Sociology

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Fraught Intimacies

Non/Monogamy in the Public Sphere

UBC Press

Drawing on media, popular culture, and recent court cases, this book examines how various forms of non-monogamy (polygamy, adultery, and polyamory) are represented in the public sphere, how some forms of non-monogamy are tolerated and others vilified, and the effects such privileging is having on intimate relationships and other aspects of contemporary Western society.

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The Changing Nature of Eco/Feminism

Telling Stories from Clayoquot Sound

UBC Press

In its careful account of eco/feminist activism in Clayoquot Sound in the early 1990s, The Changing Nature of Eco/Feminism confounds prevailing stories about eco/feminism, feminism, and Clayoquot itself.

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Hearts and Mines

The US Empire’s Culture Industry

UBC Press

A fascinating look at the symbiotic relationships between the US security state and the US culture industry, and their drive to promote the US Empire as a way of life through the production, packaging, and selling of cultural commodities in world markets.

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Disability Politics and Care

The Challenge of Direct Funding

UBC Press

Disability Politics and Care documents what happens when people with disabilities take control of home care services and explores key debates around the notion of “care.”

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In Search of the Ethical Lawyer

Stories from the Canadian Legal Profession

UBC Press

Delving into some of the most challenging issues to confront legal professionals, this book raises important questions about what it means to be an ethical lawyer in Canada.

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Framed

Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics

UBC Press

Framed shows how racialized news coverage influences the opportunities and experiences of political candidates and incumbents in Canada and, in turn, the outcomes of elections and democracy.

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From Slave Girls to Salvation

Gender, Race, and Victoria’s Chinese Rescue Home, 1886-1923

UBC Press

A fascinating and critical study of the Chinese Rescue Home, an iconic institution in Victoria, BC, where members of the Women’s Missionary Society taught domestic skills to Chinese and Japanese women believed to be prostitutes, slave girls, or to be at risk of falling into these roles.

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Outsiders in a Promised Land

Religious Activists in Pacific Northwest History

Oregon State University Press

Outsiders in a Promised Land explores the role that religious activists have played in shaping the culture of the Pacific Northwest, particularly in Washington and Oregon, from the middle of the 19th century onward.

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Beyond Testimony and Trauma

Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence

Edited by Steven High
UBC Press

By challenging the ways that survivors of mass violence are typically understood as either eyewitnesses to history or victims of it, the contributors to this volume ask us to go “beyond testimony” to embrace sustained listening and collaborative research design.

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Embracing a Western Identity

Jewish Oregonians, 1849–1950

Oregon State University Press

Embracing a Western Identity places Jewish history in the larger context of western narratives, challenging the traditional view that the “authentic” North American Jewish experience stems from New York.

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