Kari Polyani Levitt

Kari Polanyi Levitt is professor emeritus in the Department of Economics at McGill University.

  • Text Messages

    Or How I Found Myself Time Travelling

    By Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman     October 2020

    Text Messages is the first multi-genre collection by Montreal-based Iraqi hip-hop artist, activist, and professor Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman.

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    A Roseway Book
  • How We Go Home

    Voices from Indigenous North America

    Edited by Sara Sinclair     September 2020

    How We Go Home shares contemporary Indigenous stories in the long and ongoing fight to protect Indigenous land and life.

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  • About Canada: Disability Rights

    2nd Edition

    By Deborah Stienstra     September 2020

    In the second edition of About Canada: Disability Rights, Deborah Stienstra explores the historical and current experiences of people with disabilities in Canada, as well as the policy and advocacy responses to these experiences.

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  • ohpikinâwasowin / Growing a Child

    Implementing Indigenous Ways of Knowing with Indigenous Families

    Edited by Leona Makokis, Ralph Bodor, Avery Calhoun and Stephanie Tyler     September 2020

    Western theory and practice is over represented in the child welfare services for Indigenous peoples, not the other way around. Contributors to this edited collection subvert the long-held, colonial relationship between iyiniw (Cree or nēhiyaw) peoples and the systems of child welfare in Canada.

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  • Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada

    Edited by Mitch Daschuk, Carolyn Brooks and James Popham     August 2020

    Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada is an introduction to the sociology of what has traditionally been called deviance and conformity. This book shifts the focus from individuals labelled deviant to the political and economic processes that shape marginalization, power and exclusion.

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  • Ideology Over Economics

    P3s in an Age of Austerity

    By John Loxley     August 2020

    In Ideology Over Economics, economist John Loxley examines the expansion of P3s following the 2008 global financial crisis, when corporations responded to the crisis by lobbying governments for financial assistance and austerity governments responded by expanding financial resources for P3s.

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  • More Powerful Together

    Conversations With Climate Activists and Indigenous Land Defenders

    By Jen Gobby     July 2020

    How can social movements help bring about large-scale systems change? In reflecting on what’s working and what’s not working in these movements, taking inventory of the obstacles hindering efforts, and imagining the strategies for building a powerful movement of movements, a common theme emerges: relationships are crucial to building movements strong enough to transform systems.

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  • Everyday Violence in the Lives of Youth

    Speaking Out and Pushing Back

    Edited by Helene Berman, Catherine Richardson/Kinewesquao, Kate Elliott and Eugenia Canas     July 2020

    Working with Indigenous, queer, immigrant and homeless youth across Canada, this five-year Youth-based Participatory Action Research project used art to explore the many ways that structural violence harms youth, destroying hope, optimism, a sense of belonging and a connection to civil society. However, recognizing that youth are not merely victims, Everyday Violence in the Lives of Youth also examines the various ways youth respond to and resist this violence to preserve their dignity, well-being and inclusion in society.

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  • Challenging the Right, Augmenting the Left

    Recasting Leftist Imagination

    Edited by Robert Latham, A. T.  Kingsmith, Julian von Bargen and Niko Block     July 2020

    This book provides suggestions for working with popular disaffection, taking the rich, fragmented, conflicted history of refusals and defeats as a starting point for next steps in the struggle against capitalism and the far right, rather than as the basis for more conflict or defeatism.

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  • Canada In The World

    Settler Capitalism and the Colonial Imagination

    By Tyler A. Shipley     July 2020

    An accessible and empirically rich introduction to Canada’s engagements in the world since confederation, this introductory textbook charts a unique path by locating Canada’s colonial foundations at the heart of the analysis

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