Sociology

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Being Heard

The Experiences of Young Women in Prostitution

Being Heard examines, from their own perspectives and experiences, the lives of young women sexually exploited through prostitution. Putting their voices in the centre of its analysis, the book … ; 135 View

How Societies Work

Class, Power, and Change

In 2011, protesters around the world – including Canada – called for changes to the societies in which they live. Many observers were asking: “What do they want?” Some … 367 View
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Making Sense of Society

Power and Possibility

Grounded in the sister disciplines of sociology and anthropology, this textbook is an accessible and critical introduction to contemporary social research. Alex Khasnabish eschews the common … 273 View

Rock Paper Sex

The Oldest Profession in Canada’s Oldest City

St. John’s is known as a flourishing port city, a cultural gem, and popular tourist destination: a picturesque city of pubs and restaurants, music and colourful houses. But a thriving sex … 232 View
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Rock Paper Sex, Volume II

Trigger Warning

From working through the pandemic to Black Lives Matter, Rock Paper Sex, Volume II: Trigger Warning is timely, controversial, and provocative. This sequel offers a wide range of stories from the … 240 View

The Teen Sex Trade

My Story

Jade Brooks grew up like any other kid — she played with friends, lovingly teased and was teased by her siblings, and excelled at school. It wasn’t until she was removed from her … 200 View
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This is My Real Name

A Stripper's Memoir

The frank and bracing memoir of a woman who spent ten years as a stripper. This Is My Real Name is the memoir of Cid V Brunet, who spent ten years working as a dancer at strip clubs, using the … 289 View
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Unravelling Research

The Ethics and Politics of Research in the Social Sciences

Unravelling Research is about the ethics and politics of knowledge production in the social sciences at a time when the academy is pressed to contend with the historical inequities associated … 241 View
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Vancouver Vice

Crime and Spectacle in the City's West End

The late 1970s and early 1980s were a volatile period in the history of Vancouver, where broad social and cultural changes were afoot. This was perhaps most clearly evident in the West End, the … 256 View
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Unravelling Research

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In Chapter 1, author Teresa Macías explains the intentions behind this edited collection, which serves to centre the authors’ own research work as material foundation for analyses that … 18 $1.80 Add
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Children and Youth Exploited through Prostitution

From: Being Heard

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From: Rock Paper Sex

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The author outlines the incident that began her interest in the voices of sex workers in St. John’s, ands describes the evolution of the project and her interactions with the individuals … 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Rock Paper Sex, Volume II

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In the introduction, the author reflects on the first volume in this series, and notes that her feminism is what inspired this work. 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction: Beyond the Silos

Toward a Social Justice Social Science

From: Making Sense of Society

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In the introduction author Alex Khasnabish explains how the primary purpose of this book is to critically explore what social research is, what it does, and what it is and isn’t good for. … 5 $0.50 Add
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Preface

From: The Teen Sex Trade

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The author, a young black Nova Scotian, outlines her methodology for writing this book and the decision to publish under her real name but maintain pseudonyms for any other individual connected … 7 $0.70 Add
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Prologue

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