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Meet ii’ taa’poh’to’p’s 2020-21 intercultural capacity building grant recipients

Discover five new projects that will contribute to decolonization and Indigenization on campus...

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Doctoral student studies the complexities of caregiving in the age of apps

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Square dancing community finds new vitality online during pandemic 

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Trump’s suspension of H-1B visas is a racist attack on immigrants — and a bad move for the economy

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In the news


In the News: Canadian Sociological Association

Congratulations to Sociology faculty members Michael Adorjan, Dean Curran and Cora Voyageur, who are among the Canadian Sociological Association’s list of top ten most downloaded articles of 2019.

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In the News: Pallavi Banerjee, Sociology and Cara McInnis, Psychology in Chronicle Herald

Researchers say racist, angry outbursts part of a bigger problem as hate crime in Calgary increases

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In the News: Naomi Lightman, Sociology, in CBC News

COVID-19 has taken 'heavy toll' on female immigrants working in health care, report says

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In the News: Pallavi Banerjee and Isabel Fandino, Sociology, in Canadian Dimension

OP-ED: Canada’s International Graduate Students and COVID-19: Beyond the Rhetoric of Welcome

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Featured publications


In the News: JSTOR

Banerjee, Pallavi., Chacko, Soulit., & Piya, Bhumika. (2020). Paradoxes of Being and Becoming South Asian Single Mothers: The Enclave Economy, Patriarchy, and Migration

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In the News: Sociological Spectrum

Ghosh, S., & Godley, J. (2020). Voices of domestic workers in Calcutta

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In the News: Social Politics

Lightman, Naomi. (2020). "Comparing Care Regimes: Worker Characteristics and Wage Penalties in the Global Care Chain.” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society.

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In the News: Springer

Brainer, Amy, Mignon Moore, and Pallavi Banerjee. (2020) “Race and ethnicity in the lives of sexual minority parents and their children: Perspectives from North America and Beyond.” in LGBT-Parent Families: Innovations in Research and Implications for P

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