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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 ...
On Thin Ice: Examining Youth Hockey Participation in Canada
Picture your local community, and chances are you will see two things: a hockey arena and an outdoor rink. Many Canadian children of all backgrounds play hockey. It is the quintessential Canadian sport, and yet previous ...
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 ...
"Nothing Sacred, Nothing Gained: Deprogramming and Community in Kurt Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions"
This article analyzes the combination of narrative techniques that make up Breakfast of Champions' unique style and substance. Taking its cue from the novel's prologue, the article examines Vonnegut's use of defamiliarized ...