Crime & Law
Realizing a Good Life
Men’s Pathways out of Drugs and Crime
Criminalized men tell us how they overcame trauma, racism, poverty and abuse. Personal and institutional supports of caring are key – being cared for and caring for others.
Solidarity Beyond Bars
Unionizing Prison Labour
The first book to examine prison labour in Canada argues unionizing incarcerated workers is critical for prison justice and labour movements.
Abolition is not only a political movement to end prisons; it is also an intimate one deeply motivated by love.
Abortion to Abolition
Reproductive Health and Justice in Canada
This illustrated, accessible book will tell the empowering stories behind the struggles for reproductive justice, celebrating past wins and revealing an abolitionist path forward.
An Illustrated History
The only book-length Canadian history of the harm done from criminalizing heroin users and addicts, the most horrendous being overdose epidemics caused by poisoned drugs.
Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice
A Search for Ways Forward
This book provides an account of the ongoing ties between the enduring traumas caused by the residential schools and Indigenous over-incarceration
Abolition and Domestic Homicide
When loved ones transgress into violence, how do we seek justice and safety outside of policing and prisons?
Critical Perspectives on Social Control and Social Regulation in Canada
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.
In Defense of Julian Assange
“I think the prosecution of Assange would be a very, very bad precedent for publishers … from everything I know, he’s in a classic publisher’s position and I think the law would have a very hard time drawing a distinction between The New York Times and WikiLeaks.” —David McCraw, lead lawyer for The New York Times
The Politics of Restorative Justice, Second Edition
A Critical Introduction
This second edition expands on how intersecting socio-politcal contexts — gendered, racialized, settler colonial, hetero-normative and others — contour the practice and potential of restorative justice.