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  • New Release

    Mental Disorder: Anthropological Insights
    By Nichola Khan

    This brief book introduces the ways in which contemporary anthropology engages with the "psych" disciplines: psychology, psychiatry, and medicine.

  • New Release

    The Saints in Old Norse and Early Modern Icelandic Poetry
    By Kirsten Wolf and Natalie M. Van Deusen

    The Saints in Old Norse and Early Modern Icelandic Poetry is a complimentary volume to The Legends of the Saints in Old Norse–Icelandic Prose. This volume focuses on Icelandic devotional poetry created during the early modern period.

  • New Release

    Literary Celebrity in Canada
    By Lorraine York

    Literary Celebrity in Canada explores that space, drawing on current theories of celebrity and questioning their tendency to view fame as an empty phenomenon.

  • New Release

    E.J. Pratt: Letters
    Edited by Elizabeth Popham and David G. Pitt

    This edition of E.J. Pratt’s letters is the final volume in the Collected Works series. The letters take us into his "workshop," illuminating the research behind his distinctive documentary long poems and the social nature of his creative production.

  • New Release

    Regulating Creation: The Law, Ethics, and Policy of Assisted Human Reproduction
    Edited by Trudo Lemmens, Andrew Flavelle Martin, Cheryl Mine, and Ian B. Lee

    Regulating Creation is a collection of essays featuring contributions by Canadian and international scholars. It offers a variety of perspectives on the role of law in dealing with the legal, ethical, and policy issues surrounding changing reproductive technologies.

  • New Release

    Celebrating Canada: Holidays, National Days, and the Crafting of Identities
    Edited by Matthew Hayday and Raymond Blake

    In Celebrating Canada, Matthew Hayday and Raymond Blake situate Canada in an international context as they examine the history and evolution of our national and provincial holidays and annual celebrations.

  • New Release

    Beyond the Welfare State: Postwar Social Settlement and Public Pension Policy in Canada and Australia
    By Sirvan Karimi

    In Beyond the Welfare State, Sirvan Karimi utilizes a synthesis of Marxian class analysis and the power resources model to provide an analytical foundation for the divergent pattern of public pension systems in Canada and Australia.

  • New Release

    Geriatric Psychiatry Review and Exam Preparation Guide: A Case-Based Approach
    By Mark J. Rapoport, Dallas Seitz, Andrew Wiens, and Evan Lilly

    Geriatric Psychiatry is a succinct and advanced review of geriatric psychiatry that will help clinicians meet the demands of an aging population.

  • New Release

    Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries
    By Gérard Bouchard Translated by Howard Scott

    In Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries, Gérard Bouchard conceptualizes myths as vessels of sacred values that transcend the division between primitive and modern. These vessels become so influential as to make an indelible impression on people’s minds.

  • New Release

    The Stoic Origins of Erasmus' Philosophy of Christ
    By Ross Dealy

    This original and provocative engagement with Erasmus’ work argues that the Dutch humanist discovered in classical Stoicism several principles which he developed into a paradigm-shifting application of Stoicism to Christianity.

  • New Release

    Inhabited Spaces: Anglo-Saxon Constructions of Place
    By Nicole Guenther Discenza

    In Inhabited Spaces, Nicole Guenther Discenza examines a variety of Anglo-Latin and Old English texts to shed light on Anglo-Saxon understandings of space.

  • New Release

    Access to Medicines as a Human Right: Implications for Pharmaceutical Industry Responsibility
    By Lisa Forman, Jillian Clare Kohler

    Access to Medicines as a Human Right identifies innovative solutions applicable in both global and domestic forums, making it a valuable resource for the vast field of scholars, legal practitioners, and policymakers who must confront this challenging issue.

  • New Release

    Policy Work in Canada: Professional Practices and Analytical Capacities
    Edited by Michael Howlett, Adam Wellstead, and Jonathan Craft

    Policy Work in Canada is an in-depth study into the levels of analytical capacity found within the federal and provincial governments as well as the non-governmental sector.

  • New Release

    The Fragility of Consciousness: Faith, Reason, and the Human Good
    By Frederick G. Lawrence, Edited by Randall S. Rosenberg and Kevin  M. Vander Schel

    The Fragility of Consciousness is the first published collection of Frederick G. Lawrence’s essays and contains several of his best known writings as well as unpublished work.

  • New Release

    The Promise of Sociology: Classical Approaches to Contemporary Society, Second Edition
    By Rob Beamish

    Unlike most introductory texts that take a topical approach to studying sociology, this smart, challenging, and accessibly written text looks at the core principles of the discipline, making links to a contemporary context.

