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A Resilient Crown

Edited by D. Michael Jackson & Christopher McCreery

As the Queen marks seventy years on the throne, this engaging work examines Canada’s constitutional monarchy.

As Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Platinum Jubilee in 2022 and nears the conclusion of her reign, much discussion and debate has taken place about the monarchy ... Read more

A World to Win

Edited by William K. Carroll & Kanchan Sarker

In this time of economic, ecological and social crises, a diverse array of collective movements carry the possibilities of deep democratization and alternative futures. A World to Win brings these movements alive as agents of history-in-the-making. It situates Quebec student ... Read more

Access to Information and Social Justice

Edited by Jamie Brownlee & Kevin Walby

Access to Information and Social Justice combines the political and the practical aspects of Access to Information (ATI) research into a single volume in order to reinvigorate critical social science, investigative journalism, and social activism in Canada. Not only does it expose ... Read more

Advocating for Palestine in Canada

Edited by Emily Regan Wills, Jeremy Wildeman, Michael Bueckert, and Nadia Abu-Zahra
Foreword by Libby Davies

 

Why is it so difficult to advocate for Palestine in Canada and what can we learn from the movement’s successes? This account of Palestine solidarity activism in Canada grapples with these questions through a wide-ranging exploration of the movement’s different actors, ... Read more

Aqueduct

By Adele Perry

1919 is often recalled as the year of the Winnipeg General Strike, but it was also the year that water from Shoal Lake first flowed in Winnipeg taps. For the Anishinaabe community of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, construction of the Winnipeg Aqueduct led to a chain of difficult ... Read more

Big Men Fear Me

By Mark Bourrie

The remarkable true story of the rise and fall of one of North America's most influential media moguls.

When George McCullagh bought The Globe and The Mail and Empire and merged them into the Globe and Mail, the charismatic 31-year-old high school dropout had already made millions ... Read more

Claws of the Panda

By Jonathan Manthorpe

Claws of the Panda tells the story of Canada’s failure to construct a workable policy towards the People’s Republic of China. In particular the book tells of Ottawa’s failure to recognize and confront the efforts by the Chinese Communist Party to infiltrate and influence ... Read more

Counterterrorism and Identities

By Jack Jedwab

Counterterrorism and Identities presents a detailed analysis of Canadian public opinion on questions of national security, terrorism, and counterterrorism. Where we live, our religious identification, our age, gender, and values all have an impact on our views on these issues, ... Read more

Decolonization and Afro-Feminism

By Sylvia Tamale

Why do so many Africans believe they cannot break the "One Step Forward, Two Steps Back" cycle? Six decades after colonial flags were lowered and African countries gained formal independence, the continent struggles to free itself from the deep legacies of colonialism, imperialism ... Read more

Enduring Relevance of Walter Rodney's 'How Europe Underdeveloped Africa'

By Karim Hirji

Soon after its publication in 1972, Walter Rodney's How Europe Underdeveloped Africa gained global popularity among students, scholars, activists and people concerned with African affairs. His innovative application of the method of political economy transformed the paradigm ... Read more