Athabasca University Press is Canada’s first open access scholarly press. Founded in 2007 with the principal aim of reducing barriers to knowledge and increasing access to scholarship, AU Press is committed to bringing the work of emerging and established scholars to the public. With both an open-access journal and monograph program, they make a significant contribution to the growing body of academic and literary work that is available to a global readership at no cost to the reader.
Reforming the Penitentiary in Nineteenth-Century Canada
Tracing the rise and evolution of Canadian penitentiaries in the nineteenth century, this book examines the concepts of criminality and rehabilitation, the role of labour in penal regimes, and the problem of violence.
The end of the Cold War was widely seen as a victory for free market capitalism. Drawing on evidence from different countries, Social Democracy After the Cold War explains the rise and fall of social democrattic governments under the reign of global finance capital.
Sefer is a surreal, poetic and witty tale of two cities, Vienna and Kraków. As Europe steps into an uncertain 21st century, a psychotherapist tries to untangle the mysteries of his Jewish family, and embarks on a journey.
Histoire de la Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Nouveau-Brunswick
On enseigne l’histoire tous les jours à l’école; pourquoi alors ne pourrait-on pas enseigner un peu d’histoire du travail de la province ou même du pays?
A History of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour
A pioneering study of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour, this is the untold story of provincial labour solidarities that succeeded in overcoming divisions and defeats to raise the status of working men and women within New Brunswick society.
Selected Writings of Joseph Couture
"Dr. Joe challenges the reader to examine both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal approaches to the world and demonstrates the differences between Indigenous knowledge and Western thought." -Ed Buller
Creating and Sustaining Communities of Inquiry
Provides a coherent framework in which to explore the transformative concept of blended learning, the integration of complementary face-to-face and online approaches and technologies.
Surveillance in Canada
This highly readable book tells Canadians what they ought to know to better understand the ways in which surveillance is expanding – mostly unchecked – into every facet of their lives, and what they can do about it.
A Critical Study
As the first literary critical study of Vincent van Gogh’s letters, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh presents the painter’s letters as purposeful imaginative creations that chart van Gogh’s evolving conception of himself as an artist.
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