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Decolonizing Sport

Decolonizing Sport tells the stories of sport colonizing Indigenous Peoples and of Indigenous Peoples using sport to decolonize. Spanning several lands — Turtle Island, the US, Australia, Aotearoa/New ...

A Whole New Game

By (author) Neil Longley
Categories: Ice hockey

Hockey used to be Canada’s game. What happened? A renowned sports expert details the sellout of a sport Canada once dominated to big-money U.S. corporatization and enumerates the effects, including ...

Anger and Angst

Edited by Trevor W. Harrison & Ricardo Acuña
Categories: Sociology

Alberta is on the verge of a very important election, featuring an extreme right-populist party?the United Conservative Party (UCP)?versus the New Democrats. Anger and Angst: Jason Kenney?s Legacy and ...

Canada in Question

By (author) Peter MacKinnon
Categories: Sociology
Series: UTP Insights

Exploring pressing questions around Canadian citizenship, Canada in Question delves into contemporary issues that come into play in identifying what it means to be Canadian.

Beginning with an update on ...

Overcoming the Neutral Zone Trap

Overcoming the Neutral Zone Trap challenges hockey’s norms, pushes its boundaries, and provides new ways of conceptualizing its role in North American culture. The editors of this engaging interdisciplinary ...

Seconds Out

By (author) Alison Dean
Categories: Sociology: sport and leisure

Kicking ass and taking notes—what it’s like to be a woman in the ring. | Alison Dean teaches English literature. She also punches people. Hard. But despite several amateur fights under her belt, she ...

The Politics of the Canoe

Popularly thought of as a recreational vehicle and one of the key ingredients of an ideal wilderness getaway, the canoe is also a political vessel. A potent symbol and practice of Indigenous cultures ...

L'intelligence artificielle et les mondes du travail

Ce livre traite des principaux effets sur les mondes du travail des transformations vers le numérique des modes de production des produits et des services et de la place importante qu’occupe l’intelligence ...

Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada

This textbook introduces readers to theories and critiques of traditional approaches to deviance and conformity. Using vivid and timely examples of contemporary social regulation and control, the book ...