Class, Inequality & Oppression

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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

Beyond Shelters

Solutions to Homelessness in Canada from the Front Lines

This book offers essays by experienced shelter managers who address the future of the homeless shelter in Canada. This diverse collection includes contributions by leaders in the homelessness … 256 View

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

Cops, Crime and Capitalism

The Law-and-Order Agenda in Canada

Framed within a Marxist class analysis that highlights the way in which state power and capitalist social relations are racialized and gendered, Gordon’s study locates law and order … 175 View

Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada

How does social regulation shape who is “deviant” and who is “normal”? Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada is an introduction to the … ; ; 512 View

Decolonizing Academia

Poverty, Oppression, and Pain

Poetic, confrontational and radical, Decolonizing Academia speaks to those who have been taught to doubt themselves because of the politics of censorship, violence and silence that sustain the … 148 View

Experiencing Difference

Difference is a fundamental aspect of our human existence. This anthology emerges from the editor’s attempts to navigate the complex, variable and unpredictable materiality of difference. … 333 View

Health and Wealth

How Social and Economic Factors Affect Our Well-Being

This book looks at the well-known link between social equality and the health and well-being of a country’s population, with a Canadian perspective and using Canadian data. As of 1999, when … 136 View

How Societies Work

Class, Power, and Change

In 2011, protesters around the world – including Canada – called for changes to the societies in which they live. Many observers were asking: “What do they want?” Some … 367 View


A Social Determinant of Health, 2nd Edition

In this current environment, it is urgent to understand how oppression and health are closely connected. Oppression: A Social Determinant of Health offers a thorough and accessible overview of … 264 View

Resistance and Renewal

Surviving the Indian Residential School

One of the first books published to deal with the phenomenon of residential schools in Canada, Resistance and Renewal is a disturbing collection of Native perspectives on the Kamloops Indian … 172 View

Ruling Canada

Corporate Cohesion and Democracy

Ruling Canada critically examines Canada’s “economic elite”–a collection of the country’s richest and most powerful individuals, many of whom preside over … 168 View

Social Inclusion

Canadian Perspectives

How is the concept of social inclusion evolving in policy terms? Are we moving toward a common understanding or definition? What does social inclusion mean for issues like poverty and the growing … ; 264 View

The Age of Increasing Inequality

The Astonishing Rise of Canada's 1%

For 35 years, Canada has become vastly wealthier, but most people have not. This book documents the dramatic and rapid growth in inequality. It identifies the causes. It proposes meaningful steps … 248 View