Health & Illness
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.
About Canada: Dental Care
Dental care in Canada is for those who can afford it. What will it take to make oral healthcare free?
Country of Poxes
Three Germs and the Taking of Territory
This story of land theft through the course of three diseases exposes how colonialism facilitates illness and profits from it.
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.
The Socialist Register 2022
New Polarizations, Old Contradictions: The Crisis of Centrism
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.
How Media and Politicians Misdiagnosed the COVID-19 Pandemic
This book meticulously documents the root causes of the struggles amplified by the pandemic and media and challenges media and politicians who justify the status quo.
Losing Me, While Losing You
Caregivers Share Their Experiences of Supporting Friends and Family with Dementia
This book provides narrative accounts based on interviews with caregivers of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Oppression, 2nd Edition
A Social Determinant of Health
This book provides clear and solution-focused evidence about how public policy–created oppression gets “under the skin” to threaten health, increase health inequities and cause early death.
About Canada: Disability Rights
In the second edition of About Canada: Disability Rights, Deborah Stienstra explores the historical and current experiences of people with disabilities in Canada, as well as the policy and advocacy responses to these experiences.
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