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Call for Abstract: Dealing with Aboriginal issues through Applied Sociology

As part of the Canadian Sociological Association annual meeting, Linda Gerber is organizing an applied sociology session on issues faced by Aboriginal peoples, including but not limited to the areas of health, family, education, employment, substance abuse, governance, arrest and incarceration, racism and discrimination. Research may involve collaboration with Aboriginal communities or organizations or may be based on independent data collection or on surveys conducted by Statistics Canada. The underlying goal is to inform public policy. The deadline to submit a proposal is February 2.