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A Life Out of Whack

By Les Essif

A Life Out of Whack has two parts. The first part is autobiographical and sketches the atypical early life of a future academic scholar from family poverty to marriage and divorce at nineteen, from eight years in big-city and federal law enforcement to starting college at the ... Read more

Aboriginal, Northern, and Community Economic Development

By John Loxley

John Loxley has worked in community economic development as a practitioner, advisor, teacher and scholar for over 30 years. The wealth of that experience is reflected in this book, which grapples with the conceptual and political complexities of addressing northern and Aboriginal ... Read more

Crossing Borders

Edited by Samir Gandesha & Peyman Vahabzadeh

Crossing Borders: Essays in Honour of Ian H. Angus is a collection of original and cutting-edge essays by thirteen outstanding and diverse Canadian and International scholars that engage with Professor Ian Angus?s rich contributions to three distinct, albeit overlapping, fields: ... Read more

Just Causes

By Gerald Caplan

Drawn from more than 500 of the author`s newspaper columns (mostly from the Toronto Star), this collection represents the best articles of one New Democratic Party (NDP) member`s journey through the Mulroney-Reagan-Bush years. Divided into thematic groupings, the essays deal ... Read more

Lighting the Eighth Fire

Edited by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Introduction by Taiaiake Alfred

This remarkable collection of essays by leading Indigenous scholars focuses on the themes of freedom, liberation and Indigenous resurgence as they relate to the land. They analyze treaties, political culture, governance, environmental issues, economy, and radical social movements ... Read more

On Nostalgia

By Dave Berry

From movies to politics, social media posts to the targeted ads between them, nostalgia is one of the most potent forces of our era. On Nostalgia is a panoramic cultural history of nostalgia, exploring how a force that started as a psychological diagnosis of soldiers fighting ... Read more