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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
Miscarriages of Justice in Canada: Causes, Responses, Remedies
Miscarriages of Justice in Canada: Causes, Responses, Remedies
By Kathryn M. Campbell

In Miscarriages of Justice in Canada, Kathryn M. Campbell offers an extensive overview of wrongful convictions, bringing together current sociological, criminological, and legal research, as well as current case-law examples.

Available Mar 2018
A Conviction in Question: The First Trial at the International Criminal Court
A Conviction in Question: The First Trial at the International Criminal Court
By Jim Freedman

A Conviction in Question follows the foundational and controversial trial of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo, a murderer whose trial is paramount in tracing the rapid evolution of international law.

Available Jan 2018
Law and the Visual: Representations, Technologies, and Critique
Law and the Visual: Representations, Technologies, and Critique
Edited by Desmond Manderson

In Law and the Visual, leading legal theorists, art historians, and critics come together to present new work examining the intersection between legal and visual discourses.

Available Dec 2017
The Story-Takers: Public Pedagogy, Transitional Justice, and Italy's Non-Violent Protest against the Mafia
The Story-Takers: Public Pedagogy, Transitional Justice, and Italy's Non-Violent Protest against the Mafia
By Paula M. Salvio

The Story-Takers charts new territory in public pedagogy through an exploration of the multiple forms of communal protests against the mafia in Sicily.

Available Dec 2017
Helter-Shelter: Security, Legality, and an Ethic of Care in an Emergency Shelter
Helter-Shelter: Security, Legality, and an Ethic of Care in an Emergency Shelter
By Prashan Ranasinghe

Helter-Shelter is an ethnographic account of the manner in which an emergency shelter is governed on a daily basis, from the perspective of the personnel who are employed and tasked with providing care.

Published Sep 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
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
Security Aid: Canada and the Development Regime of Security
Security Aid: Canada and the Development Regime of Security
By Jeffrey Monaghan

Drawing on an array of previously classified materials and interviews with security experts, Security Aid presents a critical analysis of the securitization of humanitarian aid.

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