2013

Showing 1–16 of 347 results

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“Indians Wear Red”

Colonialism, Resistance, and Aboriginal Street Gangs

With the advent of Aboriginal street gangs such as Indian Posse, Manitoba Warriors, and Native Syndicate, Winnipeg garnered a reputation as the “gang capital of Canada.” Yet beyond the … ; ; ; 176 View

A Lucky Life

As a longtime pediatrician, Richard Goldbloom placed a high value on connecting with and communicating with his patients and their parents. His ability to reach an audience is evident in this … 304 View

Aboriginal Measures for Economic Development

This volume explores Indigenous measures of economic development in First Nations Atlantic Canadian communities that are of relevance for First Nations peoples. This volume illustrates the key … ; 232 View

Alternative Trade

Legacies for the Future

Free trade does not make a significantly positive contribution to a society’s well being, nor does real free trade exist. In Alternative Trade, Gavin Fridell confronts these assumptions … 175 View

Bank and Customer Law in Canada, 2/e

Bank and Customer Law in Canada is a concise introduction to the laws governing banking in Canada and the relationship between banks and their customers. The book includes a detailed discussion … 549 View

Beyond the Fragments

Feminism and the Making of Socialism

Inspired by the activism of the 1970s that surrounded the triumph of the right under Margaret Thatcher in U.K., Beyond the Fragments was written to create stronger bonds of solidarity in a new … ; ; 324 View

Campus Confidential

100 startling things you don't know about Canadian universities (Second Edition)

In 2011, the first edition of Campus Confidential sparked a lively debate about what is really going on inside our colleges and universities. The media and readers alike welcomed this readable, … ; 256 View

Cuba and Its Neighbours

Democracy in Motion

In this groundbreaking book, Arnold August explores Cuba’s unique form of democracy, presenting a detailed and balanced analysis of Cuba’s electoral process and the state’s … 285 View

Food Regimes and Agrarian Questions

Agrarian Change & Peasant Studies

Philip McMichael explores the relationships between contemporary food, energy, climate and financial crises and food regime restructuring, which includes agrofuels, land grabbing, the bioeconomy, … 208 View

From the Great Transformation to the Great Financialization

On Karl Polanyi and Other Essays

Four years into the unfolding of the most serious economic crisis since the 1930s, Karl Polanyi’s prediction of the fateful consequences of unleashing the destructive power of unregulated … 294 View

Hungry For Change

Farmers, Food Justice and The Agrarian Question

Hunger and obesity sit side by side in the world today because a food system dominated by money, markets and profits allows those with money to obtain above and beyond their needs while those … 200 View

Inner City Renovation

How a Social Enterprise Changes Lives and Communities

Inner City Renovation (ICR) is a much-heralded social enterprise in Winnipeg’s North End which has become an example of the potential for social enterprises to support people living on … 153 View

Languages of the Unheard

Why Militant Protest is Good for Democracy

“What we must see,” Martin Luther King once insisted, “is that a riot is the language of the unheard.” In this new era of global protest and popular revolt, Languages of … 232 View

Law of Equitable Remedies, 2/e

This new edition traces the development in the Canadian law of equitable remedies, greatly influenced by decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada which, since the first edition, has ruled on the … 625 View

Lawyers, Families, and Businesses

The Shaping of a Bay Street Law Firm, Faskens 1863-1963

In Lawyers, Families, and Businesses: The Shaping of a Bay Street Law Firm, Faskens 1863–1963, noted lawyer and historian, Ian Kyer, provides a superbly researched and fascinating study of … 337 View