Industry and industrial studies

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Born with a Copper Spoon

Over the past two centuries, industrial societies have demanded ever-increasing quantities of copper – essential for light, power, and communication. Born with a Copper Spoon examines how the metal has ...

Our Voice of Fire

By (author) Brandi Morin
Categories: Biography: general

A wildfire of a debut memoir by internationally recognized French/Cree/Iroquois journalist Brandi Morin set to transform the narrative around Indigenous Peoples.
Brandi Morin is known for her clear-eyed ...

Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada, 2nd ed.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to re-establish the labour movement’s political capacity to exert collective power in ways that foster greater opportunity and equality for working-class ...

Code White

When health care workers call a Code White, it’s an emergency response for a violent incident: a call for help. But it’s one that goes unanswered in hospitals, clinics, and long-term care homes across ...

Bent out of Shape

By (author) Karen Messing
Categories: Popular medicine and health

Award-winning ergonomist Karen Messing is talking with women—women who wire circuit boards, sew clothes, clean toilets, drive forklifts, serve food, run labs. What she finds is a workforce in harm’s ...

Farm The City

Farm the City is an introduction to the principles, methods, and realities of starting an urban farm derived from the success of Sole Food Street Farms, one of the largest urban agricultural enterprises ...

The Age of Fentanyl

By (author) Brodie Ramin
Categories: Pharmacology

North America is facing a crisis. The first warning signs appeared in media reports of OxyContin abuse and over-prescription in the 1990s. Today, there is an opioid epidemic—fentanyl is the leading ...

The Political Economy of Resource Regulation

This innovative book shows that regulatory regimes in resource-dependent nations have played a decisive role in the international political economy. Spanning seven continents and focusing on both advanced ...

18 Souls

On March 12, 2009 a helicopter carrying workers to offshore oil production platforms in the North Atlantic crashed into the ocean. Seventeen people on board perished that day. One survived.  In 18 Souls, ...

Media Whore

Years ago the Shehori Brothers became publicists out of necessity to self-promote. They quickly realized, nobody can sell the idea of your creation better than you. If you’re a performer, athlete, entrepreneur, ...