Social Inequality

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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
Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and Transphobia in Canadian Catholic Schools
Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and Transphobia in Canadian Catholic Schools
By Tonya D. Callaghan

In Homophobia in the Hallways, Tonya D. Callaghan interrogates institutionalized homophobia and transphobia in the publicly-funded Catholic school systems of Ontario and Alberta.

Available May 2018
Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post9/11
Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims’ Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post–9/11
By Baljit Nagra

In Securitized Citizens, Baljit Nagra, develops a new critical analysis of the ideas dominant groups and institutions try to impose on young Canadian Muslims and how in turn they contest and reconceptualize these ideas.

Available Dec 2017
Helter-Shelter: Security, Legality, and an Ethic of Care in an Emergency Shelter
Helter-Shelter: Security, Legality, and an Ethic of Care in an Emergency Shelter
By Prashan Ranasinghe

Helter-Shelter is an ethnographic account of the manner in which an emergency shelter is governed on a daily basis, from the perspective of the personnel who are employed and tasked with providing care.

Published Sep 2017
Combating Poverty: Quebec's Pursuit of a Distinctive Welfare State
Combating Poverty: Quebec's Pursuit of a Distinctive Welfare State
By Axel van den Berg, Charles Plante, Hicham Raïq, Christine Proulx, and Sam Faustmann

Combating Poverty critically analyses the growing divergence between Quebec and other large Canadian provinces in terms of social and labour market policies and their outcomes over the past several decades.

Published Aug 2017
Responding to Human Trafficking: Dispossession, Colonial Violence, and Resistance among Indigenous and Racialized Women
Responding to Human Trafficking: Dispossession, Colonial Violence, and Resistance among Indigenous and Racialized Women
By Julie Kaye

Responding to Human Trafficking provides a new framework for critical analyses of anti-trafficking and other rights-based and anti-violence interventions.

Published Aug 2017
The Myth of the Age of Entitlement: Millennials, Austerity, and Hope
The Myth of the Age of Entitlement: Millennials, Austerity, and Hope
By James Cairns
In The Myth of the Age of Entitlement, Cairns peels back the layers of the entitlement myth, exposing its faults and arguing that the majority of millennials are actually disentitled, facing bleak economic prospects and potential ecological disaster.
Published Jul 2017
Asian Canadian Studies Reader
Asian Canadian Studies Reader
Edited by Roland Sintos Coloma and Gordon Pon

Roland Sintos Coloma and Gordon Pon’s Asian Canadian Studies Reader brings together essential writings by leading and emerging scholars in the field to explore the vibrancy of the diverse Asian diaspora in Canada.

Published Jun 2017
Revitalizing Health for All: Case Studies of the Struggle for Comprehensive Primary Health Care
Revitalizing Health for All: Case Studies of the Struggle for Comprehensive Primary Health Care
Edited by Ronald Labonté, David Sanders, Corinne Packer, and Nikki Schaay

Revitalizing Health for All examines thirteen cases of efforts to implement CPHC reforms from around the globe including Australia, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, South Africa, and more.

Published May 2017
Gentrifier
Gentrifier
By John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch, and Marc Lamont Hill
Foreword by Peter Marcuse

Gentrifier demystifies the idea of gentrification by opening a conversation that links the theoretical and the grassroots, spanning the literature of urban sociology, geography, planning, policy, and more.

Published Apr 2017