Books tagged: Civil Rights

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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

Feminist Politics, Activism and Vision

Edited by Luciana Ricciutelli, Angela Miles, and Margaret McFadden

This volume brings together essays of remarkable variety and fresh insights from leading feminists around the world. The engaged and sophisticated personal accounts, political speeches and academic articles collected here reveal a vibrant and multifaceted transnational feminist ... Read more

First Voices

Edited by Patricia A. Monture & Patricia D. Mcguire

A collection of articles that examine many of the struggles that Aboriginal women have faced, and continue to face, in Canada. Sections include: Profiles of Aboriginal Women; Identity; Territory; Activism; Confronting Colonialism; the Canadian Legal System; and Indigenous Knowledges. ... Read more

Infrastructure Critical

By Alessandra Renzi & Greg Elmer

Much public debate ensued after the violence and police brutality that gripped Toronto in June 2010 during the G8/G20 Summit. It is now being revealed how the Conservative government's stimulus package was funnelled into "infrastructure" projects aimed at policing Canadians ... Read more

Insurrectionary Uprisings

Edited by Wende Marshall & Matt Meyer
Foreword by Joyce Ajlouny

Insurrectionary Uprisings is a compendium of essays that explore what it will take to win a world based on love and justice. From historical writing, including Thoreau, Gandhi and Arendt, to essays that address the multiple crises we face in the 21st century, the volume brings ... Read more