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New Brunswick Before Equal Opportunity Program: History Through a Social Work Lens
New Brunswick Before Equal Opportunity Program: History Through a Social Work Lens
By Laurel Lewey, Louis J. Richard and Linda M. Turner

New Brunswick Before Equal Opportunity highlights the experiences and observations of some of the earliest social workers in New Brunswick.

Available Jul 2018
John A. MacDonald: The Young Politician The Old Chieftain
John A. MacDonald: The Young Politician The Old Chieftain
By Donald Creighton
With an introduction by P.B. Waite
And a new introduction by Donald Wright

First published in 1952 and 1955, and called the greatest Canadian biography ever written, this edition includes a new introduction by Creighton's biographer, Donald Wright, and by Peter Waite, Creighton's very first doctoral student.

Available Jun 2018
Toward a Better World: Memoirs of a Life in International and Development Economics
Toward a Better World: Memoirs of a Life in International and Development Economics
Gerry Helleiner

In his memoir, Towards a Better World, Helleiner recounts his profound trip to Africa, a trip that propelled him into a career devoted to the research, advice and teaching of economic development and the reduction of global poverty.

Available Jun 2018
Getting Past "the Pimp": Management in the Sex Industry
Getting Past "the Pimp": Management in the Sex Industry
Edited by Chris Bruckert and Colette Parent

Getting Past "the Pimp" makes a compelling case for rethinking Canada’s response to sex work by highlighting the limits of criminal justice solutions and drawing our attention to the experiences and perspectives of those targeted.

Available Apr 2018
University Commons Divided: Exploring Debate and Dissent on Campus
University Commons Divided: Exploring Debate and Dissent on Campus
By Peter Mackinnon

Investigating issues of university governance in Canada, University Commons Divided analyzes several major cases at the university level that have come to exemplify infringements on the freedom of expression

Available Apr 2018
Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform
Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform
By Carolyn Hughes Tuohy

In Remaking Policy, Carolyn Hughes Tuohy advances an ambitious new approach to understanding the relationship between political context and policy change.

Available Mar 2018
The Rise and Fall of Moral Conflicts in the United States and Canada
The Rise and Fall of Moral Conflicts in the United States and Canada
By Mildred A. Schwartz and Raymond Tatalovich

Using the history of prohibition in North America as a point of reference, Schwartz and Tatalovich address the anticipated progression and possible resolution of six contemporary moral issues: abortion, capital punishment, gun control, marijuana, pornography, and same-sex relations.

Available Mar 2018
Miscarriages of Justice in Canada: Causes, Responses, Remedies
Miscarriages of Justice in Canada: Causes, Responses, Remedies
By Kathryn M. Campbell

In Miscarriages of Justice in Canada, Kathryn M. Campbell offers an extensive overview of wrongful convictions, bringing together current sociological, criminological, and legal research, as well as current case-law examples.

Available Mar 2018
Selling Out or Buying In?: Debating Consumerism in Vancouver and Victoria, 1945-1985
Selling Out or Buying In?: Debating Consumerism in Vancouver and Victoria, 1945-1985
By Michael Dawson

Selling Out or Buying In? is the first work to illuminate the process by which consumers’ access to goods and services was liberalized and deregulated in Canada in the second half of the twentieth century.

Available Mar 2018
Other Diplomacies, Other Ties: Cuba and Canada in the Shadow of the U.S.
Other Diplomacies, Other Ties: Cuba and Canada in the Shadow of the U.S.
Edited by Luis René Fernández Tabío, Cynthia Wright, and Lana Wylie

Other Diplomacies, Other Ties explores Cuba-Canada relations following the revolution of 1959 and the major geopolitical and economic transformations that have occurred in recent years.

Available Mar 2018