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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

In Your Face

Law, Justice, and Niqab-Wearing Women in Canada

This book explores the experiences of a group of women in Canada who are small in numbers yet have garnered much legal, political, and social attention in recent years. Muslim women who cover … 266 View

The Colour of Justice

Policing Race in Canada

The colour of justice in Canada is largely driven by stereotypical assumptions about crime and those who commit it. Over the last few years, the use of race, ethnicity, and religion as indicators … 275 View
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Author’s Forward and Introduction

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Meet Your Neighbours

From: In Your Face

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In the introduction, the author outlines the reasons why some women choose to wear the niqab, and the flagrant disregard for these women’s basic dignity and human rights. 17 $1.70 Add
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Introduction

From: The Colour of Justice

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The introduction lays out the prevalence of the problem of racial profiling among police encounters in Canada and frames the purpose, driving questions and methodologies of the book. 5 $0.50 Add
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What is it?

From: The Colour of Justice

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Chapter one defines and outlines the scope of racial profiling in Canada by police with a case study whereby an unwarranted police encounter was challenged, resulting in a police strike in … 22 $2.20 Add
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Listening to the Voices of Niqab-Wearing Women

From: In Your Face

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In this chapter, Bahkt posits that most people in Canada have never actually conversed with a niqab-wearing woman. She attempts to rectify this situation by sharing some perspectives of women who … 32 $3.20 Add
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Reflections on Government Hostility, Systemic discrimination, and Human Rights Institutions

From: 14 Arguments in Favour of Human Rights Institutions

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Discussion of the nature and extent of government hostility to human rights and human rights institutions, and the capacities that human rights commissions, in particular, have to address … 35 $3.50 Add
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Why Is It So Difficult to Change Policing?

From: Crisis in Canada's Policing

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This chapter addresses some key issues and outlines the various elements that make up police culture. ; 34 $3.40 Add
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Exposed

From: The Colour of Justice

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This chapter explores the role of the media in heightening racial profiling in Canada. The chapter provides case studies including those of Dee Brown, a player for the Toronto Raptors, who … 21 $2.10 Add
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Governments as Interpreters and Shapers of Human Rights

From: 14 Arguments in Favour of Human Rights Institutions

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Discussion of the role and obligations of governments and their legal representatives, as interpreters and shapers of human rights law, when they are engaged in statutory human rights litigation. 32 $3.20 Add
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Rights-Based Strategies to Address Homelessness and Poverty in Canada

The Charter Framework

From: Advancing Social Rights in Canada

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Exploration of the extent to which a domestic constitutional framework exists in Canada for a rights-based approach to housing and anti-poverty strategies. ; 42 $4.20 Add
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Facing Public Opposition to the Niqab

From: In Your Face

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This chapter is an attempt to analyze the growing agitation that has been expressed about Muslim women who cover their faces. 43 $4.30 Add
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What Do Police Do?

From: Crisis in Canada's Policing

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This chapter examines the declining rate of crime in Canada, the amount of time police officers spend responding directly to crimes, and the rate at which Canadian police solve crimes. ; 39 $3.90 Add
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Adjusting Our Lens

From: The Colour of Justice

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Chapter three, Adjusting Our Lens, begins with a look at the pivotal case Drybones, which highlighted the unique needs of Aboriginal peoples in trials. The chapter then looks at the historical … 17 $1.70 Add