Dayna B. Daniels

  • Names, Numbers and Northern Policy

    Inuit, Project Surname, and the Politics of Identity

    By Valerie Alia     January 1994

    Names are the cornerstones of cultures. They identify individuals, represent life, express and embody power. When power is unequal and people are colonized at one level or another, naming is manipulated form the outside. In the Canadian North, the most blatant example of this manipulation is the long history of interference by visitors with the ways to Inuit named themselves and their land. This book is a concise history of government-sponsored interference with Inuit identity.

  • The University as Text

    Women and the University Context

    By Carol Schick     January 1994

    This book is an excellent analysis of how male-centric approaches and methods dominate university life. “Schick effectively raises stimulating questions that challenge the status quo of university education.” - Britta Santowski, Canadian Book Review Annual

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  • The Socialist Register 1994

    Between Globalism and Nationalism

    Edited by Ralph Miliband and Leo Panitch     January 1994

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  • Maid in the Market

    Women’s Paid Domestic Labour

    Edited by Sedef Arat-Koç and Wenona Giles     January 1994

    Even when done in “public” and for pay, the work of housekeeping and caregiving in capitalist society is problematic. This book shows how the work of reproduction is subordinated and devalued in the marketplace as well as at home.

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  • Dim Time and History on a Garrison Clock

    A Collection of Poetry

    By Margaret Benjamin Hammer     January 1993

    “This is modern poetry: its eye always open for the telling image, ear cocked to an internal music, and tongue ready to taste the tartness of irony…. These poems are not only thoughtful in an intellectual sense but in a compassionate one as well.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Global Ecology

    A New Arena of Political Conflict

    Edited by Wolfgang Sachs     January 1993

    Behind the public’s hope of effective action by governments on environmental issues lie a complex terrain of conceptual confusion, conflicts of interest and philosophical dispute. This is hwy some of the world’s leading environmental thinkers have come together in this volume to probe critically the new languages being developed by the environmental professionals.

  • The Westray Tragedy

    A Miner’s Story

    By Shaun Comish     January 1993

    “Shaun pulls no punches and gives no quarter to those responsible for what took place on May 9th. This is a book that Canadians will want to read. The company, as Shaun states in his book, tried to pull the wool over the eyes of the public. They were not fooled. Shaun’s book gives the screaming truth of the incompetency and lack of regard for human life by company officials and politicians.” - Mike Piche, United Steelworkers

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  • Stifling Debate

    Canadian Newspapers and Nuclear Power

    By Michael Clow     January 1993

    This study of nuclear coverage in four dailies in Ontario and New Brunswick finds that it is the promoters, not the opponents, of nuclear energy that overwhelmingly dominate news coverage.

  • Star Wars in Canadian Sociology

    Exploring the Social Construction of Knowledge

    By David A. Nock     January 1993

    “David Nock looks at the theories of prominant sociologists and presents a thoroughly grounded discussion of how this unique brand of sociology has been socially constructed. It is a pleasant, interesting, and informative reader which makes all these topics look just a little bit different than they did before.”-Rich Ogmundson, University of Victoria

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  • Recasting Steel Labour

    The Stelco Story

    By June Corman, D.W. Livingstone, Meg Luxton and Wally Secombe     January 1993

    This is a local study of steelworkers employed at, or aid off from, Stelco’s Hilton Works in Hamilton, Ontario. This local study has been situated in the context of the global restructuring of capitalism. The authors content that more than ever before the dynamics of the whole world economy limit and shape the actions of its past - a process referred to as “globalizing the local.”

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