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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

A Beauty that Hurts

Life and Death in Guatemala

When A Beauty That Hurts was published in 1995, Guatemala was still one of the world’s most flagrant violators of human rights. Now that a measure of “peace” has come to the … 288 View
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Being and Swine

The End of Nature (As We Knew It)

Forget everything you think you know about nature. Fahim Amir’s award-winning book takes pure delight in posing unexpected questions: Are animals victims of human domination, or heroes of … ; ; 228 View
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Bent out of Shape

Shame, Solidarity, and Women's Bodies at Work

Award-winning ergonomist Karen Messing is talking with women—women who wire circuit boards, sew clothes, clean toilets, drive forklifts, care for children, serve food, run labs. What she … 276 View
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Beyond the Periphery of the Skin

Rethinking, Remaking, and Reclaiming the Body in Contemporary Capitalism

More than ever, “the body” is today at the center of radical and institutional politics. Feminist, antiracist, trans, ecological movements–all look at the body in its manifold … 161 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
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Brotherhood to Nationhood

George Manuel and the Making of the Modern Indian Movement

Charged with fresh material and new perspectives, this updated edition of the groundbreaking biography Brotherhood to Nationhood brings George Manuel and his fighting tradition into the present. … ; 342 View

Degrees of Failure

University Education in Decline

In Degrees of Failure, Randle Nelsen brings together such diverse topics as campus parking, college sports, helicopter parents, edu-business as edu-tainment, and technology in teaching to show … 152 View

Disarming Conflict

Why Peace Cannot Be Won on the Battlefield

Wars fought over the past quarter century have been a spectacular failure. The overwhelming majority end in military stalemate and are settled at the negotiating table, with the grievances that … 232 View
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Cars?

Public Transit in the Age of Google, Uber, and Elon Musk

Public transportation is in crisis. Through an assessment of the history of automobility in North America, the “three revolutions” in automotive transportation, as well as the current … 306 View
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Exile

Rejecting America and Finding the World

Che Guevara left Argentina at 22. At 21, Belén Fernández left the U.S. and didn’t look back. Alone, far off the beaten path in places like Syria and Tajikistan, she reflects on … 160 View

Feminist City

A Field Guide

Leslie Kern wants your city to be feminist. An intrepid feminist geographer, Kern combines memoir, theory, pop culture, and geography in this collection of essays that invites the reader to think … 216 View

From Hiroshima to Fukushima to You

A Primer on Radiation and Health

The bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, brought radiation to international attention but the exact nature of what had been unleashed was still unclear to most. The 1986 meltdown at the … ; 216 View
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Going Public

A Survivor's Journey From Grief to Action

It took Julie Macfarlane a lifetime to say the words out loud—the words that finally broke the calm and traveled farther than she could have imagined. In this clear-eyed account, she … 228 View

Home and Native Land

Unsettling Multiculturalism in Canada

Home and Native Land takes its vastly important topic and places it under a new, penetrating light—shifting focus from the present grounds of debate onto a more critical terrain. The … ; ; ; 256 View

In Defiance

On February 7, 2012, as students in Quebec prepared to vote to go on strike, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois gave a rousing speech: “What you do today will be remembered. The decision you make will … ; 186 View