Crime & Law

  • Busted

    An Illustrated History of Drug Prohibition in Canada

    By Susan C. Boyd     October 2017

    Visually engaging and approachably written, Busted is a timely examination of Canada’s history of drug control and movements against that control. Susan Boyd argues that in order to chart the future, it is worthwhile for us as Canadians to know our history of prohibition.

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  • Power and Resistance

    Critical Thinking about Canadian Social Issues, Sixth Edition

    Edited by Wayne Antony, Jessica Antony and Les Samuelson     March 2017

    “The perfect teaching tool to introduce students to some of the pressing challenges facing contemporary Canada and the world.”

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  • Screening Justice

    Canadian Crime Films, Culture and Society

    Edited by Steven Kohm, Sonia Bookman and Pauline Greenhill     November 2016

    What do Canadian films say about crime and justice in Canada? What purpose to Canadian crime films serve politically and culturally?

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  • Gender, Race & Canadian Law

    A Custom Textbook from Fernwood Publishing

    Compiled by Julie Dowsett     August 2016

    A custom textbook from Fernwood Publishing suitable for undergraduate courses in criminology.

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  • Gender, Law & Justice

    Compiled by Emily van der Meulen     August 2016

    A custom text book compiled from previously published Fernwood material intended for courses focusing on gender and criminal justice studies.

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  • More Harm Than Good

    Drug Policy in Canada

    By Susan C. Boyd, Connie I. Carter and Donald MacPherson     April 2016

    In More Harm Than Good, Carter, Boyd and MacPherson take a critical look at the current state of Canadian drug policy and raise key questions about the effects of Canada’s increasing involvement in and commitment to the “war on drugs.”

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  • The Vigilant Eye

    Policing Canada from 1867 to 9/11

    By Greg Marquis     February 2016

    In The Vigilant Eye, Greg Marquis combines the narrative and chronological approach of traditional institutional history with the critical approaches of social history, legal history and criminology.

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  • Marginality and Condemnation, 3rd Edition

    A Critical Introduction to Criminology

    Edited by Carolyn Brooks and Bernard Schissel     May 2015

    A newly updated version of this groundbreaking, critical introductory criminology textbook. Resources available with this edition include Power Point slides and a testbank.

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  • About Canada: Corporate Crime

    By Laureen Snider      April 2015

    A primer on a topic rarely discussed in public debate: corporations who engage in both criminal and legal but socially harmful behaviours in their relentless pursuit of profit.

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  • The Disappearance of Criminal Law

    Police Powers and the Supreme Court

    By Richard Jochelson and Kirsten Kramar     November 2014

    In The Disappearance of Criminal Law, Richard Jochelson and Kirsten Kramar examine the rationales underpinning Supreme Court of Canada cases that address the power of the police.

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