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Parenting Your Parents

By (author) Bart J. Mindszenthy & Michael Gordon
Foreword by Paula Rochon
Categories: Care of the elderly

A compendium of family scenarios for those dealing with the guilt, worry, and difficult decisions that come with eldercare.

  • Is it time for your aging father to stop driving?
  • How can you balance your ...

Forensic Colonialism

By (author) Mark Munsterhjelm
Categories: Crime and criminology

Forensic genetic technologies are popularly conceptualized and revered as important tools of justice. The research and development of these technologies, however, has been accomplished through the capture ...

The High North

The High North is a groundbreaking collection of essays that shakes up widely accepted narratives about marijuana legalization in Canada. Featuring contributions from cannabis scholars and “practitioners,” ...

Solidarity Beyond Bars

By (author) Jordan House & Asaf Rashid
Categories: Crime and criminology

Prisons don’t work, but prisoners do. Prisons are often critiqued as unjust, but we hear little about the daily labour of incarcerated workers — what they do, how they do it, who they do it for and ...

Families, Mobility, and Work

Employment-related geographical mobility is widespread and increasing within Canada and around the world. Prolonged daily commutes, working away for extended periods, and being employed in mobile workplaces ...

White Benevolence

When working with Indigenous people, the helping professions —education, social work, health care and justice — reinforce the colonial lie that Indigenous people need saving. In White Benevolence, ...


By (author) Susan C. Boyd
Designed by David Lester
Categories: Social and cultural history

Heroin is an illustrated history of Canadian heroin regulation over two centuries. Susan Boyd points to our failure to address the overdose death epidemic caused by criminalizing drug users and to the ...

Disarm, Defund, Dismantle

Canadian laws are just, the police uphold the rule of law and treat everyone equally, and without the police, communities would descend into chaos and disorder. These entrenched myths, rooted in settler-colonial ...

Mon pays c'est la relation

By (author) Véronique Lang
Categories: Care of the elderly

Accompagner des personnes âgées vulnérables comporte richesses et défis, en particulier lorsque s’immiscent les pertes cognitives. Sous sa plume fine et pleine de tendresse, l’autrice nous expose ...

Fight to Win

By (author) A.J. Withers
Categories: Social work

AJ Withers draws on their own experiences as an organizer, extensive interviews with the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) activists and Toronto bureaucrats, and freedom of information requests ...