Sociology

Unit 6

Sociologist Luis Aguiar reviews new book 'Who Cleans the Park?'

Luis LM Aguiar endorses, on the back cover, the new book Who Cleans the Park? by John Krinsky and Maud Simonet (Chicago 2017). Amongst other comments, Aguiar writes that this book interprets "the park" as a workplace and uses a neoliberal framework to study it.

Marina Prado Nogueira successfully defends MA thesis

Sociology professor Luis LM Aguiar’s graduate student, Marina Prado Nogueira, recently successfully defended an MA thesis on domestic workers in Sao Paulo, Brazil, entitled Bringing Rights to the Table: Domestic Workers’ Experiences Defending Labour Rights in Brazil. The examining committee unanimously congratulated Nogueira in "writing a brilliant thesis".

Historian, scholar Pieter Lagrou visits UBC to discuss post-war Europe

The end of the Second World War witnessed massive border changes across Central and Eastern Europe.