Social classes

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The Tenant Class

By (author) Ricardo Tranjan
Categories: Social classes

In this trailblazing manifesto, political economist Ricardo Tranjan places tenants and landlords on either side of the class divide that splits North American society.

What if there is no housing crisis, ...

Cleaning Up

This fascinating book uncovers the little-known, surprisingly radical history of the Portuguese immigrant women who worked as night-time office cleaners and daytime “cleaning ladies” in postwar Toronto. ...

Gentrification Is Inevitable and Other Lies

By (author) Leslie Kern
Categories: Social classes

From the author of the best-selling Feminist City, this urbanite’s guide to gentrification knocks down the myths and exposes the forces behind the most urgent housing crisis of our time.

Gentrification ...

Change for Good

Based on the author’s 35 years at the forefront of business and social change, Change for Good explores businesses’ new bottom line: helping to solve social problems. Featuring personal experiences ...

The Case for Basic Income

Inequality is up. Decent work is down. Free market fundamentalism has been exposed as a tragic failure. In a job market upended by COVID-19—with Canadians caught in the grip of precarious labour, stagnant ...

Inequality in Canada

In Inequality in Canada Eric Sager considers one of the defining—but hardest to define—ideas of our era and traces its different meanings and contexts across the 19th and 20th centuries. Sager shows ...

Hiding in Plain Sight

Based on interviews with service providers from the immigration, criminal justice and family justice systems in four different communities in British Columbia, Hiding in Plain Sight examines the barriers ...

Dictionnaire des intellectuel.les au Québec

Ce dictionnaire est conçu pour combler les lacunes d’une mémoire collective quelque peu défaillante, mais aussi pour donner envie de lire ou de relire les textes de ces femmes et hommes passionnés ...

Liverpool Lad

By (author) Peter Haase
Categories: Social classes

Spirited tales of the famous Liverpool slums; car-less cobblestone streets, jiggers, brutal teachers, and close-knit communities.

A lively memoir in an authentic and engaging voice of growing up street ...

Economic Democracy

By (author) Allan Engler
Categories: Social classes

Identifying capitalism as a system of privately owned corporations, this book envisions an alternative, more equitable form of economic organization within a democracy. Challenging the current system, ...