Valda Leighteizer

  • Walmart

    Diary of an Associate

    By Hugo Meunier     Forthcoming March 2019

    In 2012, journalist Hugo Meunier went undercover as a Walmart employee for three months in St. Leonard, Quebec, just north of Montreal. In great detail, Meunier charts the daily life of an impoverished Walmart worker, referring to his shifts at the box store giant as “somewhere between the army and Walt Disney.”

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  • The Class Politics of Law

    Essays Inspired by Harry Glasbeek

    Edited by Judy Fudge and Eric Tucker     Forthcoming February 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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  • R Is for Reparations

    By Global Afrikan Congress – Nova Scotia Chapter     Forthcoming February 2019

    R is for Reparations invites readers to listen to the voices of young activists as they share their hopes, dreams and opinions about the global demand for redress, compensation and restitution in addressing the tragedy and resulting political, social, and economic damage caused to African People by the Atlantic Slave trade.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Keywords

    The New Language of Capitalism

    By John Patrick Leary     December 2018

    In Keywords: The New Language of Capitalism, John Patrick Leary chronicles the rise of a new vocabulary in the twenty-first century.

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  • The World Turned Upside Down?

    The Socialist Register 2019

    Edited by Leo Panitch and Greg Albo     December 2018

    The latest edition of the Socialist Register explores a range of pressing issues and asks what we can expect from the recent social and political changes occurring across the globe.

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  • On This Patch of Grass

    City Parks on Occupied Land

    By Matt Hern, Selena Couture, Daisy Couture and Sadie Couture     November 2018

    Parks are a certain kind of property, and thus creations of law, and they are subject to all kinds of presumptions about what parks are for, and what kinds of people should be doing what kinds of things in them. Parks — as they are currently constituted — are colonial enterprises. On This Patch of Grass is an investigation into one small urban park — Vancouver’s Victoria Park, or Bocce Ball Park — as a way to interrogate the politics of land.

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  • Not a New Problem

    Violence in the Lives of Disabled Women

    Edited by Michelle Owen, Diane Hiebert-Murphy and Janice Ristock  Foreword by Emily Ternette     November 2018

    Contributors to Not a New Problem examine the experiences of Canadian women with disabilities, the need for improved access to services and the ways this violence is exacerbated by and intersects with gender, sexuality, Indigeneity, race, ethnicity and class.

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  • Staying Alive While Living the Life

    Adversity, Strength, and Resilience in the Lives of Homeless Youth

    By Sue-Ann MacDonald and Benjamin Roebuck     October 2018

    In Staying Alive While Living the Life, Sue-Ann MacDonald and Benjamin Roebuck unpack the realities of living on the streets from the perspective of homeless youth.

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  • Decolonizing Academia

    Poverty, Oppression and Pain

    By Clelia O. Rodríguez     October 2018

    Poetic, confrontational and radical, Decolonizing Academia speaks to those who have been taught to doubt themselves because of the politics of censorship, violence and silence that sustain the Ivory Tower.

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  • Pursuing Justice

    An Introduction to Justice Studies, Second Edition

    Edited by Margot Hurlbert     October 2018

    This second edition features updated content from the popular first edition as well as new content about social justice and racism, the experiences of racialized persons with police, settler colonialism and issues of justice for gender and sexual minorities — all from a Canadian perspective.

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