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  • Topic: Canadian Politics
  • 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 March 2022

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

  • The Socialist Register 2022

    New Polarizations, Old Contradictions: The Crisis of Centrism

    Edited by Greg Albo and Colin Leys     Forthcoming December 2021

    The word “polarization” is on the lips of every commentator today, from mainstream journalists to the left, but the significance of this widely recognized phenomenon needs far more scrutiny than it has had.

  • Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada, 2nd ed.

    Edited by Stephanie Ross and Larry Savage     Forthcoming October 2021

    This updated multidisciplinary collection of essays explores the strategic political possibilities and challenges facing the Canadian labour movement in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Divided

    Populism, Polarization and Power in the New Saskatchewan

    Edited by JoAnn Jaffe, Patricia W. Elliott and Cora Sellers     October 2021

    Divided is a collection of essays that offers multiple windows into the origins and impacts of the current state of populism and hyper-partisanship in Saskatchewan and beyond.

  • Stampede

    Misogyny, White Supremacy and Settler Colonialism

    By Kimberly A. Williams     May 2021

    This book offers the first-ever intersectional feminist analysis of the gendered and racialized dynamics of the contemporary Calgary Stampede.

  • Identifying as Arab in Canada

    A Century of Immigration History

    By Houda Asal  Translated by Mary Foster     October 2020

    While “Arabs” now attract considerable attention – from media, the state, and sociological studies – their history in Canada remains little known. Identifying as Arab in Canada begins to rectify this invisibilization by exploring the migration from Machrek (the Middle East) to Canada from the late 19th century through the 1970s.

  • Thirty Years of Failure

    Understanding Canadian Climate Policy

    By Robert MacNeil     October 2019

    How did Canada go from climate leader to climate villain?

  • When Poverty Mattered

    Then and Now

    By Paul Weinberg     October 2019

    Founded in Toronto in 1968, the Praxis Corporation was a progressive research institute mandated to spark political discussion about a range of social issues, such as poverty, homelessness, anti-war activism, community activism and worker organization. Deemed a radical threat by the Canadian state, Praxis was put under RCMP surveillance. In 1970, Praxis’s office was burgled and burned to the ground.

  • Rethinking Who We Are

    Critical Reflections on Human Diversity in Canada

    Edited by Jessica E.  Pulis and Paul U. Angelini     May 2019

    Rethinking Who We Are takes a non-conventional approach to understanding human difference in Canada.

  • Bombardier Abroad

    Patterns of Dispossession

    By David P.  Thomas     October 2018

    Centred around a theoretical framework that combines concepts of dispossession, political economy and important interventions from the field of settler colonial studies on the topic of colonial dispossession, Bombardier Abroad is a critical look at the problematic practices of a Canadian corporation and the ways in which the Canadian state is culpable.