Public Policy

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A Good War

Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency

Canada needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% to prevent a catastrophic 1.5 degree increase in the earth’s average temperature — assumed by many scientists to be a … 465 View

A New Kind of Union

Unifor and the birth of the modern Canadian union

This book describes the unique process by which the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) decided not just to merge but to create … 256 View

About Canada: Health & Illness 2nd Edition

Most Canadians believe that their experiences of health and illness are shaped by genetics, medical care and lifestyle choices. Governments, the media and disease associations reinforce this … 192 View

Accounting for Culture

Thinking Through Cultural Citizenship

Many scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers in the cultural sector argue that Canadian cultural policy is at a crossroads: that the environment for cultural policy-making has evolved … ; ; 286 View

An Economy of Well-Being

Common-sense tools for building genuine wealth and happiness

In the face of political, financial, and environmental upheaval, it’s difficult to slow down and build lives of mindfulness and joy. These things are within reach, but how can we go about … 242 View

Anti-Terrorism

Security and Insecurity after 9/11

This edited collection critically analyzes the concept of “terrorism,” the Canadian and American government responses to terrorist activity since the events of 9/11 and the problem of … 221 View

Back to the Well

Rethinking the Future of Water

Droughts. Floods. Contamination. Climate change. The perils to the global fresh-water supply have never been so clear or so numerous, as the crisis in Cape Town’s water supply in early 2018 … 378 View
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Basic Income For Canadians

From the Covid-19 Emergency to Financial Security for All

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of providing a basic income to everyone in Canada who needs it was already gaining broad support. Then, in response to a crisis that threatened to put … 258 View

Beyond Criminology

Taking Harm Seriously

Beyond Criminology is an innovative, groundbreaking critique of conventional criminological approaches to social issues. The contributors make a broad analysis of social harm by examining the … ; ; 342 View

Bill Gates, Pay Your Fair Share of Taxes…Like We Do!

Bill Gates and other wealthy individuals around the world do pay taxes–but usually at rates far below what most taxpayers pay. As Warren Buffet says, his secretary pays a higher tax rate … 184 View
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Border and Rule

Migration, Capitalism, and the Rise of Nationalism

In Border and Rule, one of North America’s foremost thinkers and immigrant rights organizers delivers an unflinching examination of migration as a pillar of global governance and gendered … 320 View

Borderlands

Comparing Border Security in North America and Europe

Border security has been high on public-policy agendas in Europe and North America since the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York City and on the headquarters of the … 393 View

Campus Confidential

100 startling things you don't know about Canadian universities (Second Edition)

In 2011, the first edition of Campus Confidential sparked a lively debate about what is really going on inside our colleges and universities. The media and readers alike welcomed this readable, … ; 256 View
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Canadarm and Collaboration

How Canada's Astronauts and Space Robots Explore New Worlds

Canada is a small but mighty power in space exploration. After providing the Canadarm robotic arm for the space shuttle in 1981, Canada received an invitation to start an astronaut program … 249 View

Canadian Culture in a Globalized World

The impact of trade deals on Canada's cultural life

Since the first trade deal with the US in 1984, Canada has insisted on a "cultural exemption" to ensure that governments were free to protect Canadian culture and to restrict foreign … 256 View