Posts Tagged ‘Sociology’

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Asexuality – Redefining Love and Sexuality

Posted January 9, 2012 by Elaine Lin

The topic of ‘asexuality’ greatly intrigued me after reflecting on a guest lecture in my Sociology of Sexualities class (SOCI 369) about anti-homophobia and sex education in schools; the speaker mentioned that because sex and sexual desires are emphasized as the norm in sex education, discourse around asexuality (valuing romantic but not sexual relationships) is often ignored. I was [...]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Major/Minor in Sociology

Posted November 11, 2011 by Elaine Lin

Coming to UBC in 2008, I had no clear idea what I wanted to study. Being rejected by the UBC Sauder School of Business (my first preference of study), a school that many students seemed to gravitate toward, was defeating. I yearned to transfer into Sauder (and perhaps specialize in Marketing) in my second year. [...]

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