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The Visual Dictionary of Transportation

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Transportation gives readers the chance to explore ancient and modern transport, on road, rails, water, or in the air. Convenient and affordable, this book is the perfect tool to discover...


The Visual World Atlas

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (November 14, 2012)

An overview of the state of the world for understanding global issues Inside you will find: • more than 110 thematic maps, • more than 50 fact tables from world renown organizations, • more than 130 photographs,...


Procurement of Goods, Works and Services in Development Projects

by Joseph Martial Ribiero Presses Internationales Polytechnique (March 30, 2011)

The author's practical experience in capacitybuilding in the areas of project management and procurement throughout the African continent has led him to take a simple and direct approach in preparing this book....


International Development Project Appraisal, Execution Planning and Monitoring

by Joseph Martial Ribiero Presses Internationales Polytechnique (July 08, 2011)

The purpose of International Development Project Appraisal, Execution Planning and Monitoring is to provide the reader with an overview of the various analytical efforts involved in preparing and appraising...


Evidence and information

by National Forum on Health Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

How can the health of Canadians be promoted across different age groups? What is the level of quality of Canada’s health care system? On the international level, how do our health care costs compare with those...


Erase everything and start over: PVRs, blogs, and Word of mouth: the consumer is now in control

by Pierre Delagrave Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

The scope of the change taking place is so great, we have to question everything, understand how it affects every aspect of marketing communications, and experiment with the new ways of communicating that technology...


The Franz Boas Enigma

by Ludger Müller-Wille Baraka Books (February 07, 2014)

How did Franz Boas become the central founder of anthropology and a driving force promoting science in public life in North America? To answer this question, linguistic and cultural barriers must be overcome...


Slouching Towards Sirte

by Maximilian Forte Baraka Books (November 09, 2012)

NATO’s war in Libya was proclaimed as a humanitarian intervention—bombing in the name of “saving lives.” Attempts at diplomacy were stifled. Peace talks were subverted. Libya was barred from representing...


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...


Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africa

by Robin Philpot Baraka Books (November 27, 2013)

The book comprises three parts. The first part addresses the little-discussed but crucial events preceding the assassination of the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali...


Justice Belied

by Sébastien Chartrand & John Philpot Baraka Books (October 03, 2014)

For the first time in a book, defence counsel, investigators, journalists, and academics pool their knowledge and experience to answer the burning questions. What has happened to the fundamental principles of...


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...


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...


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...


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?...


Riot that Never Was, The

by James Jackson Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

A fascinating, methodical investigation into a little-known tragedy shows that truth can prevail even 180 years after the fact.In this "whodunit," James Jackson is a one-man investigative commission. He meticulously...


Inuit and Whalers on Baffin Island Through German Eyes

by Ludwig Müller-Wille, Bernd Gieseking & William Barr Baraka Books (February 15, 2012)

Wilhelm Weike, a 23-year old handyman from Minden/Germany, accidentally found himself spending the year of 1883-84 among Inuit and wintering with whalers on Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. The fledgling...


The Einstein File - New Updated Edition

by Fred Jerome, David Suzuki & Ajamu Baraka Baraka Books (March 23, 2018)

Einstein arrived in the United States in 1933, the year the Nazis rose to power in Germany. From that moment until he died in 1955, J. Edgar Hoover's FBI--with other agencies--feverishly collected "derogatory...


A Distinct Alien Race

by David Vermette Baraka Books (September 27, 2018)

Americans don't think of Canada as a source of potential terrorists--speaking a foreign tongue, serving a foreign religion, and invading their country. But when a million French-Canadians crossed the border...


Through the Mill

by Gail Cuthbert Brandt Baraka Books (October 29, 2018)

Girls and women were essential to industrialization in Canada, particularly in the cotton textile industry, which was concentrated in Quebec. In 1891, for example, more than 2000 girls and women toiled in Quebec's...


This is Toraja

by Paulus Palimbong Editions L'Harmattan (June 15, 2016)

This book is the result of direct observation of the author born in Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. It provides a short description of many aspects of Toraja geography, government system, religion, population,...


Media in third-wave democracies

by Edited by Péter Bajomi-Lázár Editions L'Harmattan (May 02, 2018)

The media and political systems of former communist countries in Central/Eastern Europe share a number of similarities with those in Southern Europe. According to Karol Jakubowicz, these similarities also include...


Motherhood, The Mother of All Sexism

by Marilyse Hamelin & Arielle Aaronson Baraka Books (September 13, 2018)

Quebec spoils its families, according to some, with those “long” parental leaves—a full year for mothers (Imagine!)—well-subsidized childcare and more. Marilyse Hamelin challenges that restrictive view....


Vic City Express

by Yanni Tsirbas & Fred Reed Baraka Books (September 13, 2018)

It could be happening here… or there. Today the place is Greece, wracked by a crisis that has pushed people to the brink. Two strangers meet in a train for Athens. One spews out his disgust at the foreigners...


Going Too Far

by Ishmael Reed Baraka Books (September 01, 2012)

Ishmael Reed goes too far, again! Just as the fugitive slaves went to Canada and challenged the prevailing view that slaves were well off under their masters, Ishmael Reed has gone all the way to Quebec—where...


Let's Move On, Paul Okalik Speaks Out

by Paul Okalik & Louis McComber Baraka Books (March 27, 2018)

Paul Okalik was raised in Pangnirtung, a community that survived starvation, epidemics, eradication of its spiritual heritage, relocation, schooling in a foreign language, and confrontation with the Canadian...


Washington's Long War on Syria

by Stephen Gowans Baraka Books (March 22, 2017)

When President Barack Obama demanded formally in the summer of 2011 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, it was not the first time Washington had sought regime change in Damascus. The United States...


Discrimination in the NHL

by Bob Sirois & Jacqueline Snyder Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

Ever since Maurice Richard dazzled hockey fans, fighting his way to hockey’s summits, the issue of discrimination against Quebec hockey players has simmered on. NHL veteran Bob Sirois now demonstrates that...


Barack Obama and the Jim Crow Media

by Ishmael Reed Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

For Ishmael Reed, Barack Obama, like Michelangelo’s St. Anthony, is a tormented man, haunted by modern reincarnations of the demonic spirits used to break slaves. These were the “Nigger Breakers”—men...


Independent Quebec, An

by Jacques Parizeau & Robin Philpot Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

For the first time, Jacques Parizeau shares his views on Quebec's recent history and its future. As chief economics advisor to Quebec premiers in the 1960s, Jacques Parizeau was instrumental in bringing about...


Scandinavian Common Sense

by Marie-France Raynault & Dominique Côté Baraka Books (November 03, 2015)

When some claim austerity is the only answer to today’s economic woes, a close look at the best practices in Scandinavia and Finland gives pause for thought. Cited as models for their egalitarian social and...


JULIAN ASSANGE WIKILEAKS WARRIOR FOR TRUTH

by Valérie Guichaoua Groupe Cogito Média (June 15, 2011)

December 7th, 2010: Julian Assange, an Australian citizen and Internet activist, is arrested in London, England. The story becomes a global media sensation. The man is held in custody, awaiting possible criminal...