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Mommyblogs and the Changing Face of Motherhood
By May Friedman
Beyond their capacity to entertain, how have mommyblogs shifted our understanding of twenty-first-century motherhood?
The latest edition of Politics offers a comprehensive and comparative approach to the essential components of democratic politics in today's states.
SHORTLISTED: J.W. Dafoe Book Prize
Secret Service: Political Policing in Canada From the Fenians to Fortress America
By Reg Whitaker, Gregory S. Kealey, and Andrew Parnaby
Secret Service highlights the many tensions that arise when undercover police and their covert methods are deployed too freely in a liberal democratic society. It will prove invaluable to readers attuned to contemporary debates about policing, national security, and civil rights in a post-9/11 world.
The Vikings and Their Age
By Angus A. Somerville and R. Andrew McDonald
The Vikings and Their Age offers a quick overview of the chronology and major themes of the Viking period.
The Sixties and Beyond: Dechristianization in North America and Western Europe, 1945-2000
Edited by Nancy Christie and Michael Gauvreau
The Sixties and Beyond is an excellent contribution to the burgeoning scholarship on the 1960s as well as to the history of Christianity in the western world.
Avant-Garde Canadian Literature: The Early Manifestations
By Gregory Betts
Avant-Garde Canadian Literature offers an entrance into the vocabulary of the ongoing and primarily international debate surrounding the idea of avant-gardism, providing readers with a functional vocabulary for discussing some of the most hermetic and yet energetic literature ever produced in this country.
The Great Reversal: How We Let Technology Take Control of the Planet
By David Edward Tabachnick, Foreword by Darin Barney
As the rise of technology threatens our very humanity, Tabachnick emphasizes that we still may have time to recover and develop these capacities – but we must first decide how far we want to allow technology to determine our existence and our future.
Objects of Culture in the Literature of Imperial Spain
Edited by Mary E. Barnard and Frederick A. de Armas
These essays examine a variety of cultural objects described or alluded to in books from the Golden Age of Spanish literature, including clothing, paintings, tapestries, playing cards, monuments, materials of war, and even enchanted bronze heads.
Anthropology Matters, Second Edition
By Shirley A. Fedorak
The second edition of this popular text has been updated throughout and includes four new chapters on language revitalization, social media and social revolutions, human migration, and the role of NGOs in international development practice.
By bridging close textual readings with book and publishing history, economic and sociological analysis, and original archival research, Writing Unemployment offers new ideas on work by many of Canada’s most important writers.
Overpromising and Underperforming?: Understanding and Evaluating New Intergovernmental Accountability Regimes
Edited by Peter Graefe, Julie M. Simmons, and Linda A. White
Drawing on the experiences of other federal systems and multilevel governance structures, the contributors investigate how public reporting has been used in various policy fields and the impact it has had on policy-making and intergovernmental relations.
Wooden Os: Shakespeare’s Theatres and England’s Trees
By Vin Nardizzi
By considering works including Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay, the revised Spanish Tragedy, and The Tempest, Nardizzi demonstrates how the “trees” within them were used in imaginative ways to mediate England’s resource crisis.
Body of Vision: Northrop Frye and the Poetics of Mind
By Michael Sinding
By linking Frye’s classic studies to exciting recent approaches in the humanities and the cognitive revolution of the past few decades, Body of Vision casts Frye’s achievements in a fascinating new light.
Haunted Narratives: Life Writing in an Age of Trauma
Edited by Gabriele Rippl, Philipp Schweighauser, Tiina Kirss, Margit Sutrop, and Therese Steffen
Exploring life writing from a variety of cultural contexts, Haunted Narratives provides new insights into how individuals and communities across time and space deal with traumatic experiences and haunting memories.
A much-needed contribution to the literature on the politics of urban development in Toronto since the 1970s, Planning Politics in Toronto challenges popular preconceptions of the OMB’s role in Toronto’s patterns of growth and change.
The Last Plague: Spanish Influenza and the Politics of Public Health in Canada
By Mark Osborne Humphries
In The Last Plague, Mark Osborne Humphries examines how federal epidemic disease management strategies developed before the First World War, arguing that the deadliest epidemic in Canadian history ultimately challenged traditional ideas about disease and public health governance.
Negotiating the Deal: Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements in Canada
By Christopher Alcantara
This book provides the first systematic and comprehensive analysis of the factors that explain both completed and incomplete treaty negotiations between Aboriginal groups and the federal, provincial, and territorial governments of Canada.
The Trial of Galileo, 1612-1633
Edited by Thomas F. Mayer
This unique reader allows students to examine Galileo's trial as a legal event and, in so doing, to learn about seventeenth-century European religion, politics, diplomacy, bureaucracy, culture, and science.
