The social construction of black-on-black violence in Toronto.
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The social construction of black-on-black violence in Toronto. by Celestine Ifeanyi Ezeonu

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Pagination397 leaves.
Number of Pages397
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Open LibraryOL22728601M
ISBN 100494078502

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  This paper documents the ways different sections of Toronto’s black community construct the problem of gun violence commonly associated with young black males in the city. Recognising that social policies are often products of contestations among different claims makers trying to dominate the definition of particular social problems and the policy initiatives for their control, the paper. The book will also examine the theoretical, historical and social construction in five of sociology's sub-fields: law, health, sexuality, race, and book will take a critical approach to understanding the historical and social construction of an introductory chapter, which examines classical social control theories.   Publishers Weekly This book offers a helpful contribution to the discussion of social constructionism and its limits, both for hard scientists who feel threatened by it and for those who practice it. This is a fun book, as Hacking takes pokes at social constructionists and clarifies what they are about.   Reflections on Approaches to Trans Anti-Violence Education Joshua Mira Goldberg and Caroline White Section 2: LGBTQ Lives 5. Exploring Emotion Work in Domestically Abusive Relationships Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester 6. Beyond Good and Evil: The Social Construction of Violence in Intimate Gay Relationships Maurice Kwang-Lai Poon 7.