Crime

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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

Criminalizing Race, Criminalizing Poverty

Welfare Fraud Enforcement in Canada

The criminalization and penalization of poverty through increased surveillance and control of welfare recipients in recent years has led many poverty advocates to claim that “a war against … ; 102 View

Disorderly People

Law and the Politics of Exclusion in Ontario

The Ontario Safe Streets Act is the first modern provincial law to prohibit a wide range of begging and squeegee work in public space. This Act is representative of a much wider set of reforms … ; 121 View
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Insurgent Love

Abolition and Domestic Homicide

Domestic homicide is violence that strikes within our most intimate relations. The most common strategy for addressing this kind of transgression relies on policing and prisons. But through … 161 View
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On Opium

Pain, Pleasure, and Other Matters of Substance

A groundbreaking meditation on pain, painkillers, and dependence from a prescription opioid user. Her writing has been described as "measured," "sensuous," and … 364 View
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Domestic Homicide and Abolition

From: Insurgent Love

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In the introductory chapter, the author defines key terms that are essential to the text, details the failures of the current carceral approach to family violence, and details how her personal … 24 $2.40 Add
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From: Disorderly People

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Prologue

From: On Opium

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The author describes feeling trapped since her body began to turn against her many years ago, when she first started to suffer the intense joint stiffness and accompanying pain that would turn … 3 $0.30 Add
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Beyond Criminology?

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Butcher

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This chapter recounts the friendship between the author and a man convicted of killing his partner. 8 $0.80 Add
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Opium Eater

The New Confessions

From: On Opium

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After years of being clawed by stiffness and pain the author describes clawing back the life pain took from her. She describes the effects of the opiates she takes for pain, the pain relief, and … 64 $6.40 Add
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Squeezed to the Point of Exclusion

The Case of Toronto Squeegee Cleaners

From: Disorderly People

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Welfare Fraud Legislation in British Columbia and Ontario

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Discussions of Welfare Fraud in the Canadian News Media

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