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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
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
Victimology: A Canadian Perspective
Victimology: A Canadian Perspective
By Jo-Anne M. Wemmers
Written by one of the world’s leading experts on victimology, this book is designed to offer a broad introduction to the subject.
Published May 2017
Cases of Conflict: Transboundary Disputes and the Development of International Environmental Law
Cases of Conflict: Transboundary Disputes and the Development of International Environmental Law
By Allen L. Springer

Cases of Conflict focuses on times of dispute as important moments in the development of international environmental law. Conflict tests international law—both its content and its relevance become clearer in times of controversy—but conflict can also help shape the law.

Published Mar 2016
Human Rights: Current Issues and Controversies
Human Rights: Current Issues and Controversies
Edited by Gordon DiGiacomo

Written largely by Canadian scholars for Canadian readers, this overview of contemporary human rights concerns introduces the human rights instruments—provincial, national, and international—which protect Canadians.

Published Feb 2016
The End of the Charter Revolution: Looking Back from the New Normal
The End of the Charter Revolution: Looking Back from the New Normal
By Peter J. McCormick
The End of the Charter Revolution explores the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, beginning with a general historical background, followed by a survey of the significant changes brought about as Charter decisions were made.
Published Dec 2014
Criminalization, Representation, Regulation: Thinking Differently about Crime
Criminalization, Representation, Regulation: Thinking Differently about Crime
Edited by Deborah Brock, Amanda Glasbeek, and Carmela Murdocca
This book draws on Foucault's concept of governmentality as a lens to analyze and critique how crime is understood, reproduced, and challenged.
Published Sep 2014
Impersonations: Troubling the Person in Law and Culture
Impersonations: Troubling the Person in Law and Culture
By Sheryl Hamilton

Sheryl N. Hamilton uses five different kinds of persons - corporations, women, clones, computers, and celebrities - to discuss the instability of the concept of personhood and to examine some of the ways in which broader social anxieties are expressed in these case studies.

Published Apr 2013
Essential Readings in Canadian Constitutional Politics
Essential Readings in Canadian Constitutional Politics
Edited by Christian Leuprecht and Peter H. Russell
Essential Readings in Canadian Constitutional Politics introduces students, scholars, and practitioners to classic authors and writings on the principles of the Canadian Constitution as well as to select contemporary material.
Published Jul 2011
The Real Dope: Social, Legal, and Historical Perspectives on the Regulation of Drugs in Canada
The Real Dope: Social, Legal, and Historical Perspectives on the Regulation of Drugs in Canada
Edited by Edgar-Andre Montigny

In The Real Dope, Edgar-Andre Montigny brings together leading scholars from a diverse range of fields to examine the relationship between moral judgment and legal regulation in the debate surrounding the potential decriminalization of marijuana.

Published May 2011