2007

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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

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

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

Illusion or Opportunity

Civil Society and the Quest for Social Change

The failure of development strategies in the past few decades has given rise to a worldwide movement in the direction of “another development.” This is a form of development that is … 142 View

Language Testing Reconsidered

Language Testing Reconsidered provides a critical update on major issues that have engaged the field of language testing since its inception. Anyone who is working in, studying or teaching … ; ; ; ; 180 View

Learning to Leave

The Irony of Schooling in a Coastal Community

It has been argued that if education is to be democratic and serve the purpose of social and cultural elevation, then it must be generic and transcend the specificity of the locale. … 303 View

Making Space For Indigenous Feminism

The majority of scholarly and activist opinion by and about Aboriginal women claims that feminism is irrelevant for them. Yet, there is also an articulate, theoretically informed and activist … 254 View

Managing Diversity

Practices of Citizenship

Australia, Canada, and Ireland are all engaged in questions of multiculturalism and in the politics of recognition and reconciliation, the opportunities and pressures of geographic regionalism, … 225 View

Medicare

Facts, Myths, Problems & Promise

Most health care professionals are committed to the principles of medicare, and so are most other Canadians. Yet everyone recognizes that the health care system has serious problems, and often … ; View

National Security Law

Canadian Practice in International Perspective

National Security Law is a comprehensive handbook that focuses on the law and legal instruments governing the Canadian state’s response to events that jeopardize its “national … 688 View

Not Just a Pretty Face

The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry

Lead in lipstick? 1,4 dioxane in baby soap? Coal tar in shampoo? How is this possible? Simple. The $35 billion cosmetics industry is so powerful that they’ve kept themselves unregulated for … 193 View

The Politics of Voting

Reforming Canada's Electoral System

The Politics of Voting: Reforming Canada’s Electoral System is a timely examination of Canada’s voting system by one of Canada’s leading authorities on electoral reform. In a … 227 View

Transforming or Reforming Capitalism

Towards a Theory of Community Economic Development

Growing worldwide interest in community economic development has led to a blossoming of “how to” manuals,as well as analyses of co-operatives, development corporations, gender, … 168 View

Translating Canada

In the last thirty years of the twentieth century, Canadian federal governments offered varying degrees of support for literary and other artistic endeavour. A corollary of this patronage of … ; 351 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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Defining National Security

From: National Security Law

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Introduces national security by evaluating different definitions of national security and giving a brief overview of national security law, focusing on its structure, objectives, tools and … 11 $1.10 Add