More of a Man: Diaries of a Scottish Craftsman in Mid-Nineteenth-Century North America
Edited by Andrew C. Holman and Robert B. Kristofferson
Historians of labour, gender, and migration in the North Atlantic world will find More of a Man a valuable primary document of considerable insight and depth. All readers will find it a lively story of life in the nineteenth century.
The Ends of the Body: Identity and Community in Medieval Culture
Edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Jill Ross
The essays provide new perspectives on the centrality of the medieval body and underscore the vitality of this rich field of study.
Desiring Canada: CBC Contests, Hockey Violence, and Other Stately Pleasures
By Patricia Cormack and James F. Cosgrave
This lively, engaging book investigates the relationship between some of our more beloved popular expressions of national identity and the extent to which the interests of the state appeal to the pleasures of citizens, thus shaping our understanding of what it means to be Canadian.
Empire's Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan
Edited by Jerome Klassen and Greg Albo
Spanning academic and public debates, Empire’s Ally opens a new line of argument on why the mission has entered a stage of crisis.
Tumultuous Decade: Empire, Society, and Diplomacy in 1930s Japan
Edited by Masato Kimura and Tosh Minohara
Featuring an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars, Tumultuous Decade examines Japanese domestic and foreign affairs between 1931 and 1941.
Disraeli: The Romance of Politics
By Robert O’Kell
Disraeli: The Romance of Politics examines the relation between Disraeli’s novels and his political career and illuminates both in a way not previously attempted.
Being Maori in the City: Indigenous Everyday Life in Auckland
By Natacha Gagné
Grounded in an ethnography of everyday life in the city of Auckland, Being Māori in the City is an investigation of what being Maori means today.
John Florio: A Worlde of Wordes
A Critical Edition with an Introduction by Hermann W. Haller
Award-winning author Hermann W. Haller has prepared the first critical edition of A Worlde of Wordes, which features 46,000 Italian entries – among them dialect forms, erotic terminology, colloquial phrases, and proverbs of the Italian language.
Feminisms Matter: Debates, Theories, Activism
By Victoria L. Bromley
Feminisms Matter confronts the major reasons people offer for not being feminists by breaking apart stereotypes of feminists, unraveling myths about women's history, and challenging assumptions about feminists and feminisms.
Producing and Negotiating Non-Citizenship: Precarious Legal Status in Canada
Edited by Luin Goldring and Patricia Landolt
This timely volume contributes to conceptualizing multiple forms of precarious status non-citizenship as connected through policy and the practices of migrants and the institutional actors they encounter.
Philippe de Commynes: Memory, Betrayal, Text
By Irit Ruth Kleiman
This study significantly deepens our understanding of how historical narrative and diplomatic activities are intertwined in the work of this iconic, iconoclastic figure.
Roman Slavery and Roman Material Culture
Edited by Michele George
The contributors engage with questions concerning the slave trade, manumission, slave education, containment and movement, and the use of slaves in the Roman army.
Daniel Defoe, Contrarian
By Robert James Merrett
In this study, Robert James Merrett approaches Defoe’s body of work using interdisciplinary methods that recognize dialectic in his verbal creativity and cognitive awareness.
Arts and Science at Toronto: A History, 1827-1990
By Robert Craig Brown
Brown traces how the faculty evolved past its early defining traits of elitism and exclusivity to its current form – a remarkably diverse body with students of all ages, backgrounds, and academic interests.
Thalia Delighting in Song: Essays on Ancient Greek Poetry
By Emmet I. Robbins, Edited by Bonnie MacLachlan
Thalia Delighting in Song ensures that the next generation of Classicists will continue to benefit from the insights of one of the foremost scholars in the field.
Accounting for Social Value
Edited by Laurie Mook
Accounting for Social Value offers academics, accountants, policy-developers, and members of non-profit, co-operative, and for-profit organizations tools and insights to explore the connections between economic, social, and environmental dimensions.
Partnering with Parents: Family-Centred Practice in Children's Services
By Barry Trute and Diane Hiebert-Murphy
Providing examples of the application of family-centred practice in a wide range of service settings, Partnering with Parents will be useful for the social workers, nurses, psychologists, and allied health professionals who work together in complex service situations.
Community-Based Prevention:: Reducing the Risk of Cancer and Chronic Disease
By David McLean, Dan Williams, Sonia Lamont, and Hans Krueger
This book presents a promising new approach to educating, engaging, empowering, and generating action within communities as part of broader prevention agenda.
Robert Lecker explores the ways in which these anthologies contributed to the formation of a Canadian literary canon, the extent to which this canon was tied to an ideal of English-Canadian nationalism, and the material conditions accounting for the anthologies’ production.
Education in the Best Interests of the Child: A Children's Rights Perspective on Closing the Achievement Gap
By R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell
Building on the children’s rights work accomplished in their previous book, Empowering Children, Brian Howe and Katherine Covell identify three types of reform that can significantly close the educational achievement gap.
