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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
The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada
The Colonial Problem: An Indigenous Perspective on Crime and Injustice in Canada
By Lisa Monchalin

In The Colonial Problem, Lisa Monchalin challenges the myth of the "Indian problem" by arguing that the overrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the Canadian criminal justice system is not an Indian problem, but a colonial one.

Published Mar 2016
Criminalization, Representation, Regulation: Thinking Differently about Crime
Criminalization, Representation, Regulation: Thinking Differently about Crime
Edited by Deborah Brock, Amanda Glasbeek, and Carmela Murdocca
This book draws on Foucault's concept of governmentality as a lens to analyze and critique how crime is understood, reproduced, and challenged.
Published Sep 2014
Racialization, Crime, and Criminal Justice in Canada
Racialization, Crime, and Criminal Justice in Canada
By Wendy Chan and Dorothy Chunn
Race still matters in Canada, and in the context of crime and criminal justice, it matters a lot. In this book, the authors focus on the ways in which racial minority groups are criminalized,
as well as the ways in which the Canadian criminal justice system is racialized.
Published Apr 2014
Invisible Victims: Homelessness and the Growing Security Gap
Invisible Victims: Homelessness and the Growing Security Gap
By Laura Huey

Invisible Victims presents the first comprehensive, integrated study of the risks faced by homeless people and their attempts to find safety and security in often dangerous environments.

Published May 2012
Violence Against Women: Myths, Facts, Controversies
Violence Against Women: Myths, Facts, Controversies
By Walter S. DeKeseredy
In Violence Against Women, award-winning author Walter S. DeKeseredy offers a passionate but well-documented sociological overview of a sobering problem.
Published Feb 2011
Policing and Gendered Justice: Examining the Possibilities
Policing and Gendered Justice: Examining the Possibilities
By Marilyn Corsianos

"An excellent overview of the position of women working as police officers in both Canada and the United States, past and present. The integration of theory, empirical evidence, and policy implications is striking." - Nancy Jurik, Arizona State University  

Published Feb 2009
Global Criminology and Criminal Justice: Current Issues and Perspectives
Global Criminology and Criminal Justice: Current Issues and Perspectives
Edited by Nick Larsen and Russell Smandych

Global Criminology and Criminal Justice brings together 22 articles that constitute some of the most important recent literature in the field.

Published Dec 2007
Doing Time on the Outside: Deconstructing the Benevolent Community
Doing Time on the Outside: Deconstructing the Benevolent Community
By MaDonna R. Maidment

Doing Time on the Outside fills a gap in the research by focusing on the experiences of women on conditional release, and attempting to understand how some criminalized women avoid going back into custody given the many challenges they face.

Published Dec 2006
Insurgency Online: Web Activism and Global Conflict
Insurgency Online: Web Activism and Global Conflict
By Michael Y. Dartnell

Insurgency Online shows that online activism is a ripe, new territory for non-governmental actors to raise awareness and develop support around the world.

Published May 2006