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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...


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?...