Droits de l’homme, droits civils

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Beryl

Par (auteur) Dustin Galer
Avant-propos de Judy Rebick
Catégories: Réalités sociales du handicap

Beryl Potter was a reserved working-class mother of three living a decent life, or so it seemed, when a harmless slip and fall marked the unravelling of everything that she had known about herself and ...

The Mantle of Struggle

Par (auteur) Irving Andre
Avant-propos de David Austin
Catégories: Biographies (ouvrages généraux)

Rosie Douglas, former prime minister of Dominica, had a life unlike any other modern politician. After leaving home to study agriculture in Canada, he became a member of the young Conservatives, under ...

Fear of a Black Nation

In the 1960s, Montreal was a hotbed of radical politics that attracted Black and Caribbean figures such as C.L.R. James, Walter Rodney, Mariam Makeba, Stokely Carmichael, Rocky Jones, and Édouard Glissant. ...

Man at the Airport

Par (auteur) Hassan Al Kontar
Avant-propos de Nuseir (Nas) Yassin
Catégories: Droits de l’homme, droits civils

When revolution and war broke out in his home country in 2011, Hassan Al Kontar was a young Syrian living and working in the UAE. A conscientious objector, he refused to return to Syria for compulsory ...

Orwell in Cuba

Orwell in Cuba: How 1984 Came to Be Published in Castro’s Twilight is a personal account of today’s Cuba at a pivotal point in its history, with the Castro brothers passing power on to a new generation. ...

A Samaritan State Revisited

A Samaritan State Revisited brings together emerging and leading scholars to reflect on the history of Canada’s overseas aid and interrogate the many complex factors that affect future aid development. ...

The Sleeping Giant Awakens

Confronting the truths of Canada’s Indian residential school system has been likened to waking a sleeping giant. In The Sleeping Giant Awakens, David B. MacDonald uses genocide as an analytical tool ...

Gender Equality & Inequality

Understand the history of inequality and persecution that surrounds gender and sexual orientation. Students will recognize that equality is the state of equal access to opportunities and resources, regardless ...

Power Shift

Par (auteur) Sally Armstrong
Catégories: Études sur les femmes

Bestselling author, journalist, and human rights activist Sally Armstrong argues that humankind requires the equal status of women and girls. Drawing on anthropology, social science, literature, politics, ...

Debating Rights Inflation in Canada

Human rights has become the dominant vernacular for framing social problems around the world. In this book, Dominique Clément presents a paradox in politics, law, and social practice: he argues that ...