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Unpacking the Everyday

Authors of Power and Everyday Practices discuss their new book that provides students with the tools to think sociologically through the lens of everyday life and encourage students to explore everyday practices that are familiar and that might, at first glance, seem benign.

Canada at the Polls 2019: A New Mandate?

Authors of the forthcoming Absent Mandate discuss the upcoming Canadian federal election: what we can expect to see? Has anything really changed since elections back in 1965? And are Canadian electoral politics now following a new, or even unfamiliar, path?

What Students Deserve in a Textbook

Author Laura Tubelle de González discusses her new textbook Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology, and her hopes for its use in the classroom. González discusses what inspired her, why she includes her own personal experiences, and how her strategic use of language and graphics will allow students to easily place themselves within the book.

Understanding What Works: New Book Explores Health Innovations from Around the World

In this post, the editors of Private Sector Entrepreneurship in Global Health discuss the Toronto Health Organization Performance Evaluation (T-HOPE), a group they co-founded back in 2007. They reflect on the outcomes of that group, and discuss why ongoing commitment to improvements in human health is as important now as it was 50 years ago.