Sociology

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Jewels of the Qila

The Remarkable Story of an Indo-Canadian Family

UBC Press

This story about a remarkable Sikh family living in British Columbia tells a larger tale about an immigrant community’s triumphs and tribulations and the strong connections that Indo-Canadians continue to forge with their homeland.

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Creative Subversions

Whiteness, Indigeneity, and the National Imaginary

UBC Press

This book explores how whiteness and Indigeneity are articulated through commonplace symbols of Canadian identity and how the work of contemporary artists is subverting these nostalgic accounts of the past.

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Health in Rural Canada

UBC Press

This topical, comprehensive volume surveys the current state of rural health and health care across Canada to enhance our knowledge of health differences and similarities across Canadian geographies.

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The End of Children?

Changing Trends in Childbearing and Childhood

UBC Press

This timely volume brings insights from multiple disciplines to bear on debates about declining fertility rates and modern approaches to child raising.

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Pineros

Latino Labour and the Changing Face of Forestry in the Pacific Northwest

UBC Press

Sarathy draws on interviews, government documents, and media accounts to trace the Latinization of forest labour in the US Pacific Northwest and the marginalization of Latino workers.

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Two Mediterranean Worlds

Diverging Paths of Globalization and Autonomy

Edited by Yassine Essid and William D. Coleman; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

The Mediterranean, a region of uneven globalization, offers clues to understanding the future of democracy in North Africa and the Near East.

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Making Meaning Out of Mountains

The Political Ecology of Skiing

UBC Press

Brings to the light the conflicting meanings attached to skiing by diverse groups in British Columbia.

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Islam in the Hinterlands

Muslim Cultural Politics in Canada

Edited by Jasmin Zine
UBC Press

A collection of empirical studies and critical essays, Islam in the Hinterlands examines how politics, media, and education shape Muslim life in Canada.

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Alternative Media in Canada

UBC Press

Examines the limitations and promise of alternative media in the context of Canada’s complex media and policy environment.

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Rooted Cosmopolitanism

Canada and the World

UBC Press

Can national loyalties be reconciled with larger commitments to global well-being?

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