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Marriage and Fatherhood in the Nazi SS
Marriage and Fatherhood in the Nazi SS
By Amy Carney

Marriage and Fatherhood in the Nazi SS, by Amy Carney, is the first work to significantly assess the role of SS men as husbands and fathers. These families contributed to the transformation of the SS into a racially-elite family community that was poised to serve as the new aristocracy of the Third Reich.

Available Jun 2018
Do Men Mother?: Second Edition
Do Men Mother?: Second Edition
By Andrea Doucet

The second edition of Andrea Doucet’s Do Men Mother? builds upon the award winning first edition to further illuminate fathers' candid reflections on caring and the intricate social worlds that men and women inhabit as they ‘love and let go’ of their children.

Available Apr 2018
Getting Past "the Pimp": Management in the Sex Industry
Getting Past "the Pimp": Management in the Sex Industry
Edited by Chris Bruckert and Colette Parent

Getting Past "the Pimp" makes a compelling case for rethinking Canada’s response to sex work by highlighting the limits of criminal justice solutions and drawing our attention to the experiences and perspectives of those targeted.

Available Apr 2018
In the Childrens Best Interests: Unaccompanied Children in American-Occupied Germany, 1945-1952
In the Children’s Best Interests: Unaccompanied Children in American-Occupied Germany, 1945-1952
By Lynne Taylor

Taylor’s exploration and insight into the debates around national identity and the privilege of citizenship challenges our understanding of nationality in the postwar period.

Available Dec 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
Succeeding Together?: Schools, Child Welfare, and Uncertain Public Responsibility for Abused or Neglected Children
Succeeding Together?: Schools, Child Welfare, and Uncertain Public Responsibility for Abused or Neglected Children
By Kelly Gallagher-Mackay

Succeeding Together? is an institutional ethnography that analyses front-line accounts from mothers, teachers, and child welfare workers to explore the educational issues facing abused and neglected children outside of foster care.

Published Apr 2017
The Technoscientific Witness of Rape: Contentious Histories of Law, Feminism, and Forensic Science
The Technoscientific Witness of Rape: Contentious Histories of Law, Feminism, and Forensic Science
By Andrea Quinlan

The Technoscientific Witness of Rape is the first book to chart the thirty-year history of the sexual assault evidence kit and its role in a criminal justice system that re-victimizes many assault victims in their quest for medical treatment and justice.

Published Apr 2017
Strengths-Based Child Protection: Firm, Fair, and Friendly
Strengths-Based Child Protection: Firm, Fair, and Friendly
By Carolyn Oliver
Foreword by Andrew Turnell

Strengths-Based Child Protection is the first textbook solely dedicated to furthering strengths-based practices in a child protection setting. Carolyn Oliver provides an original, accessible, and practical research-based model that focuses on the key to success in this field: the worker-client relationship.

Published Apr 2017
Practising Social Work Research: Case Studies for Learning, Second Edition
Practising Social Work Research: Case Studies for Learning, Second Edition
By Rick Csiernik and Rachel Birnbaum

This second edition of Practising Social Work Research comprises twenty-three case studies that illustrate different research approaches, including quantitative, qualitative, single-subject, and mixed methods. Six are new to this edition, and examine research with First Nations, organizing qualitative data, and statistics.

Published Mar 2017
Baby Trouble in the Last Best West: Making New People in Alberta, 19051939
Baby Trouble in the Last Best West: Making New People in Alberta, 1905–1939
By Amy Kaler

Baby Trouble in the Last Best West explores the ways that women’s childbearing became understood as a social problem in early twentieth-century Alberta.

Published Feb 2017