Lawrie Cherniak

  • Precarious Employment

    Causes, Consequences and Remedies

    By Stephanie Procyk, Wayne Lewchuk and John Shields     Forthcoming December 2017

    This edited collection introduces and explores the causes and consequences of precarious employment in Canada and across the world.

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  • Understanding Violence and Abuse

    An Anti-Oppressive Practice Perspective

    By Heather Fraser and Kate Seymour     November 2017

    In Understanding Violence and Abuse, Heather Fraser and Kate Seymour examine violence and abuse from an anti-oppressive practice perspective and make connections between interpersonal violence and structural, institutional and cultural violence.

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  • Rethinking Democracy

    Socialist Register 2018

    Edited by Leo Panitch and Greg Albo     November 2017

    This volume seeks a re-appraisal of actually existing liberal democracy today, but its main goal to help lay the foundations for new visions and practices in the development of socialist democracy. Amidst the contradictions of neoliberal capitalism today, the responsibility to sort out the relationship between socialism and democracy has never been greater.

  • Agroecology

    Science and Politics

    By Peter M. Rosset and Miguel A. Altieri     October 2017

    Our global food system is largely based on unsustainable industrial agricultural practices, is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, is controlled by a handful of large corporations and produces unhealthy food. Agroecology is a solution to these increasingly urgent problems.

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  • Policing Black Lives

    State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present

    By Robyn Maynard     October 2017

    Delving behind Canada’s veneer of multiculturalism and tolerance, Policing Black Lives traces anti-Blackness from the slave ships to the prisons, the classrooms and beyond.

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  • Busted

    An Illustrated History of Drug Prohibition in Canada

    By Susan C. Boyd     October 2017

    Visually engaging and approachably written, Busted is a timely examination of Canada’s history of drug control and movements against that control. Susan Boyd argues that in order to chart the future, it is worthwhile for us as Canadians to know our history of prohibition.

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  • What Moves Us

    The Lives and Times of the Radical Imagination

    Edited by Alex Khasnabish and Max Haiven     October 2017

    In original essays and interviews, radical thinkers from across Canada and beyond contemplate the birth of their own radical consciousness and the political and intellectual commitments that animate their activism.

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  • Mapping Geographies of Violence

    Edited by Heather A. Kitchin Dahringer and James J. Brittain     October 2017

    Mapping Geographies of Violence presents readers with a larger understanding and analysis of how violence, far from just an expression of individuals or groups, is rooted in social constructs like class, patriarchy and racism.

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  • Research for Social Justice

    A Community-Based Participatory Approach, Second Edition

    By Adje van de Sande and Karen Schwartz     October 2017

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  • Chief Lightning Bolt

    By Daniel N. Paul     October 2017

    With We Were Not the Savages, Daniel Paul changed the way the world understood the history of Eastern Canada and the fully developed civilization that existed before the arrival of the European explorers and settlers, and the nature of the subsequent violent attack on that culture. With Chief Lightning Bolt, Paul shows us exactly what was lost, the beauty of the Mi’kma’ki that once existed, the culture that survived and is only now beginning to recover.

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    A Roseway Book