  • New Release

    Fighting for Credibility: US Reputation and International Politics
    By Frank P. Harvey and John Mitton

    Focusing on cases of asymmetric US encounters with smaller powers since the end of the Cold War, Harvey and Mitton reveal that reputations matter for credibility in international politics. This dynamic and deeply documented study successfully brings reputation back to the table of foreign diplomacy.

  • New Release

    Primo Levi and the Identity of a Survivor
    By Nancy Harrowitz

    In Primo Levi and the Identity of a Survivor, Nancy Harrowitz examines the complex role that Levi’s cultural identity played in his choices of how to portray his survival, as well as his exposition of topics such as bystander complicity.

  • New Release

    PTSD and the Politics of Trauma in Israel: A Nation on the Couch
    By Keren Friedman-Peleg

    In PTSD and the Politics of Trauma in Israel, Keren Friedman-Peleg sheds light on a new way of speaking about mental vulnerability and national belonging in contemporary Israel.

  • New Release

    The Politics of Law in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy
    Edited by Lawrin Armstrong and Julius KirshnerForeword by Lauro Martines

    Essays by leading historians examine the professional, social, and political functions of Italian jurists from the thirteenth to the late fifteenth centuries.

  • New Release

    Business in a Changing Climate: Explaining Industry Support for Carbon Pricing
    By Kaija Belfry Munroe

    Business in a Changing Climate is the first book to ask major pollution emitting industries in Canada what their preferences are with respect to climate change.

  • New Release

    Writing Beloveds: Humanist Petrarchism and the Politics of Gender
    By Aileen A. Feng

    Covering a period from the late-fourteenth to mid-sixteenth century, Aileen A. Feng’s engagingly written work identifies and analyzes a Latin humanist precursor to the poetic movement known as Renaissance Petrarchism.

  • New Release

    Kickstarting Your Academic Career: Skills to Succeed in the Social Sciences
    By Robert L. Ostergard, Jr. and Stacy B. Fisher

    Kickstarting Your Academic Career is a primer on the common scholastic demands that social sciences students face upon entering college or university.

  • New Release

    This Happened in My Presence: Moriscos, Old Christians, and the Spanish Inquisition in the Town of Deza, 1569-1611
    Edited By Patrick J. O'Banion

    This Happened in My Presence reveals life in the small Spanish town of Deza during a period that was complex and tumultuous.

  • New Release

    The Trial of Tempel Anneke: Records of a Witchcraft Trial in Brunswick, Germany, 1663, Second Edition
    By Peter A. MortonTranslated by Barbara Dähms

    The Trial of Tempel Anneke examines documents from an early modern European witchcraft trial with the pedagogical goal of allowing students to interact directly with primary sources.

  • New Release

    Experience Research Social Change: Critical Methods, Third Edition
    By Colleen Reid, Lorraine Greaves, and Sandra Kirby

    Experience Research Social Change has long been a comprehensive and accessible resource for learning social research oriented toward social change. The third edition has been thoroughly revised and reorganized.

  • New Release

    Counseling Diversity in Context
    By Jason Brown

    Divided into two parts, the book provides a structural understanding of the context in which cross-cultural counseling takes place, and a model, informed by intersectional analysis, to support counselors in playing a more activist role in helping to change that context.

  • New Release

    Staging the Trials of Modernism: Testimony and the British Modern Literary Consciousness
    By Dale Barleben

    In Staging the Trials of Modernism, Dale Barleben explores the interactions among literature, cultural studies, and the law through detailed analyses of select British modern writers including Oscar Wilde, Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford, and James Joyce

  • New Release

    The Right Relationship: Reimagining the Implementation of Historical Treaties
    Edited by John Borrows and Michael Coyle

    In The Right Relationship, John Borrows and Michael Coyle bring together a group of renowned scholars, both indigenous and non-indigenous, to cast light on the magnitude of the challenges Canadians face in seeking a consensus on the nature of treaty partnership in the twenty-first century.

  • New Release

    Little Mosque on the Prairie and the Paradoxes of Cultural Translation
    By Kyle Conway

    Kyle Conway’s textual analysis and in-depth research, including interviews from the show’s creator, executive producers, writers,  and CBC executives, reveals the many ways Muslims have and have not been integrated into North American television.

  • New Release

    Selected Poems and Prose
    By Guittone d’ArezzoSelected, Translated and with an Introduction by Antonello Borra

    The poems and prose included in this volume are emblematic of the two phases of Guittone’s career: he first achieved fame as a secular love poet but following his conversion in the 1260s he became a renowned religious poet

  • New Release

    Ethical Capitalism: Shibusawa Eiichi and Business Leadership in Global Perspective
    Edited by Patrick Fridenson and Kikkawa Takeo

    Ethical Capitalism is a volume of essays that tackles the thought, work, and legacy of Shibusawa Eiichi.

