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After the Shooting, a Search for Salvation

U of T sociology professor Jooyoung Lee spent time with 40 people who had been shot to record how their lives had changed. Their stories are harrowing and instructive. This is just one

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What Does an Ethnographer Do?

The goal is to get “an intimate and authentic representation of the person’s life,” says U of T prof Jooyoung Lee

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When Getting a Job Is Mission Impossible

Laws to end workplace discrimination against people with disabilities have mostly failed to boost employment. Sociologist David Pettinicchio wants to know why

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Black and Blue

How do we restore trust between minority communities and police?

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The Inner Lives of Gang Members

Professor Randol Contreras spends time with the Maravilla in Los Angeles

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Rap Dreams

Where gangs rule, hip hop is a strongly positive force for youth, study finds

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Locked Away

Is solitary confinement ever appropriate?

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Caring for the Elderly

Women often look after their older relatives – for no pay. As populations age, this may have to change

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Setting the Scene

Professor Dan Silver comes up with a new way of looking at cities

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Balance? What Balance?

Finding harmony between professional and personal life proves elusive for many, study finds

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Exit Strategy

This fall, the City of Toronto will test a U of T program that offers youths alternatives to gang life

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All the Young Dudes

Toronto’s gay community favours young, fit, Caucasian men.

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Cause Celeb

Do Hollywood stars change the public’s perception of issues?

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Sociology Alumni Unite

Sociology launches their Alumni Association at Spring Reunion

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Home Alone

People are socializing less with family and friends at home, study finds

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Teens Silent on Crime

Young people won’t talk about being victims of crime for fear of being labeled a “snitch,” study finds

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Wasting Talent

Canadian employers and immigrants would both benefit from better “mutual orientation,” study finds

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Cages of Contradiction

Women’s prisons fail to offer resources for those with addictions or in abusive relationships, study finds

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Exit Strategy

This fall, the City of Toronto will test a U of T program that offers youths alternatives to gang life

recent post image

All the Young Dudes

Toronto’s gay community favours young, fit, Caucasian men.

recent post image

Wasting Talent

Canadian employers and immigrants would both benefit from better “mutual orientation,” study finds

recent post image

Cause Celeb

Do Hollywood stars change the public’s perception of issues?

recent post image

Cages of Contradiction

Women’s prisons fail to offer resources for those with addictions or in abusive relationships, study finds

recent post image

Caring for the Elderly

Women often look after their older relatives – for no pay. As populations age, this may have to change

recent post image

Teens Silent on Crime

Young people won’t talk about being victims of crime for fear of being labeled a “snitch,” study finds

recent post image

Home Alone

People are socializing less with family and friends at home, study finds

recent post image

Sociology Alumni Unite

Sociology launches their Alumni Association at Spring Reunion

recent post image

Balance? What Balance?

Finding harmony between professional and personal life proves elusive for many, study finds

recent post image

Setting the Scene

Professor Dan Silver comes up with a new way of looking at cities

recent post image

The Inner Lives of Gang Members

Professor Randol Contreras spends time with the Maravilla in Los Angeles

recent post image

Locked Away

Is solitary confinement ever appropriate?

recent post image

Rap Dreams

Where gangs rule, hip hop is a strongly positive force for youth, study finds

recent post image

After the Shooting, a Search for Salvation

U of T sociology professor Jooyoung Lee spent time with 40 people who had been shot to record how their lives had changed. Their stories are harrowing and instructive. This is just one

recent post image

Black and Blue

How do we restore trust between minority communities and police?

recent post image

When Getting a Job Is Mission Impossible

Laws to end workplace discrimination against people with disabilities have mostly failed to boost employment. Sociologist David Pettinicchio wants to know why

recent post image

What Does an Ethnographer Do?

The goal is to get “an intimate and authentic representation of the person’s life,” says U of T prof Jooyoung Lee

Tag: Department of Sociology