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Uneasy Partnership: The Politics of Business and Government in Canada, Second Edition
Uneasy Partnership: The Politics of Business and Government in Canada, Second Edition
By Geoffrey Hale

In this new edition of Uneasy Partnership, Geoffrey Hale examines the interdependent relationship between Canadian governments and businesses, considering governments’ multiple roles in the economy and their implications for the business environment.

Available Dec 2017
Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The U.S. Governments Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide
Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The U.S. Government’s Complicity in Crimes against Humanity and Genocide
Edited by Samuel Totten

This collection of original essays, edited by renowned genocide scholar Samuel Totten, shows how the United States government repeatedly aided certain regimes as they planned and then carried out crimes against humanity and genocide.

Available Nov 2017
Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
By John Harles
In Seeking Equality, John Harles considers the factors accounting for these cross-border differences.
Available Oct 2017
Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada: Political and Economic Dimensions
Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada: Political and Economic Dimensions
By Daniel Béland, André Lecours, Gregory P. Marchildon, Haizhen Mou, and M. Rose Olfert
Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada aims to increase public understanding of equalization and fiscal federalism by providing a comparative and multidisciplinary perspective on the history, politics, and economics of equalization policy in Canada.
Published Aug 2017
The Atlantic Region to Confederation: A History
The Atlantic Region to Confederation: A History
Edited by Philip Buckner and John G. Reid

The book re-assesses many old themes from a new perspective, and seeks to broaden the focus of regional history to include those groups whom the traditional historiography ignored or marginalized.

Published May 2017
Recovering Canada: The Resurgence of Indigenous Law
Recovering Canada: The Resurgence of Indigenous Law
By John Borrows

John Borrows suggests how First Nations laws could be applied by Canadian courts, and tempers this by pointing out the many difficulties that would occur if the courts attempted to follow such an approach.

Published May 2017
Latin American Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition
Latin American Politics: An Introduction, Second Edition
By David Close
Latin American Politics, Second Edition is a thematic introduction to the political systems of all 20 Latin American countries.
Published May 2017
Kickstarting Your Academic Career: Skills to Succeed in the Social Sciences
Kickstarting Your Academic Career: Skills to Succeed in the Social Sciences
By Robert L. Ostergard, Jr. and Stacy B. Fisher
Kickstarting Your Academic Career is a primer on the common scholastic demands that social sciences students face upon entering college or university.
Published Feb 2017
The Politics of Ontario
The Politics of Ontario
Edited by Cheryl N. Collier and Jonathan Malloy

The Politics of Ontario is the first comprehensive book on Ontario's politics, government, and public policy since Graham White's The Government and Politics of Ontario in 1997.

Published Dec 2016
Thinking Government: Public Administration and Politics in Canada, Fourth Edition
Thinking Government: Public Administration and Politics in Canada, Fourth Edition
By David Johnson

Thinking Government introduces readers to the power relations between elected politicians and unelected public servants, while also covering important topics such as the institutions of the federal government, financial and human resources management, and accountability and responsibility.

Published Sep 2016