Sociology

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Canada’s Global Villagers

CUSO in Development, 1961-86

UBC Press

An authoritative history of an organization that engaged thousands of young Canadians in the practice and politics of international development.

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Sex Work

Rethinking the Job, Respecting the Workers

UBC Press

A lucid and unflinching argument for the reframing of the debate on sex work, ending limiting moralistic approaches, and respecting the unique perspectives of workers.

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Inequality and the Fading of Redistributive Politics

UBC Press

Leading political scientists, sociologists, and economists explain how and why Canadian public policy has been falling behind in the race to contain surging income inequality.

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A Timeless Place

The Ontario Cottage

UBC Press

An exploration of the personal, social, and cultural meanings of the iconic Canadian cottage.

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The Industrial Diet

The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating

UBC Press

A searing look at the socioeconomic, technological, and political forces that have transformed our food into edible commodities.

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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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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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Game-Day Gangsters

Crime and Deviance in Canadian Football

Athabasca University Press

This book argues for a review of the systems by which Canadian football is governed and analyzes the reforms proposed by football leagues and by players.

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Sociocultural Systems

Principles of Structure and Change

Athabasca University Press
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The Wages of Relief

Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39

Athabasca University Press
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