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Dying Professions: Exploring Emotion Management Among Doctors and Funeral Directors
There are few more emotive experiences in life than death. Drawing on Arlie Hochschild’s concept of emotional labour, this study compares the emotional responsibilities of two groups of death professionals: doctors and ...
Picturing Halifax: Young Immigrant Women and the Social Construction of Urban Space
This study explores the social construction of space in the lives of young immigrant women. Drawing upon data from photo-elicitation interviews, I analyze how young women who recently immigrated to Canada interpret and ...
Friendship Through the Ages: A Technological Perspective
Friendship is a socially constructed phenomenon that is part of the everyday lives of human beings. Its practices have been researched for many years by sociologists and social anthropologists. The use of digital communication ...
Childless or Childfree? Women’s Narratives of Ambivalence and Identity
The childlessness discourse is overpowered by biomedical interventions of infertility, while ambivalence is overlooked. This study aims to vocalize this overlooked perspective by focusing on the identity narratives of seven ...
Power, Discipline, and Dis/comfort: Indigenizing University Curricula
Since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission issued its Calls to Action in 2015, Canadian universities have emphasized the importance of inclusivity and diversity and set strategic goals to incorporate Indigenous perspectives ...