Karen Foster

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Generation and discourse in working life stories
    Karen Foster
    Sociology, Carleton University
    Br J Sociol 64:195-215. 2013
  2. doi request reprint 'It's just a social thing': drug use, friendship and borderwork among marginalized young people
    Karen Foster
    Management Department, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 24:223-30. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Generation and discourse in working life stories
    Karen Foster
    Sociology, Carleton University
    Br J Sociol 64:195-215. 2013
    ..Guided by James' principle of pragmatism, this article maintains that understanding generation as a discursive, historically contingent 'thought' with 'effects' is as important as understanding its structural form and contents...
  2. doi request reprint 'It's just a social thing': drug use, friendship and borderwork among marginalized young people
    Karen Foster
    Management Department, Saint Mary s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 24:223-30. 2013
    ..Through this 'borderwork', they solidify the bonds they share with the people with whom they smoke cannabis and drink alcohol...