Rob Dobson

  • Policing Indigenous Movements

    Dissent and the Security State

    By Andrew Crosby and Jeffrey Monaghan     May 2018

    A comprehensive examination of the security state’s extensive surveillance of Indigenous struggles for land and autonomy.

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  • Legalizing Theft

    A Short Guide to Tax Havens

    By Alain Deneault  Translated by Catherine Browne     April 2018

    When our infrastructures deteriorate, when social benefits are frozen, when our living conditions are precarious, it is because of tax havens. A source of growing inequalities and colossal tax losses, the use of tax havens by large corporations and wealthy individuals explains austerity policies. Moreover, states have legalized these offshore schemes that contravene the very principle of taxation.

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  • Big Island, Small

    By Maureen St. Clair     April 2018

    Big Island, Small is a story of intimacy and friendship between two Caribbean/Canadian women with similar, yet vastly different, backgrounds who must dismantle their assumptions and biases around race, class, gender and sexuality in order to make amends with violent pasts, release shame, find joy and reconnect with themselves and each other.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Labour Under Attack

    Anti-Unionism in Canada

    Edited by Stephanie Ross and Larry Savage     April 2018

    This multi-disciplinary edited collection critically examines the causes and effects of anti-unionism in Canada. Primarily through a series of case studies, the book’s contributors document and expose the tactics and strategies of employers and anti-labour governments while also interrogating some of the labour movement’s own practices as a source of anti-union sentiment among workers.

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  • No Choice

    The 30-Year Fight for Abortion on Prince Edward Island

    By Kate McKenna     April 2018

    In No Choice, Kate McKenna offers a firsthand account of Prince Edward Island’s refusal to bring abortion services to the Island, and introduces us to the courageous women who struggled for over thirty years to change this.

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  • Game Misconduct

    Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport

    By Nathan Kalman-Lamb     April 2018

    “At the heart of professional sports, insists Nathan Kalman-Lamb, is the sacrifice of the athletic body. Wading through a battlefield of injured players, obsessed fans, and profit-hungry owners, Game Misconduct reveals ugly secrets of the sports business. After reading this incisive analysis, none of us will ever watch a sports event in quite the same way—nor should we.” — David McNally, author of Global Slump

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  • There’s Something In The Water

    Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities

    By Ingrid R. G. Waldron     April 2018

    An expose of the environmental injustice practiced by the government of Nova Scotia against it’s marginalized communities.

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  • Speculative Harvests

    Financialization, Food, and Agriculture

    By Jennifer Clapp and S. Ryan Isakson     April 2018

    The centralization of finance and the corporatization of agriculture is having a very dramatic impact on the quality and availability of the food we eat.

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  • Alt-Right

    From 4Chan to the White House

    By Mike Wendling     April 2018

    This book is a vital guide to understanding the racist, misogynist, far-right movement that rose to prominence during Donald Trump’s successful election campaign.

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  • Insatiable Machine

    By Zoë Robertson and Jesse Life     April 2018

    A work of speculative fiction that explores how America’s growing economic inequalities and social unrest spiral into an empire in ruins.

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    A Roseway Book