New Releases

  • The Politics of Restorative Justice

    A Critical Introduction, Second Edition

    By Andrew Woolford and Amanda Nelund     September 2019

    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.

  • Counterrevolution

    The Global Rise of the Far Right

    By Walden Bello     July 2019

    “A tour de force, required reading for all concerned about our political fate wherever we may be.” —Michael Burawoy, professor of sociology, University of California at Berkeley

  • 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.

  • Papergirl

    By Melinda McCracken  With Penelope Jackson     May 2019

    Ten-year-old Cassie lives with her working-class family in 1919 Winnipeg. The Great War and Spanish Influenza have taken their toll, and workers in the city are frustrated with low wages and long hours. When they orchestrate a general strike, Cassie — bright, determined and very bored at school — desperately wants to help.

    A Roseway Book
  • Under the Bridge

    By Anne Bishop     May 2019

    “Bishop’s skillful use of language and style, though subtle and unobtrusive, captured the very essence of being homeless, of living in poverty, devoid of hope. I was inside the story from beginning to end. I became informed without being preached at. I was brought inside the lives of those who are disenfranchised and lost, and I witnessed the human will to survive.” — Wendi Stewart, judge for the 2016 H.R. (Bill) Percy Novel Prize

    A Roseway Book
  • Mindfulness and Its Discontents

    Education, Self, and Social Transformation

    By David Forbes     April 2019

    “Extending and deepening the McMindfulness critique, David Forbes takes a fearless stance by peeling away the self-centered, hedonic façade and rhetorical muddle of the Minefulness Industrial Complex.” — Ron E. Purser, author of Handbook of Mindfulness and McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality.

  • Politics Rules

    Power, Globalization and Development

    By Adam Sneyd     April 2019

    In this concise volume, Adam Sneyd argues that it is imperative to understand the sub-field of development politics. He shows how the hard skill of careful political analysis can shed new light on some of today’s most intractable development challenges.

  • Dis/Consent

    Perspectives on Sexual Consent and Sexual Violence

    Edited by KelleyAnne Malinen     April 2019

    Refusing to reduce intersectionality to a hasty footnote, this volume examines the construction of sexual violence and consent at diverse intersections of identity and includes a diversity of perspectives and positionalities rarely found in conversations about sexual violence and sexual consent.

  • Magnificent Fight

    The 1919 Winnipeg General Strike

    By Dennis Lewycky     April 2019

    Far from a simple retelling of the General Strike, Magnificent Fight speaks to the power of workers’ solidarity and social organization. The book reveals the length the capitalist class and the state went to in protecting the status quo.

  • Civilization Critical

    Energy, Food, Nature, and the Future

    By Darrin Qualman     April 2019

    “A thoughtful and thoroughly documented analysis of the runaway train we are all aboard. Anyone worried about the track ahead should read it. Those not worried should read it more than once.” —Ronald Wright, author of A Short History of Progress