Department of Sociology

Do emotions impact decisions on punishment in the context of crime?

Published: 7Feb2022

Anger is a key emotion in understanding public opinion towards crime and punishment: it is frequently mobilized in public discourse and is elicited by specific incidents. But what role do emotions...

Experts: One-year anniversary of the January 6 U.S. Capitol riot

Published: 5Jan2022

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will deliver remarks to mark the one-year anniversary of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The insurrection, which began as members of...

Expert: Amazon faces Teamsters union drive at Canadian warehouse

Published: 27Sep2021

Amazon.com Inc. could be facing its first unionization battle in Canada after a Teamsters local filed for a union vote for workers at the e-commerce giant’s fulfilment centre near Edmonton. If the...

Experts: Scottish National Party promise independence referendum after election win

Published: 11May2021

The Scottish National Party is promising to hold a second independence referendum after election results announced Saturday saw pro-independence candidates gain a majority in the Scottish...

Sociology Seminar - Amin Ghaziani - "Matters of Culture: From the Metropolis to Measurement and Modes of Inequality."

13Nov202015:00
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Location: Remote presentation Amin Ghaziani, UBC Topic: “Matters of Culture: From the Metropolis to Measurement and Modes of Inequality.” /sociologyCategory: Dept. of Sociology

Sociology Seminar - Joane Nagel - "Gender and Climate Change."

23Oct202015:00
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Location: Remote presentation Joane Nagel, University of Kansas Topic: "Gender and Climate Change." /sociologyCategory: Dept. of Sociology

Smart phones are empowering women worldwide

Published: 25Jun2020

By giving women access to information they otherwise wouldn’t have, mobile phones are transforming lives. Putting smart phones in women’s hands could be a powerful tool to support sustainable...

Sociology Seminar - Jean Baeman - "Tentative topic: Middle-class minorities, racism, and citizenship in France."

24Jan202013:00
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Location: Leacock 738 Jean Beaman, University of California Santa Barbara "Tentative topic: Middle-class minorities, racism, and citizenship in France." /sociologyCategory: Dept. of Sociology

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