Sociology

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White Settler Reserve

New Iceland and the Colonization of the Canadian West

UBC Press

This innovative history of a reserve for Icelandic settlers connects the dots between immigration and Indigenous dispossession in western Canada.

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Visiting with the Ancestors

Blackfoot Shirts in Museum Spaces

Athabasca University Press
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Shelter in a Storm

Revitalizing Feminism in Neoliberal Ontario

UBC Press

Drawing on the experiences of three YWCA women’s shelters in Ontario, this book exposes the dangers for women that are embedded in government neoliberal policies and reveals how feminism can counteract this pervasive ideology.

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Disrupting Queer Inclusion

Canadian Homonationalisms and the Politics of Belonging

UBC Press

This book contends that Canada’s acceptance of “gay rights” obscures and abets multiple forms of oppression and details how, in the fight for equality and inclusion, some LGBTQ communities gain acceptance within the mainstream, and as a result become complicit in a system that fortifies white supremacy, furthers settler colonialism, advances neoliberalism, and props up imperialist mythologies.

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Unwanted Warriors

Rejected Volunteers of the Canadian Expeditionary Force

UBC Press

This book uncovers the history of Canada’s first casualties of the Great War – men who tried to enlist, were deemed “unfit for service,” and then lived with shame, guilt, and ostracism.

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How Canadians Communicate VI

Food Promotion, Consumption, and Controversy

Athabasca University Press
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