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About Face

Essays on Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies of Addiction in Canada

About Face: Essays on Addictions, Recovery, Therapies, and Controversies seeks to broaden the conversation around addiction in Canada. Featuring essays by a diverse group of writers, About Face … 424 View

Common Threads

Weaving Community through Collaborative Eco-Art

Common Threads is a unique guide to engaging community members in communal handwork for the greater good. Author Sharon Kallis provides a wealth of ideas for: * Working with unwanted natural … 283 View

Fighting For Space

How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of … 408 View

Heroin

An Illustrated History

Heroin is an illustrated history of Canadian heroin regulation over two centuries. Susan Boyd points to our failure to address the overdose death epidemic caused by criminalizing drug users and … 251 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View

Power

Limits and Prospects for Human Survival

Weaving together findings from a wide range of disciplines, Power traces how four key elements developed to give humans extraordinary power: tool making ability, language, social complexity, and … 416 View

The Biology of Wonder

Aliveness, Feeling, and the Metamorphosis of Science

In The Biology of Wonder author Andreas Weber proposes a new approach to the biological sciences that puts the human back in nature. He argues that feelings and emotions, far from being … 336 View
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The Environmentalist’s Dilemma

Promise and Peril in an Age of Climate Crisis

For readers of Ronald Wright, Rebecca Solnit, and Yuval Noah Harari, comes a compelling inquiry into our relationship with humanity’s latest and greatest calamity. In the … 266 View
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We’re all Climate Hypocrites Now

How Embracing Our Limitations Can Unlock the Power of a Movement

Our culture tells us that personal responsibility is central to tackling the climate emergency, yet the choices we make are often governed by the systems in which we live. Whether it’s … 192 View
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Heroin, Addiction and Harm Reduction

From: Heroin

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In this chapter, Boyd introduces the origins and brief history of the drug heroin. Drug prohibition, criminalization, harm reduction, addiction, and the war on drugs are also discussed. 26 $2.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Common Threads

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By recognizing that human culture is a part of the ecosystem — not separate — and by creatively reimagining what symbiotic relationships of local production and consumption might look … 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Fighting For Space

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In America today, overdose deaths are the highest they have ever been. Heroin has reached the middle class and suburban America. At the same time, public opinion has turned against the war on … 18 $0.18 Add
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Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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Introduction

From: About Face

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The Introduction outlines the questions that this anthology seeks to answer: Who suffers from addictions in Canada, How can we better understand addictions, What are the steps forward in the … 4 $0.40 Add
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Towards a Poetic Ecology

From: The Biology of Wonder

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In the introduction, Weber discusses attempts to separate emotions and nature in the science of biology, and how modern researchers are rejecting this earlier paradigm. 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Power

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In the introduction, Heinberg suggests that while there is not a single solution to the converging crises of the 21st century, there is a single causative agent. That causative agent is … 13 $1.30 Add