Books published by Canadian Scholars’ Press

Work and Labour in Canada, Third Edition

Canadian Scholars’ Press | May 15, 2017 | 364 pages
Over the last few decades, the workplace in Canada has experienced profound changes. Work has become increasingly insecure for a growing number of people, young workers struggle to match qualifications and credentials with jobs, and retirement with a secure income is a diminishing prospect. The... More Info

Ravensong—A Novel

Canadian Scholars’ Press | May 15, 2017 | 200 pages
WHERE DO YOU BEGIN TELLING SOMEONE THEIR WORLD IS NOT THE ONLY ONE? While Stacey, a 17-year-old Native girl, struggles to save her family and community from a devastating influenza epidemic, a white classmate’s suicide hints that the village is threatened by forces more sinister and powerful than... More Info

Social Determinants of Health

Canadian Scholars’ Press | May 6, 2016 | 648 pages
Professor:  Prof. Carol Murphy
Course Codes:  SOWK 5701A
Semester:  Fall-2017
In the current environment of deepening class and income inequality, it is essential to understand the socio-economic conditions that shape the health of individuals and communities. Now in its third edition, Dennis Raphael’s Social Determinants of Health offers a comprehensive discussion of the... More Info

Trans Activism in Canada

Canadian Scholars’ Press | May 5, 2014 | 328 pages
Professor:  Prof. Dan Irving
Course Codes:  HUMR 4302
Semester:  Fall-2017
Centring the voices and experiences of trans identified people as experts on their own lives and agents of change, Trans Activism in Canada opens up a dialogue between scholars and community members in an effort to improve the lives of sex and gender variant people. The first of its kind, this... More Info

Identity and Belonging

Canadian Scholars’ Press | December 14, 2017 | 278 pages
Canadian society is rapidly evolving. By 2017, persons belonging to a visible minority group will comprise 20 percent of the population. In Canada's major cities, the proportion of persons classified as visible minority is expected to exceed 50 percent. Canada is a country that is not very sure of... More Info

The Dark Side of the Nation

Canadian Scholars’ Press | January 1, 2000 | 182 pages
These feminist Marxist and anti-racist essays speak to important current political issues. Though they begin from experiences of non-white people living in Canada, they provide a critical theoretical perspective capable of exploring similar issues in other Western and Third World countries. This... More Info

No Crystal Stair

Canadian Scholars’ Press | January 1, 2004 | 247 pages
Marion Willow, a proud young widow, must work at two jobs to ensure that her three girls develop life styles not hindered by class and colour.  More Info

Canadian Men and Masculinities

Canadian Scholars’ Press | November 1, 2012 | 310 pages
This is a provocative new volume that examines men and masculinity across Canadian history and culture and sets it against the broader context of neoliberal globalization. This edited collection adopts a multi-perspective social inquiry and interdisciplinary approach and takes into careful... More Info

Queerly Canadian

Canadian Scholars’ Press | September 1, 2012 | 550 pages
In this remarkable and comprehensive anthology, many of Canada's leading sexuality studies scholars examine the fundamental role that sexuality has played -- and continues to play -- in the building of our nation, and in our national narratives, myths, and anxieties about Canadian identity.... More Info