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Invested Indifference

How Violence Persists in Settler Colonial Society

Invested Indifference exposes the tenacity of violence against Indigenous people, arguing that some lives are made to matter – or not – depending on their relation to the settler-colonial nation state.

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He Thinks He's Down

White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era

Offering fresh insights and raising important questions, this historical exploration of appropriation traces the ways in which gender and race were negotiated through the popular culture of the Civil Rights Era.

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Law and Neurodiversity

Youth with Autism and the Juvenile Justice Systems in Canada and the United States

Through a comparison of juvenile justice systems in Canada and the United States, Law and Neurodiversity examines gaps of accommodation and consideration for youth with autism.

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Inalienable Properties

The Political Economy of Indigenous Land Reform

Inalienable Properties explores the contrasting approaches taken by local leaders to property rights and development in four Indigenous communities.

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The Aging–Disability Nexus

The Aging–Disability Nexus explores the complex and competing narratives we create about aging and disability, providing fresh perspectives on how these markers interact with each other and with other indicators of power and difference.

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Cataloguing Culture

Legacies of Colonialism in Museum Documentation

In examining how the technologies of museum bureaucracy – the ledger book, the card catalogue, the database – operate through a colonial lens, Cataloguing Culture shines a light on access to and the return of Indigenous cultural heritage.

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Whipped

Party Discipline in Canada

This revealing examination of the inner workings of party discipline exposes the machinery of message coordination that courses through Canadian legislatures and politics.

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Out of Milk

Infant Food Insecurity in a Rich Nation

Out of Milk reveals the experiences of mothers struggling to feed their children and the policy gaps that put babies at risk of going hungry in a high-income nation.

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War Junk

Munitions Disposal and Postwar Reconstruction in Canada

War Junk recounts the surprising history of leftover military munitions and supplies, revealing their complex political, economic, social, and environmental legacies in postwar Canada.

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Making the Best of It

Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the Second World War

Making the Best of It examines the ways in which gender and other identities intersected to shape the experiences of female Canadians and Newfoundlanders during the Second World War.

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No Place for the State

The Origins and Legacies of the 1969 Omnibus Bill

No Place for the State is an incisive study that offers complex and often contrasting perspectives on the Trudeau government’s 1969 Omnibus Bill and its impact on sexual and moral politics in Canada.

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Changing Neighbourhoods

Social and Spatial Polarization in Canadian Cities

Changing Neighbourhoods offers revealing insights into the way that Canadian cities have grown increasingly unequal and polarized since 1980, identifying the causal factors driving neighbourhood change and their troubling implications.

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Canada and Ireland

A Political and Diplomatic History

This intriguing study sheds light on Canada’s relationship with Ireland, revealing the origins, trials, and successes of the intimate and at times turbulent connection between the two countries.

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Digital Lives in the Global City

Contesting Infrastructures

Digital Lives in the Global City asks how digital technologies are remaking urban life around the world, from migrant work in Singapore to digital debt in Toronto, illegal buildings in Mumbai, and targeted policing in New York.

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Transforming the Canadian History Classroom

Imagining a New "We"

Transforming the Canadian History Classroom is a call for a radically innovative practice that places students – the stories they carry and the histories they want to be part of – at the centre of history education.

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The Bomb in the Wilderness

Photography and the Nuclear Era in Canada

The Bomb in the Wilderness is an acutely perceptive analysis of Canada’s nuclear footprint through the medium of photography, revealing how we have represented, interpreted, and remembered nuclear activities since 1945.

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Getting Wise about Getting Old

Debunking Myths about Aging

By exploring the social issues of aging and debunking the common myths, Getting Wise about Getting Old paints a more accurate and nuanced portrait of old age in our society.

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The Juggling Mother

Coming Undone in the Age of Anxiety

The Juggling Mother upends popular representations of the supermom, showing her to be a cultural construction and the model neoliberal worker.

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Saving the Nation through Culture

The Folklore Movement in Republican China

Saving the Nation through Culture tells the little-known story of how a group of Chinese scholars attempted to use “low culture” to promote national unity during a long period of crisis.

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Refugee Law after 9/11

Sanctuary and Security in Canada and the United States

The first major study to compare changes made to Canadian and US refugee law after and because of 9/11, Refugee Law after 9/11 uncovers crucial connections among refugee law, security relativism, and national self-image.

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