Sociology

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Injury and the New World of Work

UBC Press

Examines a broad range of research solutions and policy options for dealing with the critical state of workers' compensation.

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The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80

The Pursuit of Identity and Power

UBC Press

Wing Chung Ng captures the fascinating story of the city's Chinese in their search for identity.

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Early Childhood Care and Education in Canada

Past, Present, and Future

UBC Press

Larry Prochner and Nina Howe reflect the variation within the field by bringing together a multidisciplinary group of experts to address key issues in the field.

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Families, Labour and Love

Family Diversity in a Changing World

UBC Press

A sociological analysis of family life in three 'settler' societies: Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

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An Overview of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Compensation for Their Breach

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Mainville provides clear and practical principles for addressing the breach of Aboriginal and treaty rights and determining appropriate compensation.

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Wired to the World, Chained to the Home

Telework in Daily Life

UBC Press

Will working from home solve many of society's ills, or create new ghettos? This book analyzes the experiences to look at workload, mobility, work status and gender to understand the implications of telecommuting on employment policies, community planning and daily life patterns.

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Gender in the Legal Profession

Fitting or Breaking the Mould

UBC Press

A thoughtful analysis of the causes and implications of the gendered structure of the legal profession in Canada and elsewhere.

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Demography in Canada in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Focusing on the period from 1913 to 1995, this book offers a social and institutional account of the evolution of demography in Canada.

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Preserving What Is Valued

Museums, Conservation, and First Nations

UBC Press

What are the “right ways” to preserve heritage? Are the aims and purposes of museums necessarily at odds with those of First Nations? This thoughtful book explores the concept of museum conservation in light of cultural repatriation issues, and helps readers understand the complex relationship between museums and Aboriginal peoples.

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Sex and Borders

Gender, National Identity and Prostitution Policy in Thailand

UBC Press

A compelling exploration of the complex relationship between Thai national identity and prostitution and gender.

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