Books

  • To Be A Water Protector

    The Rise of the Wiindigoo Slayers

    By Winona LaDuke     Forthcoming July 2020

    Winona LaDuke is a leader in cultural-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy, sustainable food systems and Indigenous rights. To Be a Water Protector, explores issues that have been central to her activism for many years — sacred Mother Earth, our despoiling of Earth and the activism at Standing Rock and opposing Line 3.

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  • Blood and Money

    War, Slavery and the State

    With David McNally     Forthcoming June 2020

    David McNally reveals the true story of money’s origins and development as one of violence and human bondage.

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  • Canada In The World

    Settler Capitalism and Colonial Imagination

    By Tyler A. Shipley     Forthcoming June 2020

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  • The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism

    Lessons From Bolivia

    By Ben M. McKay     Forthcoming May 2020

    Using the neo-extractivist model, The Political Economy of Agrarian Extractivism analyzes how the Bolivian countryside is transformed by the development and expansion of the soy complex and reveals the extractive dynamics of capitalist industrial agriculture, while also challenging dominant discourses legitimating this form of production as a means to achieve rural development and food security.

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  • Agriculture and the Generation Problem

    By Ben White     Forthcoming May 2020

    In this unique exploration of relations between the generations in agrarian societies, Agriculture and the Generation Problem examines the dynamics of the transfer of agrarian resources and opportunities between the generations in rural communities, and argues that we must take generational relations seriously if we are to understand the future of farming and the fate of future generations in rural areas.

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  • Ideology Over Economics

    P3s in an Age of Austerity

    By John Loxley     Forthcoming May 2020

    In Ideology Over Economics, economist John Loxley examines the expansion of P3s following the 2008 global financial crisis, when corporations responded to the crisis by lobbying governments for financial assistance and austerity governments responded by expanding financial resources for P3s.

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  • More Powerful Together

    Conversations With Climate Activists and Indigenous Land Defenders

    By Jen Gobby     Forthcoming May 2020

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  • Challenging the Right, Augmenting the Left

    Recasting Leftist Imagination

    Edited by Robert Latham, A. T.  Kingsmith, Julian von Bargen and Niko Block     Forthcoming April 2020

    This book provides suggestions for working with popular disaffection, taking the rich, fragmented, conflicted history of refusals and defeats as a starting point for next steps in the struggle against capitalism and the far right, rather than as the basis for more conflict or defeatism.

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  • Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada

    Edited by Mitch Daschuk, Carolyn Brooks and James Popham     Forthcoming April 2020

    Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada is an introduction to the sociology of what has traditionally been called deviance and conformity. This book shifts the focus from individuals labelled deviant to the political and economic processes that shape marginalization, power and exclusion.

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  • Everyday Violence in the Lives of Youth

    Speaking Out and Pushing Back

    Edited by Helene Anne Berman, Catherine Richardson/Kinewesquao, Kate Elliott and Eugenia Casas     Forthcoming April 2020

    Working with Indigenous, queer, immigrant and homeless youth across Canada, this five-year Youth-based Participatory Action Research project used art to explore the many ways that structural violence harms youth, destroying hope, optimism, a sense of belonging and a connection to civil society. However, recognizing that youth are not merely victims, Everyday Violence in the Lives of Youth also examines the various ways youth respond to and resist this violence to preserve their dignity, well-being and inclusion in society.

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