2010

Showing 1–16 of 227 results

Title & Subtitle Abstract Contributors Pages Year Purchase

About Canada

Animal Rights

Adopting Mahatma Gandhi’s idea that “the greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated,” this book considers the status of … 190 View

Black Canadians

History, Experience, Social Conditions Second Edition

Black Canadians provides an authoritative reference for teachers, students and the general public who seek to know more about the Black Diaspora in North America. Arguments made in this book may … 303 View

Class Dynamics of Agrarian Change

Agrarian Change & Peasant Studies

Agrarian political economy investigates the social relations of production and reproduction, property and power in agrarian formations, and how they change. Using Marx’s theory of … 154 View

Constructing Danger

Emotions and the Mis/Representation of Crime in the News, Second Edition

Crime reporting is often thought to be simply an objective and factual description of an event. In Constructing Danger Chris McCormick argues that crime is more than simply reported: it is … 240 View

Dry Run

Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis

In the Age of Scarcity now upon us, fresh water shortages are an increasingly serious global problem. With water restrictions emerging in many developed countries and water diversions for … 312 View

Food Sovereignty

Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community

Advocating a practical, radical change to the way much of our food system currently operates, this book argues that food sovereignty is the means to achieving a system that will provide for the … ; 224 View

Food Sovereignty in Canada

Creating Just and Sustainable Food System

Contemporary Canadian agricultural and food policies are contributing to the current global food crisis: the industrialized, high-input, export-driven agricultural production sector, coupled with … ; 232 View

Get That Freak

Homophobia and Transphobia in High Schools

Bullying in schools has garnered significant attention recently, but despite this, little has been said about the occurrence of homophobic and transphobic bullying in Canadian high schools. Get … ; 126 View

Humanizing the Economy

Co-operatives in the Age of Capital

At the close of the twentieth century, corporate capitalism extended its reach over the globe. While its defenders argue that globalization is the only way forward for modern, democratic … 305 View

Islamophobia and the Question of Muslim Identity

The Politics of Difference and Solidarity

This book is a critical analysis of a Muslim group in Canada that has been working to challenge Islamophobia in their community. An important part of their anti-racist work involves dealing with … 110 View

Maternity Rolls

Pregnancy, Childbirth and Disability

Heather Kuttai is a 40-year-old white, heterosexual woman. She is married and is the mother of two children. Living in a quiet, middle-class neighbourhood, her life is, in many ways, seemingly … 143 View

North of Superior

An Illustrated History of Northwestern Ontario

Northwestern Ontario is a little-known region that has been central to Canada’s prosperity. For many Canadians, the majestic landscape north of Lake Superior conjures up images of tourism, … ; View

Peak Everything

Waking Up to the Century of Declines

A combination of wry commentary and sober forecasting on subjects as diverse as farming and industrial design, this book describes how to make the transition from The Age of Excess to the Era of … 240 View

Persistent Poverty

Voices From the Margins

It’s a very short trip from the limousine seat to the curb. Jim Mann never missed a payroll for the dozen men who worked for his flourishing landscaping business he built from the ground … ; ; 184 View

Race & Well-Being

The Lives, Hopes, and Activism of African Canadians

Through in-depth qualitative and quantitative research with African Canadians in three Canadian cities – Calgary, Toronto and Halifax – this book explores how experiences of racism, … ; ; ; 215 View

The 1956 Hungarian Revolution

Hungarian and Canadian Perspectives

In October 1956, a spontaneous uprising took Hungarian Communist authorities by surprise, prompting Soviet authorities to invade the country. After a few days of violent fighting, the revolt was … 306 View