2008

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Aboriginal Canada Revisited

Exploring a variety of topics—including health, politics, education, art, literature, media, and film— Aboriginal Canada Revisited draws a portrait of the current political and … 437 View

Car Nation

An Illustrated History of Canada's Transformation Behind the Wheel

Canadians fell in love with the car at first glance. They were scared by it too, and by its potential. Canada was quick to become a car nation, as the automobile was enthusiastically adopted by … 96 View

Colonial Systems of Control

Criminal Justice in Nigeria

A pioneering book on prisons in West Africa, Colonial Systems of Control: Criminal Justice in Nigeria is the first comprehensive presentation of life inside a West African prison. Chapters by … 535 View

Defending a Contested Ideal

Merit and the Public Service Commission, 1908–2008

In 1908, after decades of struggling with a public administration undermined by systemic patronage, the Canadian parliament decided that public servants would be selected on the basis of merit, … 265 View

Immodest and Sensational

150 Years of Canadian Women in Sports

With the Canadian women’s Olympic hockey team and other high-profile female athletes in recent years drawing a healthy share of the sports media limelight, there is a perception that … 96 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

Tar Sands Showdown

Canada and the New Politics of Oil in an Age of Climate Change

Canada’s oil patch is booming. The Alberta tar sands have become the next big oil source for the United States, replacing Saudi Arabia. Within the next 15 years, Canada will be pumping four … 312 View

The Dictionary of Homophobia

A Global History of Gay & Lesbian Experience

Based on the work of seventy researchers in fifteen countries, The Dictionary of Homophobia is a mammoth, encyclopedic book that documents the history of homosexuality, and various … 496 View

The Mean Girl Motive

Negotiating Power and Femininity

Prior to the 1980s, girls were completely excluded from research on childhood aggression, presumably because their ‘sugar and spice and everything nice’ made them averse to … 96 View
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Machines, People, Places and a World Transformed

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Examines the car as a technology that changed the world as we know it. Outlines that the car became a fulcrum for human interaction. Looks at the American Influence on the Canadian Car Industry. … 9 $0.90 Add
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1860s-1870s. Outlines early physical activities and sports that women engaged in in Canada, outlines availability to European women and what Indigenous women participated in as part of their … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction Where Have All the Good Girls Gone?

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Introduction: Aboriginal Canada Revisited

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