News archive - 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Martin Cooke Researching COVID-19 Gaps

Martin Cooke is PI of a new CIHR Operating Grant on emerging COVID-19 research gaps.

Friday, October 8, 2021

Sociology & Legal Studies Instructors Elected as Board Members of Canadian Law & Society Association

In June Sociology & Legal Studies instructors Sarah Turnbull and Phil Boyle were elected to two-year terms as Board Members of Canadian Law & Society Association, visit their website.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Organizational Complexities of Experiential Education: Institutionalization and Logic Work in Higher Education

PhD studnet Emerson LaCroix recently had an article named Organizational Complexities of Experiential Education: Institutionalization and Logic Work in Higher Education published in the Journal of Experiential Education.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Understanding cybersecurity from multiple perspectives

Understanding cybersecurity from multiple perspectives | Arts & Letters | University of Waterloo

Professors Jennifer Whitson and Ian Goldberg developed an interdisciplinary course for graduate students to tackle the challenge of cybersecurity from humanities, social science and computer science perspectives.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Turnbull, S. (2021) Racial Innocence, Liberal Reformism, and Immigration Detention: Toward a Politics of Abolition. In: K. Struthers Montford and C. Taylor (eds.) Building Abolition: Decarceration and Social Justice, 29-42. Abingdon: Routledge.

This chapter examines how racial innocence is embedded in and shapes the parameters of reform efforts around immigration detention. Using the United Kingdom as an example, it considers the importance of race and racism—as these intersect with other social relations of power—for understanding the policy and practice of immigration detention and recent reforms.

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