Sociology

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Keeping Canada British

The Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan

UBC Press

This provocative book provides a new interpretation of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan, arguing that it should not be portrayed merely as an irrational outburst of intolerance but as a slightly more extreme version of mainstream opinion that wanted to keep Canada British.

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On the Outside

From Lengthy Imprisonment to Lasting Freedom

UBC Press

Drawing on the narratives of men who have served lengthy prison sentences, this book illuminates the tumultuous journey from life in a penitentiary to success in the community.

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Red Stamps and Gold Stars

Fieldwork Dilemmas in Upland Socialist Asia

Edited by Sarah Turner
UBC Press

A multi-disciplinary volume reflecting on the fieldwork practices and dilemmas of researchers studying ethnic minorities in upland socialist Asia, specifically China, Vietnam, and Laos.

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Photography, Memory, and Refugee Identity

The Voyage of the SS Walnut, 1948

UBC Press

A nuanced look at the relationship between memory and photography as reflected in the experiences of Estonian refugees en route to Canada aboard the SS Walnut in 1948.

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Targeted Transnationals

The State, the Media, and Arab Canadians

UBC Press

This book shows how, in the post-9/11 era, Arab Canadians have become “targeted transnationals” through racialized immigration and security policies as well as negative media representations that legitimize their homogenization and racialization.

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Selling Sex

Experience, Advocacy, and Research on Sex Work in Canada

UBC Press

A diverse and comprehensive dialogue between sex workers, advocates, and researchers that looks at sex work in a new way.

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Social Transformation in Rural Canada

Community, Cultures, and Collective Action

UBC Press

A series of stories, ideas, and insights into the social dynamics of change within rural Canada that help communities forge new ways of understanding and relating to each other and to the broader world.

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Father Involvement in Canada

Diversity, Renewal, and Transformation

Edited by Jessica Ball and Kerry Daly
UBC Press

Exploring the diverse roles fathers play in their children’s lives, Father Involvement in Canada provides a timely synopsis of current knowledge while challenging many long-held assumptions about fatherhood.

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Public Engagement and Emerging Technologies

UBC Press

This book examines current theory, methods, and ethics underlying global trends in involving publics in the governance of new technologies.

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Canadian Liberalism and the Politics of Border Control, 1867-1967

UBC Press

This book chronicles the first century of Canadian border control, revealing how policies have been influenced by changing perceptions of the rights of non-citizens.

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