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Material Cultures in Public Engagement

by Anastasia Christophilopoulou Oxbow Books (August 31, 2020)

The Material Cultures in Public Engagement volume seeks to document and explore the significant change in the relationship of Museums with collections of the Ancient World and their audiences. The volume establishes...


How Societies Work, 5th Edition

by Joanne Naiman Fernwood Publishing (April 28, 2020)

In 2011, protesters around the world – including Canada – called for changes to the societies in which they live. Many observers were asking: “What do they want?” Some answers to this question can be...


Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada

by Mitch Daschuk, Carolyn Brooks & James Popham Fernwood Publishing (August 25, 2020)

How does social regulation shape who is "deviant" and who is "normal"?

Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada is an introduction to the sociology of what has traditionally been...


Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada

by Mitch Daschuk, Carolyn Brooks & James Popham Fernwood Publishing (August 25, 2020)

How does social regulation shape who is "deviant" and who is "normal"?

Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada is an introduction to the sociology of what has traditionally been...


Under the Rainbow

by Jeanette A. Auger & Kate Krug Fernwood Publishing (November 08, 2017)

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...


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...


Not a New Problem

by Janice Ristock, Michelle Owen, Diane Hiebert-Murphy & Emily Ternette Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 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...


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 10, 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...


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...


Citizen-Led Innovation  for a New Economy

by Alison Mathie & John Gaventa Fernwood Publishing (July 10, 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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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?...


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?...


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...


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...


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...


NOlympians

by Jules Boykoff Fernwood Publishing (April 08, 2020)

NOlympians: Inside the Fight Against Capitalist Mega-Sports in Los Angeles, Tokyo and Beyond investigates the intersection of the global rise of anti-Olympics activism and the declining popularity of hosting...


Generation Y in Business

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (April 09, 2017)

Ready to take your business to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about Generation Y in the workplace with this practical guide.

Generation Y has arrived in the workplace! Although they bring...


8-Bit Apocalypse

by Alex Rubens & Jeff Gerstmann Abrams Press (September 09, 2019)

Before Call of Duty, before World of Warcraft, before even Super Mario Bros., the video game industry exploded in the late 1970s with the advent of the video arcade. Leading the charge was Atari Inc., the...


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...


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...


Nelson Mandela

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (January 03, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Nelson Mandela in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Nelson Mandela's lifelong fight...


The Ku Klux Klan

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (January 03, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the operations of the Ku Klux Klan in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Ku Klux Klan's activity...


The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (December 20, 2015)

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Elegance of the Hedgehog with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel...


Martin Luther King

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and political...


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...


The Red and the Black by Stendhal (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 11, 2016)

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Red and the Black with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Red and the Black by Stendhal, which ells...


The Maids by Jean Genet (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (December 06, 2015)

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Maids with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Maids by Jean Genet, a play that describes the daily...


'Art' by Yasmina Reza (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 07, 2015)

Unlock the more straightforward side of 'Art' with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of 'Art' by Yasmina Reza, her most successful play that has won...