Books published by Fernwood Pub Co Ltd

Maternity Rolls

Fernwood Pub Co Ltd | September 1, 2010 | 144 pages
Combining ethnology and memoir, this fascinating book describes the issues surrounding childbirth and motherhood for disabled women. The author, a paraplegic, tells about her own hunt for medical advice before getting pregnant--and then about the normal births of her two children--before widening... More Info

Deadly Fever

Fernwood Pub Co Ltd | September 1, 2010 | 132 pages
Focusing on a 2001 Canadian news story that turned into a frantic rumor mill, this study analyses how media reporting on health issues often alarms the public, particularly when the race or immigration status of the sufferers is part of the coverage. In this case, a woman from the Congo was... More Info

Aski Awasis/Children of the Earth

Fernwood Pub Co Ltd | September 1, 2010 | 112 pages
A celebration of the work of Yellowhead Tribal Services Agency (YTSA) in Alberta, this collection of essays describes the agency's bold new model that integrates First Peoples' adoption practices with provincial adoption laws and regulations. Now expecting closure to the long debate in Canada over... More Info