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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
Bayanihan and Belonging: Filipinos and Religion in Canada
Bayanihan and Belonging: Filipinos and Religion in Canada
By Alison R. Marshall

Drawing on archival and ethnographic research in Canada and the Philippines from 1880 to 2017, Bayanihan and Belonging aims to understand the role of religion within present-day Filipino Canadian communities.

Available Mar 2018
Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post9/11
Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims’ Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post–9/11
By Baljit Nagra

In Securitized Citizens, Baljit Nagra, develops a new critical analysis of the ideas dominant groups and institutions try to impose on young Canadian Muslims and how in turn they contest and reconceptualize these ideas.

Available Dec 2017
Asian Canadian Studies Reader
Asian Canadian Studies Reader
Edited by Roland Sintos Coloma and Gordon Pon

Roland Sintos Coloma and Gordon Pon’s Asian Canadian Studies Reader brings together essential writings by leading and emerging scholars in the field to explore the vibrancy of the diverse Asian diaspora in Canada.

Published Jun 2017
Odysseys Home: Mapping African-Canadian Literature
Odysseys Home: Mapping African-Canadian Literature
By George Elliott Clarke

Governor General's Award-winning author George Elliott Clarke identifies African-Canadian literature's distinguishing characteristics, argues its relevance to both African Diasporic and Canadian Studies and critiques several of its key creators and texts.

Published May 2017
Gentrifier
Gentrifier
By John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch, and Marc Lamont Hill
Foreword by Peter Marcuse

Gentrifier demystifies the idea of gentrification by opening a conversation that links the theoretical and the grassroots, spanning the literature of urban sociology, geography, planning, policy, and more.

Published Apr 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
Little Mosque on the Prairie and the Paradoxes of Cultural Translation:
Little Mosque on the Prairie and the Paradoxes of Cultural Translation:
By Kyle Conway

Kyle Conway’s textual analysis and in-depth research, including interviews from the show’s creator, executive producers, writers,  and CBC executives, reveals the many ways Muslims have and have not been integrated into North American television.

Published Feb 2017
Southern Mercy: Empire and American Civilization in Juvenile Reform, 1890-1944
Southern Mercy: Empire and American Civilization in Juvenile Reform, 1890-1944
By Annette Louise Bickford

In Southern Mercy, Annette Bickford examines the limits of emancipation, and the exclusions inherent in liberal humanism that distinguish racism in the contemporary "post-race" era.

Published Nov 2016
Borders in Service: Enactments of Nationhood in Transnational Call Centres
Borders in Service: Enactments of Nationhood in Transnational Call Centres
By Kiran Mirchandani and Winifred Poster

In this collection, Kiran Mirchandani and Winifred Poster have gathered a wide range of contributors to explore the dynamics within global call centres.

Published Sep 2016