Changing Families, Evolving Norms, and the Role of the Law
House Rules takes a hard look at the law and norms governing family life, compelling readers to rethink entrenched inequalities in familial relationships and proposing ways to approach legislative solutions.
Early Capitalism in the Red River Colony, 1763–1821
A Legacy of Exploitation recasts the Hudson’s Bay Company’s experiment at Red River as a reaction to Indigenous peoples’ autonomy, challenging collective historical fantasies of Canada as a glorious nation of adventurers.
The Scandalous Black Suspect, the Exemplary White Son, and the Murder That Shocked Toronto
Gender, race, and politics in late-nineteenth-century Toronto swirl around this riveting true story of the murder of Frank Westwood and the controversial acquittal of the main suspect, Clara Ford – a cross-dressing Black single mother.
Private Influences, Privatization, and Criminal Justice in Canada
Changing of the Guards is the first comprehensive assessment of how for- and not-for-profit private organizations are reshaping Canadian criminal justice processes and outcomes.
Women, Activism, and Creating Non-Colonizing Relations
This compassionate yet unflinching exposé of the pitfalls of Indigenous–non-Indigenous solidarity work offers a constructive framework for non-colonizing solidarity that can be applied in any context of unequal power.
HIV Testing and the Canadian Immigration Experience
A critical, compassionate, and highly readable narrative-driven analysis, this is the first-ever inquiry into how the Canadian immigration medical program works in practice to screen out people with HIV.
Nature, Spirituality, and Secularity in the Pacific Northwest
Religion at the Edge shows how the distinctive social and physical landscape of the Pacific Northwest proves fertile ground for an expansive exploration of contemporary spirituality and secularity.
Activism, Affect, and Canada’s Second Wave
Feeling Feminism is a groundbreaking collection of interdisciplinary scholarship on second-wave feminist history and feminist social movements in Canada that puts emotions at the centre of the story.
Drink and Order before Prohibition
Cultural pastime, profitable industry, or harmful influence on the nation? Liquor and the Liberal State explores government approaches to drink and drinking in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Insights from Indonesia
Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality uses diverse empirical approaches to reveal the sometimes unexpected effects of trade and globalization on poverty and inequality.
Canadian Officer Courts Martial, 1914–45
Scandalous Conduct investigates the complex meanings of honour and dishonour as revealed by general courts martial and dismissal sentences in the Canadian officer corps during the First and Second World Wars.
Constitutionalizing Criminal Law explains why the Supreme Court of Canada’s jurisprudence considering the constitutionality of criminal laws fails to strike a principled balance between the need to increase the coherency of the criminal law while maintaining the legitimacy of judicial review.
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