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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
A Conviction in Question: The First Trial at the International Criminal Court
A Conviction in Question: The First Trial at the International Criminal Court
By Jim Freedman

A Conviction in Question follows the foundational and controversial trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, a murderer whose trial is paramount in tracing the rapid evolution of international law.

Available Jan 2018
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
Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens: A History of Indian-White Relations in Canada
Skyscrapers Hide the Heavens: A History of Indian-White Relations in Canada
By J. R. Miller

A comprehensive account of Indian-white relations throughout Canada’s history. Miller charts the deterioration of the relationship from the initial, mutually beneficial contact in the fur trade to the current impasse.

Published May 2017
Security Aid: Canada and the Development Regime of Security
Security Aid: Canada and the Development Regime of Security
By Jeffrey Monaghan

Drawing on an array of previously classified materials and interviews with security experts, Security Aid presents a critical analysis of the securitization of humanitarian aid.

Published Apr 2017
Politicized Microfinance: Money, Power, and Violence in the Black Americas
Politicized Microfinance: Money, Power, and Violence in the Black Americas
By Caroline Shenaz Hossein

In this work, Caroline Shenaz Hossein explores the politics, histories and social prejudices that have shaped the legacy of microbanking in Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad.

Published Jun 2016
Economics in the Twenty-First Century: A Critical Perspective
Economics in the Twenty-First Century: A Critical Perspective
By Robert Chernomas and Ian Hudson

An accessible summary of the latest debates in economics, Economics in the Twenty-First Century takes on what is missing from mainstream economics, why it matters, and how the discipline can better address the key concerns of our era.

Published May 2016
Global Inequality: Anthropological Insights
Global Inequality: Anthropological Insights
By Kenneth McGill

Brief, accessibly written, and peppered with vivid ethnographic examples that bring contemporary research to life, Global Inequality is an introduction to the topic from a unique and important perspective.

Published May 2016
Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want: An Introduction to Human Security
Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want: An Introduction to Human Security
By Robert J. Hanlon and Kenneth Christie

Adopting an interdisciplinary perspective, Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want is a brief introduction to human security, conflict, and development.

Published May 2016
Ancestral Lines: The Maisin of Papua New Guinea and the Fate of the Rainforest, Second Edition
Ancestral Lines: The Maisin of Papua New Guinea and the Fate of the Rainforest, Second Edition
By John Barker

This compelling ethnography offers a nuanced case study of the ways in which the Maisin of Papua New Guinea navigate pressing economic and environmental issues. Beautifully written and accessible to most readers, Ancestral Lines is designed with introductory cultural anthropology courses in mind.

Published Apr 2016