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Scott Thompson receives award for journal article
Posted on 2017-10-25 in Politics & Society
Scott Thompson, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology, has been awarded the CSN-REC (Canadian Studies Network) Prize for Best Article in volume 50 of the Journal of Canadian Studies.
The article, "Real Canadians: Exclusion, Participation, Belonging, and Male Military Mobilization in Wartime Canada, 1939-45," is an examination of Canada's Second World War mobilization policies and processes of bureaucratic exclusion dictating who was able to contribute to national, cultural and political identity. Thompson argues that the Canadian state's mobilization policies for male enlistment perpetuated white settler society ideology and racial exclusion. CSN-REC called the result a landmark work on state policies that overturns national mythologies of home front and overseas mobilization as a unifying experience for a multicultural society.
Thompson, who joined the College of Arts & Science in 2017, uses historical case studies in order to explain and address current issues in the areas of criminology, sociology and surveillance studies.
U of S researcher awarded Banting Fellowship
Posted on 2018-07-19
Maaike Helmus and her supervisor Mark Olver will study risk assessment tools to help courts determine whether inmates are likely to re-offend
Probing reasons for deferred motherhood
Posted on 2018-07-13
College of Arts and Science professors will interview 60 women in Saskatchewan between the ages of 18 to 45
The past and present of mental health care
Posted on 2018-07-13
When it comes to talking about the issues surrounding mental health care today, Erika Dyck looks to the past
Religious studies professor recognized for international collaboration
Posted on 2018-06-28
Braj Sinha has been honoured for his work in fostering educational cooperation between Canada and India
Saskatoon StarPhoenix: Taking the Pulse: Most Sask. residents won't consume pot once it's legal
Posted on 2018-06-22
Eighty-two per cent of people in Saskatchewan are unlikely to consume marijuana once it is legal, according to the latest Taking the Pulse survey by the college's Social Sciences Research Laboratories
CBC News: U of S prof says reconciliation will be uncomfortable
Posted on 2018-06-20
Governments should prepare for more direct action by Indigenous people, say academics