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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
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
Constructing Policy Change: Early Childhood Education and Care in Liberal Welfare States
Constructing Policy Change: Early Childhood Education and Care in Liberal Welfare States
By Linda A. White

In Constructing Policy Change, Linda A. White examines the expansion of early childhood education and care (ECEC) policies and programs in liberal welfare states, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA.

Published Aug 2017
Canadas Department of External Affairs, Volume 3: Innovation and Adaptation, 19681984
Canada’s Department of External Affairs, Volume 3: Innovation and Adaptation, 1968–1984
By John Hilliker, Mary Halloran, and Greg Donaghy

Volume three of the official history of Canada’s Department of External Affairs offers readers an unparalleled look at the evolving structures underpinning Canadian foreign policy from 1968 to 1984.

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
Fighting for Credibility: US Reputation and International Politics
Fighting for Credibility: US Reputation and International Politics
By Frank P. Harvey and John Mitton

Focusing on cases of asymmetric US encounters with smaller powers since the end of the Cold War, Harvey and Mitton reveal that reputations matter for credibility in international politics. This dynamic and deeply documented study successfully brings reputation back to the table of foreign diplomacy.

Published Dec 2016
After the Paris Attacks: Responses in Canada, Europe, and Around the Globe
After the Paris Attacks: Responses in Canada, Europe, and Around the Globe
Edited by Edward M. Iacobucci and Stephen J. Toope

After the Paris Attacks brings together a group of leading scholars, journalists, and political observers to explore how the world reacted to the violent attacks at Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January 2015 and to examine what opportunities exist for a saner and safer future.

Published Apr 2015
Canada and the United States: Differences that Count, Fourth Edition
Canada and the United States: Differences that Count, Fourth Edition
Edited by David M. Thomas and David N. Biette
Canada and the United States: Differences that Count investigates why and how the United States and Canada—while so close and seemingly so similar—remain different in so many ways.
Published May 2014
Partners and Rivals:  The Uneasy Future of China's Relationship with the United States
Partners and Rivals: The Uneasy Future of China's Relationship with the United States
By Wendy Dobson

Partners and Rivals, the latest book from acclaimed economist Wendy Dobson, examines the central role that China and the United States will play on the global stage in the next half-century.

Published Oct 2013
Understanding American Politics, Second Edition
Understanding American Politics, Second Edition
By Stephen Brooks, Douglas L. Koopman, and J. Matthew Wilson
Understanding American Politics provides a unique introduction to the contemporary political landscape of the United States.
Published May 2013