Department of Sociology

Prof. Jooyoung Lee (left) with rapper Big Flossy

Rap Dreams

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

Caring for the Elderly

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

Exit Strategy

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

Illustration of Leonardo DiCaprio

Cause Celeb

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

Home Alone

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

Teens Silent on Crime

Young people won't talk about being victims of crime for fear of being labeled a "snitch," study finds

Wasting Talent

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

Cages of Contradiction

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