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Athabasca University Press (AU Press) is the centre of scholarly publishing expertise for Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University. It is the first scholarly press to be established by a Canadian university in the twenty-first century. AU Press is dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge and research through open access digital journals and monographs, as well as through new electronic media. AU Press will offer its imprint only to scholarship of the highest quality, as determined through peer review.

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Champagne and Meatballs

Adventures of a Canadian Communist

By Bert Whyte; Introduction by Larry Hannant
Athabasca University Press

Bert Whyte’s fascinating memoir of life as an underground historical rogue who spent 40 years navigating left-wing politics and communism in Canada.

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Alberta's Day Care Controversy

From 1908 to 2009—and Beyond

Athabasca University Press

Alberta’s Daycare Controversy traces the development of daycare policies and programs in Alberta, with particular emphasis on policy decisions and program initiatives that have provoked considerable debate and struggle among citizens.

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Light from Ancient Campfires

Archaeological Evidence for Native Lifeways on the Northern Plains

Athabasca University Press

Light from Ancient Campfires is the first book in twenty years to gather together a comprehensive prehistoric archaeological record of the Alberta Plains First Nations.

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Roy & Me

A Memoir and Then Some

Athabasca University Press

Roy & Me is the exploration of Yacowar’s relationship with Roy Farran – soldier, politician, author, mentor – and his conflict with Farran’s anti-Semitic past.

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The dust of just beginning

Athabasca University Press

In this mature, accomplished collection, we can once again admire Don Kerr’s unique prairie voice – minimalist, self-effacing, immersed in his love of the vernacular language of this place.

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Emerging Technologies in Distance Education

Athabasca University Press

A one-stop knowledge resource, this book showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a distance.

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The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

Athabasca University Press

The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada reveals how employers and governments engage in ineffective injury prevention, intervening only to defend the system's legitimacy.

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To Know Our Many Selves

From the Study of Canada to Canadian Studies

Athabasca University Press

In this comprehensive examination of a culture, Dirk Hoerder looks at the history of Canadian studies from sociological and political angles, and the changes to the discipline as more ethnicities are added to the cultural story of Canada.

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From Bricks to Brains

The Embodied Cognitive Science of LEGO Robots

Athabasca University Press

From Bricks to Brains introduces embodied cognitive science and illustrates its foundational ideas through the construction and observation of LEGO Mindstorms robots.

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The ABCs of Human Survival

A Paradigm for Global Citizenship

Athabasca University Press

The ABCs of Human Survival calls into question the assumptions of consumer culture and offers, as an alternative, strategies to improve overall well-being through the important choices we make as individuals.

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