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Quietly Shrinking Cities

Canadian Urban Population Loss in an Age of Growth

The first major study of its kind in Canada, Quietly Shrinking Cities examines the conceptual and empirical evolution of Canadian urban population loss.

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Able to Lead

Disablement, Radicalism, and the Political Life of E.T. Kingsley

Able to Lead tells the forgotten story of the life of double amputee E.T. Kingsley, a pioneering politician, and labour and justice activist.

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Ours by Every Law of Right and Justice

Women and the Vote in the Prairie Provinces

This long-overdue account of the suffrage campaigns in the first region to grant women the vote in Canada shatters cherished myths about how the West was won.

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Women, Film, and Law

Cinematic Representations of Female Incarceration

Women, Film, and Law questions the criminalization of women through an engaging exploration of the women-in-prison film genre.

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Neighbourhood Houses

Building Community in Vancouver

Foreword by David Hulchanski; Edited by Miu Chung Yan and Sean R. Lauer

Neighbourhood Houses documents how the neighbourhood house model, a century-old type of community organization, can help overcome isolation in urban neighbourhoods by creating welcoming places.

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Adjusting the Lens

Indigenous Activism, Colonial Legacies, and Photographic Heritage

Adjusting the Lens explores and celebrates decolonizing strategies and practices that confront the ways the photographic record of Indigenous peoples has been shaped by the colonial imagination.

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Making the Case

2SLGBTQ+ Rights and Religion in Schools

Making the Case provides clear explanations of how law protects sexual minority rights, making it an essential resource for supporting 2SLGBTQ+ students in Canadian schools.

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From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms

Food, Agriculture, and Change in the Holland Marsh

From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms reveals how some of the most profitable farmland in Canada has been shaped, and ultimately imperilled, by liberal notions of progress and nature.

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A Bounded Land

Reflections on Settler Colonialism in Canada

In this beautifully crafted and written volume, Canada’s preeminent historical geographer traces how Canada’s geographical limitations have shaped the nature of its settler societies – from first contacts, to dispossession, to our current age of reconciliation.

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Frontiers of Feminism

Movements and Influences in Québec and Italy, 1960–80

Frontiers of Feminism shines new light on the recent history of feminist movements, using the examples of Italy and Québec to bring an international perspective to major themes, strategies, and modes of organizing.

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Portraits of Battle

Courage, Grief, and Strength in Canada's Great War

Portraits of Battle combines biography and history to offer a nuanced perspective on the complex legacy of the Great War, as told through the stories of those who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.

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Rising Up

The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada

Rising Up shows how living wage movements have transformed, or are campaigning to transform, labour policy in Canada and stimulated broader public debate about income and social inequality.

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A People and a Nation

New Directions in Contemporary Métis Studies

In A People and a Nation, the authors, most of whom are themselves Metis, offer readers a set of lenses through which to consider the complexity of historical and contemporary Métis nationhood and peoplehood.

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Governing Canada

A Guide to the Tradecraft of Politics

Michael Wernick, a career public servant with decades of experience in the highest government offices, shares tips, insider knowledge, and essential advice in this first-ever practical handbook on what it takes to govern Canada.

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An Army of Never-Ending Strength

Reinforcing the Canadians in Northwest Europe, 1944–45

This detailed analysis of how the Canadian Army sustained troop and equipment levels in Northwest Europe during 1944–45 demonstrates the vital importance of constant combat strength.

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Mischief Making

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Art, and the Seriousness of Play

In a gorgeously illustrated exploration of the art of Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Mischief Making demonstrates how playful and punning gestures can shed light on serious subjects.

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Exporting Virtue?

China’s International Human Rights Activism in the Age of Xi Jinping

Exporting Virtue? critically explores the ways in which China is attempting to change international human rights standards to accommodate its interests.

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Truth and Conviction

Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi’kmaw Quest for Justice

A passionate account of how one man’s fight against racism and injustice transformed the criminal justice system and galvanized the Mi’kmaw Nation’s struggle for self-determination, forever changing the landscape of Indigenous rights in Canada and around the world.

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Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence

The Canadian Case

In a critical analysis of the profound shift to big data practices among intelligence agencies, Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence highlights the challenges for civil liberties, human rights, and privacy protection.

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The Theatre of Regret

Literature, Art, and the Politics of Reconciliation in Canada

The Theatre of Regret reveals the role that Indigenous and allied literatures play in challenging state-centred discourses of reconciliation in Canada.

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