Racism

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“Too Asian”?

Racism and Post-Secondary Education

The now notorious Maclean’s article “Too Asian?” from the magazine’s 2010 campus issue has sparked a national furor about race in Canadian higher education. Since the … ; ; ; 224 View
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Africentric Social Work

This edited collection focuses on Africentric social work practice, providing invaluable assistance to undergraduate students in developing foundational skills and knowledge to further their … ; ; ; ; 272 View

Black Geographies

and the Politics of Place

Black Geographies and the Politics of Place is an interdisciplinary collection of essays in black geographic theory. Fourteen authors address specific geographic sites and develop their … 272 View

Everyday Evil

Why Our World Is the Way It Is

Instead of the epic, alien force of our imagination, anthropologist Monique Layton argues that evil is intrinsic to our humanity, constantly evolving with modern notions of morality. Much of the … 270 View

Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Comission of Canada Volume One: Summary

Honouring the Truth, Reconciling the Future

This is the Final Report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its six-year investigation of the residential school system for Aboriginal youth and the legacy of these … 544 View

Game Misconduct

Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport

“You’re not a human being, you’re a number, a product, an asset as long as you can perform. If you can’t perform, then you’re a liability and they’ll drop you.” Professional athletes suffer … 192 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

The Skin I’m In

Racism, Sports and Education

This book discusses the role that sport participation plays in the lives of Black male high school students. As a former professional athlete himself, the author brings a firsthand personal … 136 View

There’s Something in the Water

Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities

In “There’s Something In The Water”, Ingrid R. G. Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using … 183 View
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Uncle

Race, Nostalgia, and the Politics of Loyalty

Jackie Robinson, President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, O. J. Simpson and Christopher Darden have all been accused of being an Uncle Tom during their careers. How, why, … 272 View
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“No One Knows the Mysteries at the Bottom of the Ocean”

From: Black Geographies

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Introduction to the themes of the book. Found in black geographies are a history of brutal segregation and erasure, but also processes that inform a different or new approach to the production of … ; 13 $1.30 Add
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A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats?

From: There's Something in the Water

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Strategic Inadvertence and Other Shortcomings of the Environmental Justice Lens in Nova Scotia 20 $2.00 Add
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Acknowledgements

From: Game Misconduct

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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