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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...


Disability Politics and Theory

by A.J. Withers Fernwood Publishing (June 19, 2020)

An accessible introduction to disability studies, Disability Politics and Theory provides a concise survey of disability history, exploring the concept of disability as it has been conceived from the late 19th...


The Politics of Restorative Justice

by Andrew Woolford Fernwood Publishing (May 27, 2020)

This book invites the reader to reconsider restorative justice and its politics. Through an examination of restorative themes, theories and practices, three distinct ways in which politics affect restorative...


Becoming an Ally, 3rd Edition

by Anne Bishop Fernwood Publishing (May 27, 2020)

Becoming an Ally is a book for men who want to end sexism, white people who want to end racism, straight people who want to end heterosexism, able-bodied people who want to end ableism -- for all people who...


Research for Social Justice

by Adje van de Sande & Karen Schwartz Fernwood Publishing (May 27, 2020)

Most social work research texts are written from an empiricist and positivist perspective, emphasizing the scientific method and the value of objectivity in research. While acknowledging that certain aspects...


Building a Better World, 3rd Edition

by Stephanie Ross, Larry Savage, Errol Black & Jim Silver Fernwood Publishing (May 27, 2020)

This third edition of Building a Better World offers a comprehensive introductory overview of Canada's labour movement. The book includes an analysis of why workers form unions; assesses their organization and...


Research Is Ceremony

by Shawn Wilson Fernwood Publishing (May 27, 2020)

Indigenous researchers are knowledge seekers who work to progress Indigenous ways of being, knowing and doing in a modern and constantly evolving context. This book describes a research paradigm shared by Indigenous...


Accounting for Genocide

by Dean Neu & Richard Therrien Fernwood Publishing (May 27, 2020)

Accounting for Genocide is an original and controversial book that retells the history of the subjugation and ongoing economic marginalization of Canada’s Indigenous peoples. Its authors demonstrate the ways...


Locating Law, 3rd Edition

by Elizabeth Comack Fernwood Publishing (May 27, 2020)

Praise for the second edition: “This book is the best available for teaching the role of law in society and making sense of how it operates within the (inter)connections of race, class and gender dynamics...


Kaandossiwin

by Kathleen E. Absolon (Minogiizhigokwe) Fernwood Publishing (May 21, 2020)

Indigenous methodologies have been silenced and obscured by the Western scientific means of knowledge production. In a challenge to this colonialist rejection of Indigenous knowledge, Anishinaabe researcher...


Security, With Care

by Elizabeth M. Elliott Fernwood Publishing (May 21, 2020)

“I learned that the problems were much deeper than a flawed criminal justice system, and that our work needed to begin in our relationships with each other and the natural world, and most importantly, with...


Restless Ideas

by Tony Simmons Fernwood Publishing (May 21, 2020)

How do we make sense of the rise of political strongmen like Trump and Erdo?an, or the increase in hate crimes and terrorism? How can we understand Brexit and xenophobic, anti-immigrant sentiments and policies?...


Wicihitowin

by Gord Bruyere (Amawaajibitang), Michael Anthony Hart (Kaskitémahikan) & Raven Sinclair (Ótiskewápíwskew) Fernwood Publishing (May 06, 2020)

Wícihitowin is the first Canadian social work book written by First Nations, Inuit and Métis authors who are educators at schools of social work across Canada. The book begins by presenting foundational theoretical...


Power and Resistance

by Wayne Antony, Jessica Antony & Les Samuelson Fernwood Publishing (May 06, 2020)

How do we make sense of the social problems that continue to plague Canadian society? Our understanding of issues such as poverty, racism, violence, homophobia, crime and pollution stems from our view of how...


Missing Women, Missing News

by David Hugill Fernwood Publishing (May 06, 2020)

Missing Women, Missing News examines newspaper coverage of the arrest and trial of Robert Pickton, the man charged with murdering 26 street-level sex workers from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. It demonstrates...


Celeste's paintbrush

by Ginette Lareault, Héloïse-Thanh Cyr & Laurence Dechassey Éditions Caramello (March 31, 2020)

A young female fox called Celeste has a talent for painting. She has a precious paintbrush. Unfortunately, she can't find it. Even though she is cunning, she needs help. She trusts her parents and hopes that...


