Anne O’Connell

OISE

Anne O’Connell is a PhD candidate, Department of Sociology and Equity Studies, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).

  • Siegebreakers

    By Justin Podur     September 2019

    Under the crushing weight of the siege of Gaza, Laila and Nasser are members of the Palestinian resistance fighting desperately to free their people.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Frontline Farmers

    How the National Farmers Union Resists Agribusiness and Creates Our New Food Future

    Edited by Annette Aurélie Desmarais     September 2019

    Who grows the food we eat? How important is it that family farms are viable in Canada today and in the future? How do viable family farms help determine the safety, diversity and sustainability of Canada’s food systems? Why is this important to those of us who do not farm?

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  • The Politics of Restorative Justice

    A Critical Introduction, Second Edition

    By Andrew Woolford and Amanda Nelund     September 2019

    This second edition expands on how intersecting socio-politcal contexts — gendered, racialized, settler colonial, hetero-normative and others — contour the practice and potential of restorative justice.

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  • Social Perspectives on Death and Dying

    Third Edition

    By Jeanette A. Auger     August 2019

    This updated third edition takes us through the maze of issues, both social and personal, which surround death and dying in Canada. Topics include euthanasia and medically assisted death, palliative care and hospices, the high incidence of opioid deaths, the impact of cyber bullying in suicide deaths, the sociology of hiv/aids, funeral and burial practices, the high rates of suicide in Canada and dealing with grief and bereavement, among others.

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  • Counterrevolution

    The Global Rise of the Far Right

    By Walden Bello     July 2019

    “A tour de force, required reading for all concerned about our political fate wherever we may be.” —Michael Burawoy, professor of sociology, University of California at Berkeley

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  • Rethinking Who We Are

    Critical Reflections on Human Diversity in Canada

    Edited by Jessica E. Pulis and Paul U. Angelini     May 2019

    Rethinking Who We Are takes a non-conventional approach to understanding human difference in Canada.

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  • Papergirl

    By Melinda McCracken  With Penelope Jackson     May 2019

    Ten-year-old Cassie lives with her working-class family in 1919 Winnipeg. The Great War and Spanish Influenza have taken their toll, and workers in the city are frustrated with low wages and long hours. When they orchestrate a general strike, Cassie — bright, determined and very bored at school — desperately wants to help.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Under the Bridge

    By Anne Bishop     May 2019

    “Bishop’s skillful use of language and style, though subtle and unobtrusive, captured the very essence of being homeless, of living in poverty, devoid of hope. I was inside the story from beginning to end. I became informed without being preached at. I was brought inside the lives of those who are disenfranchised and lost, and I witnessed the human will to survive.” — Wendi Stewart, judge for the 2016 H.R. (Bill) Percy Novel Prize

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    A Roseway Book
  • Politics Rules

    Power, Globalization and Development

    By Adam Sneyd     April 2019

    In this concise volume, Adam Sneyd argues that it is imperative to understand the sub-field of development politics. He shows how the hard skill of careful political analysis can shed new light on some of today’s most intractable development challenges.

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  • Mindfulness and Its Discontents

    Education, Self, and Social Transformation

    By David Forbes     April 2019

    “Extending and deepening the McMindfulness critique, David Forbes takes a fearless stance by peeling away the self-centered, hedonic façade and rhetorical muddle of the Minefulness Industrial Complex.” — Ron E. Purser, author of Handbook of Mindfulness and McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality.

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