Category Archives: Announcements

‘This is not your practice life:’ lululemon and the neoliberal governance of self.

How the Threat of Personal Failure Feeds Into lululemon’s Success Promoting problematic ideals of what it takes to be a model citizen may be key to lululemon athletica’s remarkable success, according to a paper just published in the Canadian Review … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary Special Issue

Next year will mark the 50th year of publication of the Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue canadienne de sociologie (originally published as the Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology/). To mark this significant anniversary, Reza Nahkaie, the journal’s editor in 2012-13, … Continue reading

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Books Available for Review: Recent Arrivals Updated

A new selection of books are now available for review.  Follow the instructions for submitting your review for possible inclusion in the journal.

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Call for nominations – Associate Editor(s)

Several openings are projected for membership on the Editorial Board of the Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue canadienne de sociologie.  Nominations (we encourage self-nominations) are invited for persons willing to be considered for appointment as Associate Editors Associate Editors should be … Continue reading

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Canadian Visa Officers and the Social Construction of “Real” Spousal Relationships

Visa Officers Under Pressure Approximately one in four residents new to Canada in 2012 were admitted under the family reunification program, and there’s a perception that says visa officers’ personal biases affect the decision-making process. However, a new study published … Continue reading

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CRS Announces Editorial Board Update

Several changes in Editorial Board members became effective during the 2013 Annual Canadian Review of Sociology Board Meeting at the University of Victoria in Victoria, BC. Review the current CRS Editorial Board members

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Effectively Maintaining Inequality in Toronto

Are Canadian Universities Becoming More Americanized? Females and youth of Asian ethnicity are more likely to gain access to prestigious Ontario universities than males and self-identified Aboriginals and Blacks, according to a new study published in the Canadian Review of … Continue reading

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Rima Wilkes Appointed New Editor

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The members of the selection committee for editor of the Canadian Review of Sociology/revue canadienne de sociologie are pleased to announce that Rima Wilkes, University of British Columbia, has agreed to serve as Editor of the CRS for a three … Continue reading

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Think Tanks, Funding, and the Politics of Policy Knowledge in Canada

New Ways To Think About Think Tanks How we classify think tanks is influenced largely by who we believe to be footing the bills. But, while it is true that some think tanks have powerful corporate and political masters, a … Continue reading

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