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Sociology of home: belonging, community, and place in the Canadian context.

Author: Joseph Moore
Publisher: Canadian Scholars' Press, 2016.
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The first Canadian collection of its kind, Sociology of Home draws on sociological approaches to family, urban and rural communities, and migration and immigration to discuss the idea of ""home"" -  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Moore
ISBN: 9781551309392 1551309394
OCLC Number: 992527802
Contents: Introduction: For a Canadian Sociology of Home in Canada, Gillian Anderson, Joseph G Moore, Laura SuskiChapter 1: Living the Domestic Interior: Seven Characters in Search of Home in Vancouver, 2008-2010, Kathy MezeiChapter 2: Mundane Technology in Non-Western Contexts: Wall-as-Tool, Lisa-Jo van den ScottChapter 3: Condo: The New Structure of Housing, Alan O'ConnorChapter 4: Private Suburban Home: The Phantasmagoric Interior and the Ghostly Individual, Ondine ParkChapter 5: At the Threshold: Domesticity and Victoria's Chinese Rescue Home, 1886-1923, Shelly IkebuchiChapter 6: Negotiating Family Relationships in the ""Home"": Examining Constructions of Home for Youth-in-care in Greater Victoria, Kate ButlerChapter 7: Low Income Lone Mothers and ""Home"": The Importance of Social Relations, Amber GazsoChapter 8: Lacking the Safeguards of Home: Experiences of Youth Homelessness, Jennifer L. RobinsonChapter 9: Home is More than a Shelter: The Experience of Housing Space and the Processes of Exclusion, Renaud GoyerChapter 10: Outside of the Planners' Gaze: Community and Space in the Centre of St. John's, Newfoundland, 1945 to 1966, John Phyne and Christine KnottChapter 11: Car Free Day! Urban Homemaking Projects and the Neighbourhood Politics of Home, Joseph MooreChapter 12: Seasonal Tiny House Living, Simplicity, and Perceptions of Authenticity, Tracey HarrisConclusions: Homemaking and a Future for the Sociology of Home, Gillian Anderson, Joseph G Moore, Laura Suski


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"This is a wonderful, very diverse yet coherent collection of essays dealing with home in Canada. It deserves a wide readership given its broad multi-scalar scope ... Even though the focus is on home Read more...

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