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Family, Religion and the Re-Terriotoriazation of Culture Within the South Asian Diaspora

Dr. Lina Samuel published "Family, Religion and the Re-Terriotoriazation of Culture Within the South Asian Diaspora" in Guida Man and Rina Cohen (editors) Engendering Transnational Voices (Wilfred Laurier Press, 2015).

Dec 11, 2015

A Post-Bourdieusian Sociology of Valuation and Evaluation for the Field of Cultural Production

Dr. Phillipa Chong article,"A Post-Bourdieusian Sociology of Valuation and Evaluation for the Field of Cultural Production" (2016) is forthcoming in Routledge Handbook of Sociology edited by Stefan Beljean, Phillipa Chong, and Michèle Lamont.

Nov 19, 2015

China's Announcement of the End of its One Child Policy

Dr. Victor Satzewich was interviewed by Global National News and CTV National News on China's announcement of the end of its one child policy. And by the Toronto Star, National Post Radio and Blacklock's Reporter (Ottawa) on the Canadian Government's Syrian refugee resettlement plans.

Oct 29, 2015

"Cultivating support for the liberal arts"

In conversation with Ted Hewitt, President - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Oct 23, 2015

Colombia's Deal with the FARC

Dr. Jasmin Hristov ( assistant professor in sociology and author of Paramilitarism and Neoliberalism: Violent Systems of Capital Accumulation in Colombia and Beyond ) spoke on the TV program Global Journalist on the topic "Colombia's Deal with the FARC". The participants were high profile political leaders and journalists: Mauricio Rodriguez, an adviser to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Sibylla Brodzinsky, a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in The Guardian and The Economist and Ricardo Avila, editor-in-chief of Portafolio and deputy editor-in-chief of El Tiempo.

Oct 15, 2015

Gender Differences in Perceived Domestic Equity: A Study of Professionals

Dr. Marisa Young has published the following articles: Young, Marisa, Jean Wallace and Alicia Polachek. 2015, “Gender Differences in Perceived Domestic Equity: A Study of Professionals.” Journal of Family Issues, 36(13), 1751-1781.

Sep 30, 2015

Secretary/Treasurer for the Research Group RC32

Dr. Melanie Heath has accepted the position of Secretary/Treasurer for the Research Group RC32, Women in Society for the International Sociological Association.

Sep 15, 2015

Ethnic Variations in Immigrant Poverty Exit and Female Employment: The Missing Link

Dr. Lisa Kaida has published the following article: “Ethnic Variations in Immigrant Poverty Exit and Female Employment: The Missing Link” Demography 52(2): 485-511.

Apr 16, 2015

Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Impact of Structural and Perceived Neighbourhood Disadvantage on Work-Family Conflict.

Young, Marisa. 2015. “Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Impact of Structural and Perceived Neighbourhood Disadvantage on Work-Family Conflict.” Social Science Research, 50, 311-327.

Mar 12, 2015

Contact Theory in a Small-Town Settler-Colonial Context: The Reproduction of Laissez-Faire Racism in Indigenous-White Canadian Relations

Dr. Jeffrey Denis has published an article, “Contact Theory in a Small-Town Settler-Colonial Context: The Reproduction of Laissez-Faire Racism in Indigenous-White Canadian Relations.” in the American Sociological Review 80(1): 218-242.

Feb 06, 2015

Playing Nice, Being Mean, and the Space in Between: Book Critics and the Difficulties of Writing Bad Reviews

Dr. Phillipa Chong published “Playing Nice, Being Mean, and the Space in Between: Book Critics and the Difficulties of Writing Bad Reviews” in the book Moments of Valuation (Oxford University Press: 2015) edited by Antal, Hutter and Stark.

Sep 06, 2014