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Regulating Professions: The Emergence of Professional Self-Regulation in Four Canadian Provinces
Regulating Professions: The Emergence of Professional Self-Regulation in Four Canadian Provinces
By Tracey L. Adams

In Regulating Professions, Tracey L. Adams explores the emergence of self-regulating professions in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia from Confederation to 1940.

Available Feb 2018
Paramedics On and Off the Streets: Emergency Medical Services in the Age of Technological Governance
Paramedics On and Off the Streets: Emergency Medical Services in the Age of Technological Governance
By Michael K. Corman

In Paramedics On and Off the Streets, Michael K. Corman embarks on an institutional ethnography of the complex, mundane, intricate, and exhilarating work of paramedics in Calgary, Alberta.

Published Aug 2017
Covering Canadian Crime: What Journalists Should Know and the Public Should Question
Covering Canadian Crime: What Journalists Should Know and the Public Should Question
Edited by Chris Richardson and Romayne Smith Fullerton

Covering Canadian Crime offers a deep and detailed look at both the perennial issues in crime reporting and how changes in technology, business practices, and professional ethics are affecting today’s crime coverage.

Published Apr 2016
Funding Policies and the Nonprofit Sector in Western Canada: Evolving Relationships in a Changing Environment
Funding Policies and the Nonprofit Sector in Western Canada: Evolving Relationships in a Changing Environment
Edited by Peter R. Elson

The chapters in this collection offer compelling and candid analyses of the realities of nonprofit funding in Western Canada.

Published Mar 2016
Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements
Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements
By Aziz Choudry
Learning Activism is designed to encourage a deeper engagement with the intellectual life of activists who organize for social, political, and ecological justice.
Published Sep 2015
Under New Public Management: Institutional Ethnographies of Changing Front-Line Work
Under New Public Management: Institutional Ethnographies of Changing Front-Line Work
Edited by Alison I. Griffith and Dorothy E. Smith

Under New Public Management explores how new managerial governance practices coordinate the work of people doing front-line work in public sectors.

Published Aug 2014
Youth Work: An Institutional Ethnography of Youth Homelessness
Youth Work: An Institutional Ethnography of Youth Homelessness
By Naomi Nichols

Youth Work is a sophisticated examination of the troubling experiences of young people living outside the care of parents or guardians, as well as of the difficulties of the frontline workers who take responsibility for assisting them.

Published Aug 2014
Incorporating Texts into Institutional Ethnographies:
Incorporating Texts into Institutional Ethnographies:
Edited by Dorothy E. Smith and Susan Marie Turner

Incorporating Texts into Institutional Ethnographies presents a selection of essays highlighting the ethnographic investigation of how texts coordinate and organize people’s activities across space and time.

Published May 2014
Building a Co-operative Community in Public Housing: The Case of the Atkinson Housing Co-operative
Building a Co-operative Community in Public Housing: The Case of the Atkinson Housing Co-operative
By Jorge Sousa

Building a Co-operative Community in Public Housing follows the journey of a Toronto public housing complex as it was converted into a resident-operated co-operative, a first in Canada.

Published Jul 2013
Innovation and  the Social Economy: The Quebec Experience
Innovation and the Social Economy: The Quebec Experience
Edited by Marie J. Bouchard

Through robust theoretical and in-depth empirical studies, this book offers the first opportunity to English-language readers to learn about the Québec experience of a social economy system.

Published Mar 2013