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.
Rethinking the Job, Respecting the Workers
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.
Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada
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.
Filipino Women and Transnational Identities
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.
Perspectives on Harm, Family, and Law
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.
Contemporary Identities and Cultural Innovation
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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