Alison Mathie

Alison Mathie is the associate director of research and publications at the Coady International Institute in Nova Scotia.

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  • Unravelling Research

    The Ethics and Politics of Research in the Social Sciences

    Edited by Teresa Macías  Afterword by Sherene H.  Razack     May 2022

    A bold and urgent intervention that grapples with the ethics and politics of social science research practice, focussing on ethical challenges and dilemmas faced by marginalized scholars and researchers committed to equity and social justice.

  • Decolonizing Equity

    Edited by Billie Allan and V.C. Rhonda Hackett  Foreword by OmiSoore Dryden     May 2022

    This book acknowledges the equity work BIPOC staff do in all institutions as both a burden and a survival mechanism, then explores how this necessary work be done in a less harmful way.

  • Heroin

    An Illustrated History

    By Susan C.  Boyd     May 2022

    The only book-length Canadian history of the harm done from criminalizing heroin users and addicts, the most horrendous being overdose epidemics caused by poisoned drugs.

  • Tiny Engines of Abundance

    A History of Peasant Productivity and Repression

    By Jim Handy     April 2022

    Food production by small peasant farmers is both more productive and sustainable than food produced by corporate agriculture.

  • Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice

    A Search for Ways Forward

    By David Milward     April 2022

    This book provides an account of the ongoing ties between the enduring traumas caused by the residential schools and Indigenous over-incarceration

  • Critical Social Work Praxis

    Edited by Sobia Shaheen Shaikh, Brenda A.  LeFrançois and Teresa Macías     March 2022

    A cutting-edge critical social work textbook that unites social work theory with practice.

  • Sister Seen, Sister Heard

    By Kimia Eslah     March 2022

    A story for every immigrant struggling between cultures, every youth rebelling against parents, and every woman facing assault alone.

    A Roseway Book
  • The Socialist Register 2022

    New Polarizations, Old Contradictions: The Crisis of Centrism

    Edited by Greg Albo, Leo Panitch and Colin Leys     December 2021

    The word “polarization” is on the lips of every commentator today, from mainstream journalists to the left, but the significance of this widely recognized phenomenon needs far more scrutiny than it has had.

  • Spin Doctors

    How Media and Politicians Misdiagnosed the COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Nora Loreto     November 2021

    This book meticulously documents the root causes of the struggles amplified by the pandemic and media and challenges media and politicians who justify the status quo.

  • Ineligible

    Single Mothers Under Welfare Surveillance

    By Krys Maki     November 2021

    A comprehensive examination of welfare state surveillance and regulation of single mothers in Ontario.