Michael Dupuis

Michael Dupuis is the author of Winnipeg’s General Strike: Reports from the Front Lines. He holds a BA (English) and an MA (History) from the University of Ottawa and a BEd from the University of Toronto. He resides in Victoria, BC.

  • Rethinking Who We Are

    Critical Reflections on Human Diversity in Canada

    Edited by Jessica Pulis and Paul Angelini     Forthcoming June 2019

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

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  • Politics Rules

    Power, Globalization and Development

    By Adam Sneyd     Forthcoming May 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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  • Dis/Consent

    Perspectives on Sexual Consent and Sexual Violence

    Edited by KelleyAnne Malinen     Forthcoming May 2019

    Refusing to reduce intersectionality to a hasty footnote, this volume examines the construction of sexual violence and consent at diverse intersections of identity and includes a diversity of perspectives and positionalities rarely found in conversations about sexual violence and sexual consent.

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  • Mindfulness and Its Discontents

    Education, Self, and Social Transformation

    By David Forbes     Forthcoming May 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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  • Papergirl

    By Melinda McCracken  With Penelope Jackson     April 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
  • Magnificent Fight

    The Winnipeg General Strike

    By Dennis Lewycky     April 2019

    Far from a simple retelling of the General Strike, Magnificent Fight speaks to the power of workers’ solidarity and social organization. The book reveals the length the capitalist class and the state went to in protecting the status quo.

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  • Under the Bridge

    By Anne Bishop     April 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
  • Civilization Critical

    Energy, Food, Nature, and the Future

    By Darrin Qualman     April 2019

    “A thoughtful and thoroughly documented analysis of the runaway train we are all aboard. Anyone worried about the track ahead should read it. Those not worried should read it more than once.” —Ronald Wright, author of A Short History of Progress

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  • The Class Politics of Law

    Essays Inspired by Harry Glasbeek

    Edited by Judy Fudge and Eric Tucker     March 2019

    The Class Politics of Law brings together eleven incisive contributions from pre-eminent scholars across several disciplines activated by the same desire for democracy and justice that Glasbeek advances, showing how capitalism shapes the law and how the law protects capitalism. This collection foregrounds a class analysis of the law’s responses to corporate killing, workplace violence, surveillance, worker resistance and income inequality, among other issues.

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  • Cracking Labour’s Glass Ceiling

    Transforming Lives through Women’s Union Education

    By Cindy Hanson, Adriane Paavo and Sisters in Labour Education     March 2019

    This original collection is a vibrant, modern history of women-only labour education events.

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