New Releases

  • Crime and Inequality

    Compiled by Walid Chalal     September 2017

    The chapters in this book take up a number of empirical, theoretical and substantive issues in criminology and mostly focus on Canada.

  • Cuba–U.S. Relations

    Obama and Beyond

    By Arnold August     May 2017

    “An expert on Cuba, Arnold August offers a revealing view of the conflict between Washington and Havana and the foreign policy of the United States vis-à-vis the island.”

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  • Just Jen

    Thriving Through Multiple Sclerosis

    By Jen Powley     April 2017

    “Jen Powley’s intimate and provocative writing will wake you up. Jen brings insight, compassion, and humour to these memorable stories of living ‘waist high’ among family, friends, and lovers. Trust this writer: she’s the real thing.”

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  • One-Dimensional Man 50 Years On

    The Struggle Continues

    Edited by Terry Maley     April 2017

    One-Dimensional Man 50 Years On contains a diverse collection of essays on the legacy of Herbert Marcuse and the relevance of his thought for the 21st century. The contributors to the volume — both established and upcoming academics and activists — critically explore the applicability, as well as the limitations, of Marcuse’s seminal work to the current political conjuncture. It should be of interest to both scholars of critical theory and Left activists of all types.

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  • The Medicine of Peace

    Indigenous Youth Decolonizing Healing and Resisting Violence

    By Jeffrey Paul Ansloos     April 2017

    In The Medicine of Peace, Jeffrey Ansloos explores the complex intersections of colonial violence, the current status of Indigenous youth in Canada in regards to violence and the possibilities of critical-Indigenous psychologies of nonviolence.

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  • Bearing Witness

    Journalists, Record Keepers and the 1917 Halifax Explosion

    By Michael Dupuis  Foreword by Alan Ruffman     April 2017

    “A compelling read, and a tribute to the courage and determination of those reporters who had to confront scenes of terrible misery, at considerable risk and with compassion.”

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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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  • South Africa’s Corporatised Liberation

    A Critical Analysis of the ANC in Power

    By Dale T. McKinley     March 2017

    What has happened in South Africa over the last twenty-two years is the corporatisation of liberation; the generalised political and economic commodification of society and its development; with all the attendant impacts on governance, the exercise of power, the understanding and practice of democracy as well as political, economic and social relations.

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  • Working for the Common Good

    Canadian Women Politicians

    By Madelyn Holmes     March 2017

    In Working for the Common Good, Madelyn Holmes details the political policy work of eight social democratic Canadian women and highlights their largely unrecognized struggles and accomplishments.

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  • The Unlikely Redemption of John Alexander MacNeil

    By Lesley Choyce     March 2017

    The Unlikely Redemption of John Alexander MacNeil is a compelling, witty and heartwarming novel by renowned Nova Scotia author Lesley Choyce.

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    A Roseway Book