  • New Release

    National Performance: Representing Quebec from Expo 67 to Celine Dion
    By Erin Hurley

    Winner of the Northeast Modern Language Association's Book Prize, National Performance is sophisticated yet accessible, seeking to enlarge the parameters of what counts as 'Quebecois' performance, while providing a thorough introduction to changing discourses of nation-ness in Quebec.

  • New Release

    Making Canada New: Editing, Modernism, and New Media
    Edited by Dean Irvine, Vanessa Lent, Bart Vautour

    An examination of the connections between modernist writers and editorial activities, Making Canada New draws links among new and old media, collaborative labour, emergent scholars and scholarships, and digital modernisms.

  • New Release

    Baby Trouble in the Last Best West: Making New People in Alberta, 1905–1939
    By Amy Kaler

    Baby Trouble in the Last Best West explores the ways that women’s childbearing became understood as a social problem in early twentieth-century Alberta.

  • New Release

    Spying on Canadians: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security Service and the Origins of the Long Cold War
    By Gregory S. Kealey

    Award winning author Gregory S. Kealey’s study of Canada’s security and intelligence community before the end of World War II depicts a nation caught up in the Red Scare in the aftermath of the Bolshevik Revolution and tangled up with the imperial interests of first the United Kingdom and then the United States.

  • New Release

    A Third Collection: Volume 16
    By Bernard Longergan Edited by Robert M. Doran and John Dadosky

    A Third Collection contains fifteen papers, written between 1974 and 1982, and includes some of his most important shorter writings such as "Prolegomena to the Study of the Emerging Religious Consciousness of Our Time" and "Natural Right and Historical Mindedness."

  • New Release

    The Italian Antimafia, New Media, and the Culture of Legality
    Edited by Robin Pickering-Iazzi

    The Italian Antimafia, New Media, and the Culture of Legality is the first book to examine the online battles between the mafia and its growing cohort of opponents.

  • New Release

    The Twelfth-Century Renaissance: A Reader
    Edited by Alex J. Novikoff

    This unique collection of primary source documents paints a vivid picture of the twelfth century as an age of institutional expansion, intellectual creativity, and high adventure.

  • New Release

    A Short History of the Renaissance in Europe
    By Margaret L. King

    Margaret L. King's richly illustrated social history of the Renaissance succeeds as a trusted resource, introducing readers to Europe between 1300–1700, as well as to the problems of cultural renewal.

  • New Release

    Thinking Government: Public Administration and Politics in Canada, Fourth Edition
    By David Johnson

    Thinking Government introduces readers to the power relations between elected politicians and unelected public servants, while also covering important topics such as the institutions of the federal government, financial and human resources management, and accountability and responsibility.

  • New Release

    The Politics of Ontario
    Edited by Cheryl N. Collier and Jonathan Malloy

    The Politics of Ontario is the first comprehensive book on Ontario's politics, government, and public policy since Graham White's The Government and Politics of Ontario in 1997.

  • New Release

    A History of Anthropological Theory, Fifth Edition
    Paul A. Erickson and Liam D. Murphy

    On its own or used with the companion volume, Readings for a History of Anthropological Theory, this text provides comprehensive coverage in a flexible and easy-to-use format for teaching in the undergraduate anthropology classroom.

  • New Release

    Readings for a History of Anthropological Theory, Fifth Edition
    Edited by Paul A. Erickson and Liam D. Murphy

    This anthology offers a flexible and unrivalled introduction to anthropological theory that reflects not only the history but also the changing nature of the discipline today.

  • New Release

    A Different Kind of Ethnography: Imaginative Practices and Creative Methodologies
    Edited by Denielle Elliott and Dara Culhane

    Building on the sensory ethnographic trend in contemporary sociocultural anthropology, this collection introduces the idea of a different kind of ethnography: an imaginative and creative approach to anthropological inquiry that is collaborative, open-ended, embodied, affective, and experimental.

  • New Release

    Drawn to See: Drawing as an Ethnographic Method
    By Andrew Causey

    In this meditation/how-to guide on drawing as an ethnographic method, Andrew Causey offers insights, inspiration, practical techniques, and encouragement for social scientists interested in exploring drawing as a way of translating what they "see" during their research.

  • New Release

    Building Better Britains?: Settler Societies in the British World, 1783-1920
    By Cecilia Morgan

    This concise text explores the spread of settler colonies within the British Empire over the course of the nineteenth century, specifically those in New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, and Australia.

 
 
 
 

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