Books

  • Marketing Place

    Cultural Politics, Regionalism and Reading

    By Ursula A. Kelly     January 1993

    Marketing Place provides a framework for an analysis of the politics of cultural practices and their relationship to the broader social forces which shape our lives.

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  • No Going Back

    Women as University Students

    By Patricia Campbell     January 1993

    Allowing women to tell their stories in their own voices, this book reveals their collective experience in all its complexity.

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  • Real Problems, False Solutions

    The Socialist Register 1993

    Edited by Ralph Miliband and Leo Panitch     January 1993

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  • Recasting Steel Labour

    The Stelco Story

    By June Corman, D.W. Livingstone, Meg Luxton and Wally Secombe     January 1993

    This is a local study of steelworkers employed at, or aid off from, Stelco’s Hilton Works in Hamilton, Ontario. This local study has been situated in the context of the global restructuring of capitalism. The authors content that more than ever before the dynamics of the whole world economy limit and shape the actions of its past - a process referred to as “globalizing the local.”

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  • Star Wars in Canadian Sociology

    Exploring the Social Construction of Knowledge

    By David A. Nock     January 1993

    “David Nock looks at the theories of prominant sociologists and presents a thoroughly grounded discussion of how this unique brand of sociology has been socially constructed. It is a pleasant, interesting, and informative reader which makes all these topics look just a little bit different than they did before.”-Rich Ogmundson, University of Victoria

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  • Stifling Debate

    Canadian Newspapers and Nuclear Power

    By Michael Clow     January 1993

    This study of nuclear coverage in four dailies in Ontario and New Brunswick finds that it is the promoters, not the opponents, of nuclear energy that overwhelmingly dominate news coverage.

  • The Westray Tragedy

    A Miner’s Story

    By Shaun Comish     January 1993

    “Shaun pulls no punches and gives no quarter to those responsible for what took place on May 9th. This is a book that Canadians will want to read. The company, as Shaun states in his book, tried to pull the wool over the eyes of the public. They were not fooled. Shaun’s book gives the screaming truth of the incompetency and lack of regard for human life by company officials and politicians.” - Mike Piche, United Steelworkers

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  • Revolution In The Americas

    By B.H. Barlow     December 1992

    What is revolution? In this text Barry Barlow traces the emergence of modern revolution from the early 1500s. After setting the stage by comparing and contrasting the main revolutionary movements from the Renaissance to the twentieth century, he goes on to look specifically at the revolutionary movements in Latin America during this century.

  • Beyond the Limits of the Law

    Corporate Crime and Law and Order

    By John McMullan     January 1992

    McMullan attributes corporate crime to a process whereby the accumulation of capital takes precedence over human safety. He concludes that “the scope and seriousness of corporate crime is enormous, far exceeding that of conventional crime.”

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  • Elusive Justice

    Beyond the Marshall Inquiry

    Edited by Joy Mannette     January 1992

    “The Marshall Commission Report does not deserve accolades. While it acknowledges errors, negligence and mismanagement, it did not make the connections necessary to begin the process of developing a dialogue about a justice system that Aboriginal people can respect, or which respects Aboriginal people.” - M.E. Turpel, Dalhousie Law School

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