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Abolitionist Intimacies

In Abolitionist Intimacies, El Jones examines the movement to abolish prisons through the Black feminist principles of care and collectivity. Understanding the history of prisons in Canada in … 192 View

Canadian Policing

Why and How It Must Change

Canadian Policing: Why and How It Must Change is a comprehensive and critical examination of Canadian policing from its colonial origins to its response to the February 2022 blockades and … 276 View

Crisis in Canada’s Policing

Why Change is So Hard, and How We Can Get Real Reform in our Police Forces

In the summer of 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic surged, millions gathered across Canada and the United States to protest violence and racism in policing sparked by the murder of George Floyd at … ; 224 View

Cybercrime: Awareness, Prevention, and Response

Cybercrime: Awareness, Prevention, and Response is the first Canadian resource of its kind to effectively address the role of crime within this increasingly digitally dependent age and networked … 305 View

National Security Law 2e

National Security Law, 2e, is about the law governing the Canadian state’s response to serious crises — that is, events that jeopardize its national security. The book … ; 802 View

No One to Tell

Breaking My Silence on Life in the RCMP

In 2012, Janet Merlo was among the first female RCMP officers to publicly allege she had experienced sexual harassment and gender discrimination while serving in Canada’s national police … 232 View

Policing Indigenous Movements

Dissent and the Security State

In recent years, Indigenous peoples have lead a number of high profile movements fighting for social and environmental justice in Canada. From land struggles to struggles against resource … ; 230 View

Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada

The New Legal Landscape

Racial profiling is a hot-button topic that elicits strong responses on both sides. A series of public discussions has so far failed to yield a conclusive consensus. Racial Profiling and Human … ; ; 417 View

The "Mr Big" Sting

The Cases, the Killers, the Controversial Confessions

How the police create an imaginary criminal gang to trick homicide suspects into a confession and a prison cell. There are people in prison who got away with murder until they told the boss of a … 226 View

Vancouver Vice

Crime and Spectacle in the City's West End

The late 1970s and early 1980s were a volatile period in the history of Vancouver, where broad social and cultural changes were afoot. This was perhaps most clearly evident in the West End, the … 256 View

An Introduction to Mr. Big

From: The "Mr Big" Sting

The chapter begins with descriptions of a series of murders where a Mr. Big strategy was later used. Mr. Big is an undercover operation in which police attempt to trick a suspect to disclose a … 27 $2.70 Add

Author’s Forward and Introduction

From: Crisis in Canada's Policing


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Chapter 1


From: National Security Law 2e


Readings in Part 1 of this title, "Structure", cover the fundamental principles of Canadian National Security Law. Topics explored in this chapter include developing a definition of … ; 20 $2.00 Add

Defining Racial Profiling

From: Racial Profiling and Human Rights in Canada


Bobby Siu, an adjunct professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at York University, reviews the academic and government definitions of racial profiling with the aim of … 37 $3.70 Add

Destruction: A Love Poem

From: Abolitionist Intimacies


A poem from the author El Jones. 1 $0.10 Add