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Deeply Rooted in the Present: Heritage, Memory, and Identity in Brazilian Quilombos
Deeply Rooted in the Present: Heritage, Memory, and Identity in Brazilian Quilombos
By Mary Lorena Kenny

Based on ethnographic fieldwork, interviews, and historical research, this book uses a Brazilian quilombola community (descendants of enslaved Africans) as a case study to explore how memories, knowledge, and experience are transformed into cultural heritage.

Available May 2018
Long Night at the Vepsian Museum: The Forest Folk of Northern Russia and the Struggle for Cultural Survival
Long Night at the Vepsian Museum: The Forest Folk of Northern Russia and the Struggle for Cultural Survival
By Veronica Davidov
Davidov uses a tour of the local museum to introduce a cast of human and non-human characters from traditional Vepsian culture, and to explore various time periods under Russian, Finnish, Soviet, and post-Soviet rule.
Available Nov 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
The Struggle for Canadian Sport
The Struggle for Canadian Sport
By Bruce Kidd

The Struggle for Canadian Sport adds to our understanding of the material and social conditions under which people created and elaborated sports and the contested ideological terrain on which sports were played and interpreted.

Published May 2017
In Times Like These
In Times Like These
By Nellie McClung
Introduction by Veronica Strong-Boag

Nellie McClung's fourth book, In Times Like These, written in 1915, survives as a classic formulation of a feminist position. With hard-hitting rhetoric it demands women's rights as a logical extension of traditional views of female moral superiority and maternal responsibility.

Published May 2017
Victimology: A Canadian Perspective
Victimology: A Canadian Perspective
By Jo-Anne M. Wemmers
Written by one of the world’s leading experts on victimology, this book is designed to offer a broad introduction to the subject.
Published May 2017
Counseling Diversity in Context
Counseling Diversity in Context
By Jason Brown

Divided into two parts, the book provides a structural understanding of the context in which cross-cultural counseling takes place, and a model, informed by intersectional analysis, to support counselors in playing a more activist role in helping to change that context.

Published Mar 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
Experience Research Social Change: Critical Methods, Third Edition
Experience Research Social Change: Critical Methods, Third Edition
By Colleen Reid, Lorraine Greaves, and Sandra Kirby
Experience Research Social Change has long been a comprehensive and accessible resource for learning social research oriented toward social change. The third edition has been thoroughly revised and reorganized.
Published Jan 2017
The Promise of Sociology: Classical Approaches to Contemporary Society, Second Edition
The Promise of Sociology: Classical Approaches to Contemporary Society, Second Edition
By Rob Beamish
Unlike most introductory texts that take a topical approach to studying sociology, this smart, challenging, and accessibly written text looks at the core principles of the discipline, making links to a contemporary context.
Published Aug 2016