Research & Theory

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Academic Freedom in Conflict

The Struggle Over Free Speech Rights in the University

For more than a century academics have had unique rights — to speak, teach, and write freely. Central to the case for academic freedom is that scholars must be able to voice their views … 368 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

Canadian Critical Race Theory

Racism and the Law

This book is about the role that race and racism play in the theory and practice of law. It shows how Canadian Black lawyers and others are beginning to seriously consider the role of race in … 232 View

Counting Out The Scholars

The Case Against Performance Indicators in Higher Education

Canada’s universities have lost their autonomy. Under the guise of accountability, reformers from government and large corporations have undermined the original purposes of these … ; 274 View

Cuba and Its Neighbours

Democracy in Motion

In this groundbreaking book, Arnold August explores Cuba’s unique form of democracy, presenting a detailed and balanced analysis of Cuba’s electoral process and the state’s … 285 View

Degrees of Failure

University Education in Decline

In Degrees of Failure, Randle Nelsen brings together such diverse topics as campus parking, college sports, helicopter parents, edu-business as edu-tainment, and technology in teaching to show … 152 View

Democratizing the Constitution

Reforming Responsible Government

Canada’s time-honoured system of responsible government is failing us. This principle, by which the executive must be accountable to the people’s elected representatives, was fought … ; ; 274 View

Honest Politics Now

What ethical conduct means in Canadian Public Life

Using high-profile political scandals as case studies, this book explores the standards of accountability to which Canadian politicians are now being held. This is the definitive up to date book … 392 View

Inner City Renovation

How a Social Enterprise Changes Lives and Communities

Inner City Renovation (ICR) is a much-heralded social enterprise in Winnipeg’s North End which has become an example of the potential for social enterprises to support people living on … 153 View

Protecting Research Confidentiality

What happens when law and ethics collide

Lawyers and their clients can talk in complete confidence, secure that the law protects what they say from being revealed to anyone. Priests can hear confessions with reasonable certainty that no … ; 432 View

Research is Ceremony

Indigenous Research Methods

Indigenous researchers are knowledge seekers who work to progress Indigenous ways of being, knowing and doing in a modern and constantly evolving context. This book describes a research paradigm … 144 View

Speculative Harvests Agrarian Change & Peasant Studies

Financialization, Food, and Agriculture

In Speculative Harvests, Clapp and Isakson investigate the evolving relationship between the agrifood and financial sectors, paying particular attention to how the contemporary process of … ; 196 View

Turning the World Right-Side Up

Science, Community and Democracy

The focus of this book is on the un-sustainability of the system that economists, in the name of science, have foisted upon society. Corporations and the economists who act as their apologists, … ; 240 View
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Feminism and Theory Race, Class, Gender and the Law

An Introduction

From: Gender, Law & Justice

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Foreword

From: Counting Out The Scholars

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Defines Performance Indicators as they relate to universities and describes the effect these have had on the nature of universities, concludes that the effect is negative. Outlines arguments that … ; 6 $0.60 Add
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Getting Started

From: Research is Ceremony

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