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Everyday Violence in the Lives of Youth

by Helene Berman, Catherine Richardson/Kinewesquao, Kate Elliott & Eugenia Canas Fernwood Publishing (July 25, 2020)

Though interpersonal violence is widely studied, much less has been done to understand structural violence, the often-invisible patterns of inequality that reproduce social relations of exclusion and marginalization...


Canada In The World

by Tyler A. Shipley Fernwood Publishing (July 25, 2020)

An accessible and empirically rich introduction to Canada’s engagements in the world since confederation, this introductory textbook charts a unique path by locating Canada's colonial foundations at the heart...


More Powerful Together

by Jen Gobby Fernwood Publishing (July 25, 2020)

How can social movements help bring about large-scale systems change? This is the question Jen Gobby sets out to answer in More Powerful Together. As an activist, Gobby has been actively involved with climate...


Pursuing Justice

by Margot Hurlbert Fernwood Publishing (July 25, 2020)

Pursuing justice is daunting. It plays out in a variety of contexts -- like the environment, employment, the criminal justice system -- and raises tough issues like racism, gender discrimination and poverty....


Seeking Mino-Pimatisiwin

by Michael Hart Fernwood Publishing (July 25, 2020)

Historically, social work and psychology professions have pressured and coerced Aboriginal peoples to follow the euro-centric ways of society. The needs of Aboriginal peoples have not been successfully addressed...


Social Perspectives on Death and Dying

by Jeanette A. Auger Fernwood Publishing (July 25, 2020)

Death is inevitable, but our perspectives about death and dying are socially constructed. This updated third edition takes us through the maze of issues, both social and personal, which surround death and dying...


About Canada: Public-Private Partnerships

by Heather Whiteside Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

In a public-private partnership, or P3, a private, for-profit corporation assumes control over the design, construction, financing and operation of public infrastructure and services. P3s have been used in Canada...


Under the Rainbow

by Jeanette A. Auger & Kate Krug Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

With contributions from Dayna B. Daniels & Judy Davidson, Valda Leighteizer and Ross Higgins

Under the Rainbow is a primer on the social and political history and the everyday practices and processes of living...


Walking This Path Together

by Jeannine Carriere & Susan Strega Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

Walking This Path Together is an edited collection devoted to improving the lives of children and families that come to the attention of child welfare authorities by demonstrating and advocating for socially...


Understanding Violence and Abuse

by Heather Fraser & Kate Seymour Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

In Understanding Violence and Abuse, Heather Fraser and Kate Seymour examine violence and abuse from an anti-oppressive practice perspective and make connections between interpersonal violence and structural,...


The Healing Journey

by Linda DeRiviere Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

The Healing Journey offers a startling analysis of intimate partner abuse and its negative effects on women’s earnings, education and vocational training as well as in the labour market itself. Victims of...


Rethinking Who We Are

by Jessica E. Pulis & Paul U. Angelini Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

Rethinking Who We Are takes a non-conventional approach to understanding human difference in Canada. Contributors to this volume critically re-examine Canadian identity by rethinking who we are and what we are...


Racism and Anti-Racism in Canada

by David Este, Liza Lorenzetti & Christa Sato Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 2020)

Multiculturalism is regarded as a key feature of Canada's national identity. Yet despite an increasingly diverse population, racialized Canadians are systematically excluded from full participation in society...


Not a New Problem

by Janice Ristock, Michelle Owen, Diane Hiebert-Murphy & Emily Ternette Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

Violence in the lives of women with disabilities is not a new problem, but it is a problem about which little has been written. This gap in our knowledge needs to be addressed, as women with disabilities are...


Making Space for Indigenous Feminism, 2nd Edition

by Joyce Green Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

The first edition of Making Space for Indigenous Feminism proposed that Indigenous feminism was a valid and indeed essential theoretical and activist position, and introduced a roster of important Indigenous...


Labour Under Attack

by Stephanie Ross & Larry Savage Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

This multi-disciplinary edited collection critically examines the causes and effects of anti-unionism in Canada. Primarily through a series of case studies, the book's contributors document and expose the tactics...


Disability and Social Change

by Jeanette Robertson & Grant Larson Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

This edited collection uses a critical theory perspective and draws on expertise from a range of contemporary policy and practice areas. Contributors include people with disabilities, family members, researchers,...


Decolonizing Trauma Work

by Renee Linklater & Lewis Mehl-Madrona Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

In Decolonizing Trauma Work, Renee Linklater explores healing and wellness in Indigenous communities on Turtle Island. Drawing on a decolonizing approach, which puts the "soul wound" of colonialism at the centre,...


Colonized Classrooms

by Sheila Cote-Meek Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

In Colonized Classrooms, Sheila Cote-Meek discusses how Aboriginal students confront narratives of colonial violence in the postsecondary classroom, while they are, at the same time, living and experiencing...


Citizen-Led Innovation  for a New Economy

by Alison Mathie & John Gaventa Fernwood Publishing (July 09, 2020)

This collection of eleven cases of citizens organizing for change in Canada and the United States gives form and substance to the ideal of a new economy based on fairness and environmental sustainability. These...