Sociology

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Intoxicating Manchuria

Alcohol, Opium, and Culture in China's Northeast

UBC Press

Examines how alcohol, opium, and addiction were portrayed in the culture of China’s Northeast during the first half of the twentieth century.

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Reasonable Accommodation

Managing Religious Diversity

Edited by Lori G. Beaman
UBC Press

Reasonable Accommodation is a collection of essays examining the meaning of reasonable accommodation of religious diversity through law and public discourse in Canada and abroad.

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Academic Careers and the Gender Gap

UBC Press

An analysis of the institutional, academic, family, and personal contributors to the academic gender gap in liberal-state universities.

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Reimagining Intervention in Young Lives

Work, Social Assistance, and Marginalization

UBC Press

Documents the experience of poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and intervention, and their effects on young people’s lives and social networks.

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Brokering Access

Power, Politics, and Freedom of Information Process in Canada

Edited by Mike Larsen and Kevin Walby
UBC Press

Drawing together the perspectives of social scientists, journalists, and ATI advocates, Brokering Access explores the policies and practices surrounding access to information in Canada, highlighting the struggle between the public’s desire for transparency and the government’s culture of secrecy.

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Feminist Community Research

Case Studies and Methodologies

UBC Press

Researchers from multiple disciplines discuss the potential and the challenges of feminist community research.

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Fractured Homeland

Federal Recognition and Algonquin Identity in Ontario

UBC Press

An examination of the struggle for identity and nationhood among non-status Algonquin during the negotiation of a major comprehensive land claim.

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Epidemic Encounters

Influenza, Society, and Culture in Canada, 1918-20

UBC Press

A multidisciplinary exploration of Canada’s experience of illness and death during the 1918-20 influenza pandemic.

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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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