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A Timeless Place

The Ontario Cottage

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An exploration of the personal, social, and cultural meanings of the iconic Canadian cottage.

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Inequality and the Fading of Redistributive Politics

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Leading political scientists, sociologists, and economists explain how and why Canadian public policy has been falling behind in the race to contain surging income inequality.

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Sex Work

Rethinking the Job, Respecting the Workers

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A lucid and unflinching argument for the reframing of the debate on sex work, ending limiting moralistic approaches, and respecting the unique perspectives of workers.

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Canada’s Global Villagers

CUSO in Development, 1961-86

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An authoritative history of an organization that engaged thousands of young Canadians in the practice and politics of international development.

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Building Sanctuary

The Movement to Support Vietnam War Resisters in Canada, 1965-73

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This book brings to light the activities and influence of the anti-draft groups that sprang up to build support for American Vietnam war resisters in Canada.

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To Right Historical Wrongs

Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada

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A bold questioning of culture-based reparative justice initiatives – the political culture that inspired them and their efficacy in an age in which historically marginalized people are disproportionately represented in Canadian prisons.

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Secular States and Religious Diversity

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Examines the limitations and dilemmas of government responses to religious diversity and how secular states deal (and should deal) with such pluralism.

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Pinay on the Prairies

Filipino Women and Transnational Identities

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An investigation into the experiences of Filipino women in Canada’s Prairie provinces, which reveals much about their understanding of transnational identities, feminism, migration, diaspora, and the rubric of multiculturalism.

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Polygamy’s Rights and Wrongs

Perspectives on Harm, Family, and Law

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Eleven diverse scholars interrogate the belief that polygamy is inherently harmful, questioning the ways in which society assigns value to family and intimacy, and its right to do so.

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Indigenous in the City

Contemporary Identities and Cultural Innovation

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This book explores the complexity of urban Indigeneity in Canada and internationally and positions urban areas as places of Indigenous resilience and cultural innovation.

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