Sanctuary Incidents, Power, and Law

UBC Press

Facing immediate deportation, a lone Guatemalan migrant entered sanctuary in a Montreal church in December 1983. Thus began the practice of sanctuary in Canada.

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Queer Youth in the Province of the "Severely Normal"

UBC Press

Explores how youth identities have been constructed through dominant and often competing discourses about youth, sexuality, and gender, and how queer youth in Alberta negotiated the contradictions of these discourses.

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Discourses of Denial

Mediations of Race, Gender, and Violence

UBC Press

With examples from the lives of immigrant girls and women of colour, this book uncovers how racism, sexism, and violence interweave deep within the foundations of our society.

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Obstructed Labour

Race and Gender in the Re-Emergence of Midwifery

UBC Press
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Critical Disability Theory

Essays in Philosophy, Politics, Policy, and Law

UBC Press

This book argues that we need a new understanding of participatory citizenship that encompasses the disabled, new policies to respond to their needs, and a new vision of their entitlements.

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