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Biology of Sex
Biology of Sex
By Alex Mills

This text explains the biological aspects of human sex by using direct and intriguing comparisons with the many variations in sexual systems among non-human organisms.

Available Apr 2018
Lacan with the Philosophers
Lacan with the Philosophers
By Ruth Ronen

Lacan with the Philosophers creates a dialogue between the oeuvre of psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan and philosophy. Major philosophical figures to which Lacan vastly referred are examined around key concepts fundamental to philosophy – being, truth, knowledge, the good, the subject.

Available Apr 2018
Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform
Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform
By Carolyn Hughes Tuohy

In Remaking Policy, Carolyn Hughes Tuohy advances an ambitious new approach to understanding the relationship between political context and policy change.

Available Mar 2018
Seeing Red: HIV/AIDS and Public Policy in Canada
Seeing Red: HIV/AIDS and Public Policy in Canada
Suzanne Hindmarch, Michael Orsini, and Marilou Gagnon

Featuring the diverse experiences of people living with HIV, Seeing Red highlights various perspectives from academics, activists, and community workers who think ahead to the new and complex challenges associated with the condition.

Available Feb 2018
Treating Health Care: How the Canadian System Works and How It Could Work Better
Treating Health Care: How the Canadian System Works and How It Could Work Better
By Raisa B. Deber

Focusing on Canada’s health care system, Raisa B. Deber introduces the reader to the facts and concepts necessary to understand health care policy in Canada and to evaluate how we might want to reform our health care system.

Available Feb 2018
The Wetiko Legal Principles: Cree and Anishinabek Responses to Violence and Victimization
The Wetiko Legal Principles: Cree and Anishinabek Responses to Violence and Victimization
By Hadley Friedland
Foreword by John Borrows

In The Wetiko Legal Principles, Hadley Friedland explores how the concept of a wetiko can be used to address the unspeakable happenings that endanger the lives of many Indigenous children.

Available Jan 2018
Contours of the Nation: Making Obesity and Imagining Canada, 19451970
Contours of the Nation: Making Obesity and Imagining Canada, 1945–1970
By Deborah McPhail

Contouring the Nation is the first book which historically explores obesity in Canada from a critical perspective. Deborah McPhail demonstrates how obesity as a problem was affixed to particular populations in order to separate true Canadians from others.

Available Nov 2017
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
Public Health in the Age of Anxiety: Religious and Cultural Roots of Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada
Public Health in the Age of Anxiety: Religious and Cultural Roots of Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada
Edited by Paul Bramadat, Maryse Guay, Julie A. Bettinger, and Réal Roy

Public Health in the Age of Anxiety enhances both the public and scholarly understanding of the motivations behind vaccine hesitancy in Canada.

Published Jun 2017
Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health
Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health
Edited by Marina Morrow and Lorraine Halinka Malcoe

An exceptional showcase of interdisciplinary research, Critical Inquiries for Social Justice in Mental Health presents various critical theories, methodologies, and methods for transforming mental health research and fostering socially-just mental health practices.

Published Jun 2017