Electronic book textCAD39.99GBP27.99USD39.99December 2019CAD39.99GBP27.99USD39.99December 2019Knowings and Knots presents a range of interdisciplinary perspectives on the methodology of research-creation and asks how those who make knowledge think about and value it. Not just a method, but a site of ongoing contestation and experimentation around what counts as knowledge, research-creation is a meeting place of academia, artistic creation, and the wider public. The contributors argue that academic institutions and funders must recognize research-creation as innovative... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD44.99GBP30.99USD44.99December 2019CAD44.99GBP30.99USD44.99December 2019With Masters and Servants, Scott P. Stephen has revealed startling truths about the men of the Hudson’s Bay Company. Rather than dedicating themselves body and soul to the Company’s interests, these workers hired out like domestic servants, joining a “household” with its attendant norms of duty and loyalty. Through painstaking documentary research, Stephen shines welcome light on the lives of these largely overlooked historical actors. The household sy... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD32.99GBP22.99USD32.99December 2019CAD32.99GBP22.99USD32.99December 2019When the Rogers Place arena opened in downtown Edmonton in September 2016, no amount of buzz could drown out the rumours of manipulation, secret deals, and corporate greed undergirding the project. Working with documentary evidence and original interviews, the authors present an absorbing account of the machinations that got the arena and the adjacent Ice District built, with a price tag of more than $600 million. The arena deal, they argue, established a costly public financ... [READ MORE]
PaperbackCAD34.99GBP26.99USD34.99October 2019CAD34.99GBP23.99USD34.99November 2019Malcolm Forsyth (1936–2011) was a musical legend: a much-loved composer, performer, teacher, and mentor. Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth presents a captivating and approachable portrait of one of Canada’s finest modern composers. Readers will discover both public and private sides to the man and gain fresh insights from critical assessments of a broad range of Forsyth’s compositions, his continuing popular appreciation, and his lasting influence on the next g... [READ MORE]
PaperbackCAD29.99GBP23.50USD29.99October 2019CAD29.99GBP20.99USD29.99November 2019Most people regard lice with disgust, but we are fascinated by fleas, even considering them to be “cute”–they are the panda bears of the flying zoo.
Electronic book textCAD34.99GBP23.99USD34.99November 2019CAD34.99GBP23.99USD34.99November 2019The history of Branching Out, Canada’s first national magazine of second-wave feminism, is the surprising story of an upstart magazine published on the prairies that was read from coast to coast. It is an Edmonton-based story of political activism, feminist community-building, and survival in the cultural industries. When it ceased publication in 1980, Branching Out had reached more readers than any other Canadian second-wave feminist periodical. Feminist Acts is an eye... [READ MORE]
PaperbackCAD45.00USD45.00September 2019This collection of essays examines how the sense of crisis that occasionally seems to overwhelm us directs and transforms Canadian and Quebec writings in English and French, and conversely, how literature and criticism set out to counterbalance the social, economic, and ideological insecurities we live in.
PaperbackCAD19.99GBP15.99USD19.99September 2019CAD19.99GBP13.99USD19.99October 2019I cannot even say come to me. Come wind, come eye. Restless, see me.
PaperbackCAD39.99GBP30.99USD39.99September 2019CAD39.99GBP27.99USD39.99July 2019In its fusion of essays and artwork, Art–Medicine Collaborative Practice helps readers understand the lived realities of individuals with head and neck cancer. Featuring compelling original art from Ingrid Bachmann, Sean Caulfield, Jude Griebel, Jill Ho-You, Heather Huston, and Bradley Necyk, this collaborative interdisciplinary exploration draws together the voices of patients, health care practitioners, and researchers with artists’ empathic visualizations to of... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD24.99GBP16.99USD24.99August 2019CAD24.99GBP16.99USD24.99August 2019Our parents always taught us well. They told us to look on the good side of life and to accept what has to happen.
Electronic book textCAD39.99GBP27.99USD39.99September 2019CAD39.99GBP27.99USD39.99September 2019Wisdom Engaged demonstrates how traditional knowledge, Indigenous approaches to healing, and the insights of Western bio-medicine can complement each other when all voices are heard in a collaborative effort to address changes to Indigenous communities’ well-being. In this collection, voices of Elders, healers, physicians, and scholars are gathered in an attempt to find viable ways to move forward while facing new challenges. Bringing these varied voices together provid... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD45.99GBP31.99USD45.99July 2019CAD45.99GBP31.99USD45.99July 2019For Indigenous students and teachers alike, formal teaching and learning occurs in contested places. In Indigenous Education, leading scholars in contemporary Indigenous education from North America and the Pacific Islands disentangle aspects of education from colonial relations to advance a new, Indigenously-informed philosophy of instruction. Broadly multidisciplinary, this volume explores Indigenous education from theoretical and applied perspectives and invites readers to... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD26.99GBP18.99USD26.99July 2019CAD26.99GBP18.99USD26.99July 2019Why couldn’t I occupy the world as those model-looking women did, with their flowing hair, pulling their tiny bright suitcases as if to say, I just arrived from elsewhere, and I already belong here, and this sidewalk belongs to me?
- Public access to government information forms the foundation of a healthy liberal democracy. Because this information can be precarious, it needs stewardship. Government Information in Canada provides analysis about the state of Canadian government information publishing. Experts from across the country draw on decades of experience to offer a broad, well-founded survey of history, procedures, and emerging issues—particularly the challenges faced by practitioners during... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD24.99GBP16.99USD24.99CAD24.99GBP16.99USD24.99Four years after Therese Greenwood and her husband moved to Fort McMurray, Alberta, their new community was shattered by one of the worst wildfires in Canadian history. As the flames approached, they had only minutes to pack, narrowly escaping a fire that would rage for weeks, burn more than 85,000 hectares and force 80,000 people to flee.
Electronic book textCAD39.99GBP27.99USD39.99CAD39.99GBP27.99USD39.99Now in its third edition, In the News is the standard Canadian textbook on media relations, used across the country. The authors provide an introduction to media relations, grounded in both communications theory and hands-on, day-to-day experience. Whether you need to promote your issues to the nation or reach small, targeted groups, this book is your step-by-step guide. In the News is perfect for communications students; media relations practitioners in the private, public a... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD11.99GBP7.99USD11.99CAD11.99GBP7.99USD11.99"In all creative writing, the question of what is true and what is real are two very different considerations. Figuring out how to dance between them is a murky business."
Electronic book textCAD34.99GBP23.99USD34.99CAD34.99GBP23.99USD34.99How do societies decide whom to criminalize? What does it mean to accuse someone of being an offender? Entryways to Criminal Justice analyzes the thresholds that distinguish law-abiding individuals from those who may be criminalized. Contributors to the volume adopt social, historical, cultural, and political perspectives to explore the accusatory process that place persons in contact with the law. Emphasizing the gateways to criminal justice, truth-telling, and overcriminali... [READ MORE]