Celeste's paintbrush

by Ginette Lareault, Héloïse-Thanh Cyr & Laurence Dechassey Éditions Caramello (March 31, 2020)

A young female fox called Celeste has a talent for painting. She has a precious paintbrush. Unfortunately, she can't find it. Even though she is cunning, she needs help. She trusts her parents and hopes that...


Celeste's paintbrush

by Ginette Lareault, Héloïse-Thanh Cyr & Laurence Dechassey Éditions Caramello (March 31, 2020)

A young female fox called Celeste has a talent for painting. She has a precious paintbrush. Unfortunately, she can't find it. Even though she is cunning, she needs help. She trusts her parents and hopes that...


Tummy's watermelons

by Marika Jean, Ginette Lareault & Laurence Dechassey Éditions Caramello (March 24, 2020)

Tummy the monkey is known for his love of food. He loves watermelon very much. He even has a hidden patch to grow them. His friend Rascal, a parrot, would like to have some. One day, the monkey needs some bamboo...


Tummy's watermelons

by Ginette Lareault, Marika Jean & Laurence Dechassey Éditions Caramello (March 24, 2020)

Tummy the monkey is known for his love of food. He loves watermelon very much. He even has a hidden patch to grow them. His friend Rascal, a parrot, would like to have some. One day, the monkey needs some bamboo...


Tummy's watermelons

by Marika Jean, Ginette Lareault & Laurence Dechassey Éditions Caramello (March 24, 2020)

Tummy the monkey is known for his love of food. He loves watermelon very much. He even has a hidden patch to grow them. His friend Rascal, a parrot, would like to have some. One day, the monkey needs some bamboo...


Tummy's watermelons

by Marika Jean, Ginette Lareault & Laurence Dechassey Éditions Caramello (March 24, 2020)

Tummy the monkey is known for his love of food. He loves watermelon very much. He even has a hidden patch to grow them. His friend Rascal, a parrot, would like to have some. One day, the monkey needs some bamboo...


The Voyage of Ayrus

by Martin Moisan Éditions Dakyil (February 27, 2020)

The Voyage of Ayrus is a philosophical tale for everyone. It tells the story of a young man who pursues an initiation quest in order to uncover the secrets of the elixir of life and pill of immortality. During...


Frello's patch

by Ginette Lareault, Frédéric Boulianne & Laurence Dechassey Éditions Caramello (February 25, 2020)

Frello, a young lynx, is a kind animal. He was born with an orange patch on his back. Because of it, his classmate Smuggy makes fun of him. There's no doubt Frello will react. Will the sensitive lynx manage...


Frello's patch

by Ginette Lareault, Frédéric Boulianne & Laurence Dechassey Éditions Caramello (February 25, 2020)

Frello, a young lynx, is a kind animal. He was born with an orange patch on his back. Because of it, his classmate Smuggy makes fun of him. There's no doubt Frello will react. Will the sensitive lynx manage...


Chirpy's little wings

by Ginette Lareault, Laurianne Malenfant, Laurence Dechassey & Martin Clavet Éditions Caramello (February 05, 2020)

Chirpy the little blue bird is glued to his nest, afraid that his wings are too small to carry his weight. But one day, he realizes that he would really like to get out of the nest. But how? Will he manage to...


Chirpy's little wings

by Ginette Lareault, Laurianne Malenfant, Laurence Dechassey & Martin Clavet Éditions Caramello (February 05, 2020)

Chirpy the little blue bird is glued to his nest, afraid that his wings are too small to carry his weight. But one day, he realizes that he would really like to get out of the nest. But how? Will he manage to...


The big eyed cow

by Ginette Lareault, Arnaud Cyr, Laurence Dechassey & Martin Clavet Éditions Caramello (February 05, 2020)

Having big eyes is something that brings a lot of joy to Mooya, Mr. Dandelion's pretty little cow. Unfortunately, one day, her eyes start shrinking. The cow gets really sad, and she starts looking for a solution....


The big eyed cow

by Ginette Lareault, Arnaud Cyr, Laurence Dechassey & Martin Clavet Éditions Caramello (February 05, 2020)

Having big eyes is something that brings a lot of joy to Mooya, Mr. Dandelion's pretty little cow. Unfortunately, one day, her eyes start shrinking. The cow gets really sad, and she starts looking for a solution....