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  • Wood, Robert T.; Williams, Robert J. (Final Report prepared for the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre; Guelph, OntarioArts and ScienceSchool of Health SciencesSociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2009-01-05)
    Beginning in the early to mid-1990s, as Internet access expanded into workplaces and private residences, gamblers in Western societies were introduced to a new realm of gambling opportunities, based on the Internet. Each ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason; Adams, Carly (Taylor and FrancisArts and ScienceSociology DepartmentUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    This paper considers the recent International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to deny women the opportunity to compete in ski jumping at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Drawing on a feminist Foucauldian ...
  • Martha, Cecile; Laurendeau, Jason (Human KineticsArts and ScienceSociology DepartmentUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    This poper examined how risk sports practitioners, compared with those of the average sports participant, perceive their abilities to manage risks (AMR) and their vulnerability to a serious injury (VSI) whilst participating. ...
  • Malacrida, Claudia; Shields, Rachel; Dale, Georgia (University of LethbridgeArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    This training kit has evolved through several meetings, discussions, and workshops. It is compiled based upon several key documents including the CURA Living Archive on Eugenics (LAE) main protocol, interim workshop ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason (Human KineticsArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2011)
    In this autoethnography, I highlight the relationship between risk and responsibility in my gender project as I first take up, and then walk away from, BASE jumping. To address these issues, I write into a space of ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason; Moroz, Sara (Sage PublicationsArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    In this article, we analyze Canadian newspaper coverage of recent events in which backcountry adventurers have found themselves in need of assistance from rescue organizations. We interrogate discourses of risk and ...
  • MacDonald, Heidi; McDaniel, Susan A. (University of AlbertaArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    The quest for self-knowledge has been a guiding principle throughout history. Plato acknowledged the duality of self-knowledge as both individual (the Delphic maxim “Know thyself”) and societal. “[I]f a Canadian is to ...
  • Malacrida, Claudia (M D P I A GArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    This article analyzes the processes of dehumanization that occurred in the Michener Center, a total institution for the purported care and training of people deemed to be mental defectives1 that operated in Alberta, ...
  • Laurendeau, Jason (ElsevierArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    In this autoethnography, I consider the emotionality of sustaining and exacerbating an athletic injury. I interrogate youth sport experiences in which coaches and teammates lauded my willingness to play sport with little ...
  • Low, Jacqueline; Malacrida, Claudia (M D P I A GArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of New BrunswickUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    [No abstract available]
  • McDaniel, Susan A. (University of Alberta. Department of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2014)
    No abstract available
  • The Environics Institute for Survey Research (Environics InstituteArts and ScienceDepartment of SociologyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    A second national survey conducted by The Environics Institute focusing on the experience of Muslims in Canada and how other Canadians view them. This 2016 survey updates the original research from 2006 and addresses ...

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