Canadian Studies Collection 2023

Livres Canada Books is proud to offer this latest collection of titles from Canada’s leading university and trade presses. Canada is a nation of ideas, and the 2023 Canadian Studies Collection highlights some of the country’s most exciting insights and discoveries in the humanities and social sciences. Many of the over 135 titles promoted here provide sharp analyses and discussions of some of Canada’s (and the world’s) most pressing issues. Others celebrate the nation’s diverse history, arts, and literature. Viewed as a whole, the titles in this year’s Collection illustrate the depth and range of new Canadian Studies scholarship with insights on the country’s greatest challenges and achievements.

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Sporting Justice

By (author) Miriam Wright
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Although many know about Jackie Robinson’s experiences breaking major league baseball’s colour barrier in 1947, few are familiar with the Chatham Coloured All-Stars, a Black Canadian team from 1930s ...

Childhood Unplugged

Ditch the devices and bring back the magic of being a kid

Screens are everywhere. Children spend an average of 7.5 hours on digital devices every day with profoundly negative consequences. While some ...

Indigenous Media Arts in Canada

Edited by Dana Claxton & Ezra Winton
Categories: Art

Indigenous and settler scholars and media artists discuss and analyze crucial questions of narrative sovereignty, cultural identity, cultural resistance, and decolonizing creative practices.
Humans are ...

Escape from Overshoot

By (author) Peter A. Victor
Categories: Business & Economics

An excellent primer on key insights and questions in ecological economics from a celebrated pioneer of the field.
—Jason Hickel, author, Less is More

Earth is in overshoot. The juggernaut of economic ...

Indigenous Resurgence in an Age of Reconciliation

What would Indigenous resurgence look like if the parameters were not set with a focus on the state, settlers, or an achievement of reconciliation? Indigenous Resurgence in an Age of Reconciliation explores ...

An Anthology of Monsters

An Anthology of Monsters by Cherie Dimaline, award-winning author of The Marrow Thieves, is the tale of an intricate dance with life-long anxiety. It is about how the stories we tell ourselves can help ...

Blue Storm

In 2019, the United Conservative Party, under the leadership of Jason Kenney, unseated the New Democratic Party to form the provincial government of Alberta. A restoration of conservative power in a province ...

I Want a Better Catastrophe

By (author) Andrew Boyd
Categories: Science

An existential manual for tragic optimists, can-do pessimists, and compassionate doomers

WITH GLOBAL WARMING projected to rocket past the 1.5°C limit, lifelong activist Andrew Boyd is thrown into a crisis ...

Building Inclusive Communities in Rural Canada

Edited by Clark Banack & Dionne Pohler
Categories: Social Science

This collection challenges misconceptions that rural Canada is a bastion of intolerance. While examining the extent and nature of contemporary cultural and religious discrimination in rural Canadian communities, ...

Performing Postracialism

By (author) Philip S.S. Howard
Categories: Social Science

Blackface – instances in which non-Black persons temporarily darken their skin with make-up to impersonate Black people, usually for fun, and frequently in educational contexts – constitutes a postracialist ...