Valda Leighteizer

  • Power and Resistance

    Critical Thinking about Canadian Social Issues, Sixth Edition

    Edited by Wayne Antony, Jessica Antony and Les Samuelson     March 2017

    “The perfect teaching tool to introduce students to some of the pressing challenges facing contemporary Canada and the world.”

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  • South Africa’s Corporatised Liberation

    A Critical Analysis of the ANC in Power

    By Dale T. McKinley     March 2017

    What has happened in South Africa over the last twenty-two years is the corporatisation of liberation; the generalised political and economic commodification of society and its development; with all the attendant impacts on governance, the exercise of power, the understanding and practice of democracy as well as political, economic and social relations.

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  • Working for the Common Good

    Canadian Women Politicians

    By Madelyn Holmes     March 2017

    In Working for the Common Good, Madelyn Holmes details the political policy work of eight social democratic Canadian women and highlights their largely unrecognized struggles and accomplishments.

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  • The Unlikely Redemption of John Alexander MacNeil

    By Lesley Choyce     March 2017

    The Unlikely Redemption of John Alexander MacNeil is a compelling, witty and heartwarming novel by renowned Nova Scotia author Lesley Choyce.

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    A Roseway Book
  • Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice

    Social Justice Social Work, Third Edition

    By Donna Baines     March 2017

    “Buy this book. Make it required reading for every incoming social work student. The best resource I’ve ever found to help with the challenging task of radiating social justice theory into the heart of social work practice. Accessible, real, and encouraging, Doing Anti-Oppressive Practice shines the way forward for our entire profession.”

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  • Human Misunderstanding

    By Kathy Mac     February 2017

    “Kathy Mac sees inside language-as-propaganda, identifying all the twists and turns that facts suffer as they become half-truths or false justifications for evils. She knows and shows that the rhetoric of the War on Terror enacts a War on Truth. Accept no substitutes for her truth-telling, which is liberating.”

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    A Roseway Book
  • The Winona LaDuke Chronicles

    Stories from the Front Lines in the Battle for Environmental Justice

    By Winona LaDuke     January 2017

    Chronicles is a major work, a collection of current, pressing and inspirational stories of Indigenous communities from the Canadian subarctic to the heart of Dine Bii Kaya, Navajo Nation.

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  • Socialist Register 2017

    Rethinking Revolution

    Edited by Leo Panitch and Greg Albo     December 2016

    What is the meaning of revolution in the twenty-first century?

    One hundred years ago, the events of October 1917 inspired socialists and oppressed peoples around the world, and it became an inevitable point of reference for twentieth-century politics. Today the Left needs to both come to terms with this legacy and to transcend it through a critical reappraisal of its broad effects — those positive and negative — on political, intellectual and cultural life.

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  • Screening Justice

    Canadian Crime Films, Culture and Society

    Edited by Steven Kohm, Sonia Bookman and Pauline Greenhill     November 2016

    What do Canadian films say about crime and justice in Canada? What purpose to Canadian crime films serve politically and culturally?

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