Jesse Vorst

  • Reconciliation in Practice

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective

    Edited by Ranjan Datta     October 2019

    Reconciliation in Practice reminds us that reconciliation is an ongoing process, not an event, and that decolonizing our relationships and building new ones based on understanding and respect is empowering for all of us — Indigenous, settler, immigrant and refugee alike.

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  • Thirty Years of Failure

    Understanding Canadian Climate Policy

    By Robert MacNeil     October 2019

    How did Canada go from climate leader to climate villain?

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  • When Poverty Mattered

    Then and Now

    By Paul Weinberg     October 2019

    Founded in Toronto in 1968, the Praxis Corporation was a progressive research institute mandated to spark political discussion about a range of social issues, such as poverty, homelessness, anti-war activism, community activism and worker organization. Deemed a radical threat by the Canadian state, Praxis was put under RCMP surveillance. In 1970, Praxis’s office was burgled and burned to the ground.

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  • Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey

    By Suzanne Berliner Weiss     October 2019

    A powerful, awe-inspiring memoir from author and activist Suzanne Berliner Weiss.

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    A Roseway Book
  • 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
  • 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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  • Bit Tyrants

    The Political Economy of Silicon Valley

    By Rob Larson     June 2019

    “Highly informed, lively and readable, this is a badly needed study of the giant high tech corporations that increasingly dominate the means of work and social interaction…. Beyond exposing the nature of this awesome and threatening system, Larson goes on to outline how it can, and should, be brought under popular control. A most valuable contribution to understanding and guide to action.” — Noam Chomsky

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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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