Aimed at clinical practitioners, mental health professionals, social workers, and other human service professionals, this book can be used as a manual by practitioners and as a textbook for courses and training programs.
Linguistically Appropriate Practice: A Guide for Working with Young Immigrant Children
By Roma Chumak-Horbatsch
This path-breaking book provides a convincing argument for the importance of children's home languages and the benefits of dual- and multi-language learning.
Manufacturing Mennonites: Work and Religion in Post-War Manitoba
By Janis Thiessen
Complemented with interviews with workers, managers, and business owners, Manufacturing Mennonites pioneers two important new trajectories for scholarship - how religion can affect business history, and how class relations have influenced religious history.
To Forget It All and Begin Anew: Reconciliation in Occupied Germany, 1944-1954
By Steven M. Schroeder
Drawing on underutilized archival materials, To Forget It All and Begin Anew reveals a nuanced mosaic of like-minded people who worked against considerable odds to make right the wrongs of the Nazi era.
Applying a strong, articulate, and systemic analysis to on-the-ground narratives, Oliver is able to offer fresh, incisive recommendations for health and social service providers with the potential to effect real-world change for this marginalized population.
Opiyo Oloya investigates how children are transformed into combatants by examining how Acholi children in Northern Uganda, abducted by infamous warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), become soldiers.
The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary English Tragedy
By Sean Carney
The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary English Tragedy is a detailed study of the idea of the tragic in the political plays of David Hare, Howard Barker, Edward Bond, Caryl Churchill, Mark Ravenhill, Sarah Kane, and Jez Butterworth.
Using a comparative historical approach, Wrestling with Democracy examines why voting systems have (or have not) changed in western industrialized countries over the past century.
Encyclopedia of Media and Communication
Edited by Marcel Danesi
The most coherent treatment yet of these fields, the Encyclopedia of Media and Communication promises to be the standard reference text for the next generation of media and communication students and scholars.
Early Works on Theological Method 3:
By Bernard Lonergan, Edited by Robert M. Doran and H. Daniel Monsour, Translated by Michael G. Shields
Continuing where Volume 23 left off, Volume 24 of the Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan traces the background to Lonergan’s notion of functional specialization as it emerges in his Latin courses and seminars on method.
To Walk with the Devil: Slovene Collaboration and Axis Occupation, 1941-1945
By Gregor Joseph Kranjc
Examining archival material and post-war scholarly and popular literature, Kranjc describes the often sharp divide between Communist-era interpretations of collaboration and those of their émigré anti-Communist opponents.
Reconstructing Value: Leadership Skills for a Sustainable World
By Elizabeth Kurucz, Barry Colbert, and David Wheeler
Reconstructing Value helps readers to build integrative thinking skills that can assist them with becoming successful sustainability champions within their organizations.
Transnationalism, Activism, Art
Edited by Kit Dobson and Áine McGlynn
Transnationalism, Activism, Art goes beyond Banksy by investigating how the three complementary political, social, and cultural phenomena listed in the title interact in the twenty-first century.
Governance and Public Policy in Canada: A View from the Provinces
By Michael Atkinson, Daniel Beland, Gregory P. Marchildon, Kathleen McNutt, Peter W.B. Phillips, and Ken Rasmussen
Governance and Public Policy in Canada lays the foundation for a systematic analysis of policy developments, shaped as they are by multiple institutional tensions, governance legacies, and actor networks.
Understanding American Politics, Second Edition
By Stephen Brooks, Douglas Koopman, and J. Matthew Wilson
Understanding American Politics provides an excellent introduction to the contemporary political landscape in the United States.
Shaping the New World introduces students to the origins, growth, and consolidation of African slavery in the Americas and race-based slavery's impact on the economic, social, and cultural development of the New World.
A History of Anthropological Theory, Fourth Edition
By Paul A. Erickson and Liam D. Murphy
This bestselling overview of the history of anthropological thought offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of the discipline.
Readings for a History of Anthropological Theory, Fourth Edition
Edited by Paul A. Erickson and Liam D. Murphy
The fourth edition of this popular theory reader maintains a strong focus on the history of the discipline while ensuring greater coverage of contemporary movements towards postcolonial theory and public anthropology.
Drawing on over 30 years of experience in community development practice, Shragge offers a historical look at community organizing and local activism from its development in the 1960s to the contemporary practices of today's youth activists.
Margaret Atwood and the Labour of Literary Celebrity
By Lorraine York
This informative study calls overdue attention to the ways in which literary celebrity is the result not only of a writer’s creativity and hard work, but also of an ongoing collaborative effort among professionals to help maintain the writer’s place in the public eye.
WINNER: BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Award
This rich comparative study makes an essential contribution to far-reaching debates about the decline of manufacturing, regeneration, and identity, and will have important implications for urban theory and policy.