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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 ...

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 ...

The Millennial Mosaic

The Millennial Mosaic provides an unmatched examination of Canada’s youngest adults, unveiling the news that they are an upgrade on older Canadians, and what it means for the future of Canada.
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Struggles for Justice in Canada and Mexico

By (author) Linda Snyder
Categories: Social classes

Case studies of Canadian and Mexican communities struggling for justice illustrate social mobilization and community organizing theory.

Struggles for Justice in Canada and Mexico examines Canadian and ...

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 ...

Subversive Action

Edited by Nilan Yu & Deena Mandell
Categories: Sociology

Raises questions about the boundaries of social work and the use of extralegal action in the pursuit of human rights and social justice.

Mainstream conceptions of social work usually consider it to fall ...

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, ...