An Introduction to the Sociology of Psychoactive Substances in Canada
Tara Bruno, Rick Csiernik
Why are some drugs considered socially acceptable while others are demonized? What makes these definitions so widespread? Who benefits from these conceptualizations? The Drug Paradox examines both the empirically founded and the socially constructed facets of drugs and drug us...
The Origins, Evolution, and Demise of Youth Culture
Adopting a historical-critical perspective, From Flappers to Rappers traces the origins of youth in the Roaring Twenties, a distinct form of culture that was revived by the rock and roll rebels of the 1950s, to an increasingly inclusive Digital era at the turn of the 21st cent...
Tania Das Gupta, Carl E. James, Chris Andersen, Grace-Edward Galabuzi, Roger C.A. Maaka
Few words have generated as much debate and controversy as the word race. Through a critical examination of this complex subject, this anthology brings together essential contributions to the study of race and racialization.
An excellent compilation of classic and contemporary...
Now in its third edition, Family Matters offers an enriched discussion on a variety of substantive factors affecting Canadian families across a life course. Adopting a feminist sociological approach throughout, this popular textbook explores family structures and functions thr...