Canadian Journal of Sociology

The Canadian Journal of Sociology is a quarterly journal published by the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alb., Can. Its subject is sociology and its audience are scholars, academics, students and others working in that field.

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 4, Fall

Big Oil U: Canadian Media Coverage of Corporate Obstructionism and Institutional Corruption at the University of Calgary
Introduction Since the neoliberal turn of the 1980s, corporate sponsorship inside universities has become both common and normalized in Canada with governments continually reducing the proportion of funding they provide cultural institutions and...
Books Received/Livres Recus
Adams, Tracey L. Regulating Professions: The Emergence of Professional Self-Regulation in Four Canadian Provinces. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2018. Hardcover (9781487502492) Baker, Carrie N. Fighting the US Youth Sex Trade: Gender,...
Davis, Mike. Old Gods, New Enigmas: Marx's Lost Theory
Davis, Mike. Old Gods, New Enigmas: Marx's Lost Theory. New York: Verso, 2018, pp. 294, $35.99, 9781788732161. Mike Davis has written a challenging and ambitious book that, for him, signals the renewal of his "driver's license" in Marxism. In the...
Epigenetics and Politics in the Colonial Present
Introduction I am the daughter of an Irish settler-immigrant and the granddaughter of Volga German settler-immigrants. I was born in the place that many, but not all, refer to as Victoria, British Columbia. For most of my life I was unaware that...
Geoffroy De Lagasnerie. the Art of Revolt: Snowden, Assange, and Manning
Geoffroy de Lagasnerie. The Art of Revolt: Snowden, Assange, and Manning. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2017, p 128, $18.95 paper, (9781503600010). The Art of Revolt: Snowden, Assange, and Manning by Geoffroy de Lagasnerie raises the...
Kalwant, Bhopal. White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society
Kalwant, Bhopal. White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-racial Society. Great Britain: Bristol Policy Press, 2018, pp. 216, 12.99[pounds sterling] paper. Bhopal completed this book with her great passion for revealing how racism consistently marginalizes...
Lippert, Randy, Kevin Walby, Ian Warren, and Darren Palmer (Eds)
Lippert, Randy, Kevin Walby, Ian Warren, and Darren Palmer (Eds). National Security, Surveillance and Terror: Canada and Australia in Comparative Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan. 2016, pp. 348, hardcover, (9783319432427) This book is a contribution...
Strategic Incapacitation of Indigenous Dissent: Crowd Theories, Risk Management, and Settler Colonial Policing
Introduction Protest policing practices are increasingly driven by strategies of preemptive control. With a decline in the "negotiated management" strategies of the 80s and 90s, which sought dialogue and a high degree of liaising between police...
Williams, Monica, the Sex Offender Housing Dilemma: Community Activism, Safety, and Social Justice
Williams, Monica, The Sex Offender Housing Dilemma: Community Activism, Safety, and Social Justice. New York: New York University Press, 2018, pp. 276. $30.00 USD paper, (9781479836499). The criminal justice system faces a fundamental contradiction....
Yasmine Ergas, Jane Jenson, & Sonya Michel (Eds.)
Yasmine Ergas, Jane Jenson, & Sonya Michel (Eds.). Reassembling Motherhood: Procreation and Care in a Globalized World. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017, pp. 320, hardcover (9780231170505). What is a mother? What do mothers do? Who...
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