Making a Home
Assisted Living in the Community for Young Disabled People
This book documents Powley’s fight for young disabled people to live in the community rather than being institutionalized in nursing homes.
Critical Social Work Praxis
A cutting-edge critical social work textbook that unites social work theory with practice.
A Love Letter to Africville
This book is a warm hug from Africville!
Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey
A powerful, awe-inspiring memoir from author and activist Suzanne Berliner Weiss.
Journeying Through PTSD
“In this sensitive personal narrative, war correspondent Garry Leech reveals the torment of this frightful ailment and the horrors he witnessed in Latin America … A gripping tale of savagery and terror, but also of tenderness, compassion, and renewal.” — Noam Chomsky
Catherine Lafferty’s life story as a daughter and mother wanting more for her family and for herself is so completely inspiring. Northern Wildflower is a celebration of soul, grace and dignity. I am floored with the talent, courage and heart inside this wonderful debut.” —Richard Van Camp, author of The Lesser Blessed
From Suffragette to Homesteader
Exploring British and Canadian Colonial Histories and Women’s Politics through Memoir
From Suffragette to Homesteader is a unique story of social justice advocacy, women’s and feminist histories, struggles for gender equality, and the farmworker and homesteader experience, while also being a story of the British Empire, race and class, colonialism and imperialism, and Indigenous/settler relations.
Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh (Raised somewhere else)
A 60s Scoop Adoptee’s Story of Coming Home
The personal story of a 60s scoop survivor — the loss, the trauma and the journey to heal.
Doug Knockwood, Mi’kmaw Elder
Stories, Memories, Reflections
This is a personal story of how one man overcame the ravages of colonialism, racism, tuberculosis and alcoholism to become an honoured and respected Elder.
Change a Life, Change your Own
Child Sponsorship, the Discourse of Development, and the Production of Ethical Subjects
An examination of the ways that child sponsorship works not to raise children in the South out of poverty, but instead to convince people in the North that they are ethical subjects concerned about and aiding development