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New study examines impact of pandemic on immigrant women care workers

UCalgary sociologist Naomi Lightman embarks on project as winner of Thelma Margaret Horte Memorial Fellowship in Women and Society...

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Class of 2020: Inclusive Post-Secondary Education students graduate after an enriching university experience

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New book release from Dr. Augustine Brannigan

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

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In the news


In the News: Jenny Godley, Sociology, in CBC News

Hundreds of COVID care packages to be handed out in northeast Calgary

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In the News: Jenny Godley, Sociology, CBC

Hundreds of COVID care packages to be handed out in northeast Calgary

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In the News: Naomi Lightman and Ted McCoy, Sociology, in rabble.ca

OPINION: Canada's she-cession: COVID-19, care work and the decline of the service sector

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In the News: Naomi Lightman, Sociology, The Philippine Reporter

Social Planning Toronto Report: Racialized groups in housing crisis

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Featured publications


In the News: Ted McCoy, Canadian Dimension

Resisting education cuts in Alberta: Drawing on recent historical examples

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In the News: Alex Bierman, Sage Journals

Chai L, Schieman S, Bierman A. Financial Strain and Psychological Distress: Do Strains in the Work-Family Interface Mediate the Effects? Society and Mental Health. August 2020.

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In the News: Alex Bierman, The Journals of Gerontology

Yeonjung Lee, PhD, Alex Bierman, PhD, Margaret Penning, PhD, Psychological Well-Being Among Informal Caregivers in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging: Why the Location of Care Matters

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In the News: Alex Bierman, Sage Journals

Schieman S, Badawy PJ, A. Milkie M, Bierman A. Work-Life Conflict During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Socius. January 2021

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