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“We’re More Than Just The Guys With The Keys”: The Professional Identity of Campus Security at an Atlantic Canadian University
Currently there is little research on in-house campus security. Thus far literature has only looked at campus police and non-campus security organizations. This ethnography explores the professional identity and role of ...
Risk and Responsibility: Insider and Outsider Media Representations of the 2014 Ebola Outbreak
In the wake of global infectious disease outbreaks such as SARS, scholars have acknowledged the growing role of media during public health emergencies. Lacking, however, is a discussion on how media perspectives vary ...
“We are not ghosts in waiting”: How atheists cope with death
Death is not only experienced on a personal and psychological level, but it is also experienced as a rift in social life. Robert Hertz (1960) found that funerals, burials, and mourning made death the “object of a collective ...
Underlying Deception in Parent-Child Relationships
My research takes the relational role of lying as understood by sociologist Georg Simmel (1950) as the starting point for my qualitative study on lying in parent-child/child-parent relationships. Simmel (1950) argues that ...
Nova Scotian Roots: Teaching Cultural Imperialism through Music Education
The colonial history of Nova Scotia is a complex web of power, violence, and displacement that is often not acknowledged at an institutional level. The impact of this history has left a permanent imprint on the social and ...