Activism & Social Movements

  • Power and Resistance, 7th ed.

    Critical Thinking About Canadian Social Issues

    Edited by Jessica Antony, Wayne Antony and Les Samuelson     Forthcoming June 2022

    7th edition of a very successful social issues textbook.

  • Advocating for Palestine in Canada

    Histories, Movements, Action

    Edited by Emily Regan Wills, Jeremy Wildeman, Michael Bueckert and Nadia Abu-Zahra  Foreword by Libby Davies     Forthcoming May 2022

    This collection brings together activists, journalists and academics to explore the challenges of engaging in Palestinian advocacy in Canada.

  • Abortion to Abolition

    Reproductive Health and Justice in Canada

    By Martha Paynter  Illustrated by Julia Hutt     Forthcoming May 2022

    This illustrated, accessible book will tell the empowering stories behind the struggles for reproductive justice, celebrating past wins and revealing an abolitionist path forward.

  • Fight to Win

    Inside Poor People’s Organizing

    By A.J.  Withers     November 2021

    The first full length book on the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, one of Canada’s most significant poor people’s activist organizations.

  • Ineligible

    Single Mothers Under Welfare Surveillance

    By Krys Maki     November 2021

    A comprehensive examination of welfare state surveillance and regulation of single mothers in Ontario.

  • Insurgent Love

    Abolition and Domestic Homicide

    By Ardath Whynacht     October 2021

    When loved ones transgress into violence, how do we seek justice and safety outside of policing and prisons?

  • Atacama

    A Novel

    By Carmen Rodríguez     September 2021

    Atacama is the story of two fictional characters of disparate backgrounds but connected by a profound understanding of the other’s emotional predicaments and by their unwavering commitment to social justice.

    A Roseway Book
  • Living in Indigenous Sovereignty

    By Elizabeth Carlson-Manathara  With Gladys Rowe     May 2021

    This book offers inspiration and guidance for non-Indigenous peoples who wish to live honourably in relationship with Indigenous Peoples, laws and lands. A much-needed book in our time.

  • Take Back The Fight

    Organizing Feminism for the Digital Age

    By Nora Loreto     October 2020

    In Take Back The Fight, Nora Loreto examines the state of modern feminism in Canada and argues that feminists must organize to take back feminism from politicians, business leaders and journalists who distort and obscure its power.

  • More Powerful Together

    Conversations With Climate Activists and Indigenous Land Defenders

    By Jen Gobby     July 2020

    How can social movements help bring about large-scale systems change? In reflecting on what’s working and what’s not working in these movements, taking inventory of the obstacles hindering efforts, and imagining the strategies for building a powerful movement of movements, a common theme emerges: relationships are crucial to building movements strong enough to transform systems.