Droits de l’homme, droits civils

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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. ...

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 ...

The Challenge of Children's Rights for Canada, 2nd edition

More than a quarter of a century has passed since Canada promised to recognize and respect the rights of children under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Ratification of the Convention ...

Shifting the Liberal Human Rights Regime

Par (auteur) Nicole Marshall
Catégories: Enjeux environnementaux

This timely book argues that the way that states frame migration rights is increasingly falling out of step with modern realities. With the number of environmentally displaced people set to rise dramatically, ...

Seven Fallen Feathers

The shocking true story covered by The Guardian and The New York Times of the seven young Indigenous students who were found dead in a northern Ontario city. Winner of the RBC Taylor Prize and the Shaughnessy ...

In Search of A Better World

Part memoir and history as well as a call to action, In Search of a Better World, the 2017 CBC Massey Lecture, is a powerful and essential work on the major human rights struggles of our times by internationally ...