Books published by Athabasca University Press

Sharing Breath

Athabasca University Press | October 31, 2018 | 408 pages
Treating bodies as more than discursive in social research can feel out of place in academia. As a result, embodiment studies remain on the outside of academic knowledge construction and critical scholarship. However, embodiment scholars suggest that investigations into the profound division... More Info

Living on the Land

Athabasca University Press | July 4, 2016 | 228 pages
From a variety of methodological perspectives, contributors to Living on the Land explore the nature and scope of Indigenous women’s knowledge, its rootedness in relationships, both human and spiritual, and its inseparability from land and landscape. The authors discuss the integral role of women... More Info

My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell

Athabasca University Press | December 19, 2016 | 194 pages
My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell is a simple and outspoken account of the sexual and psychological abuse that Arthur Bear Chief suffered during his time at Old Sun Residential school in Gleichen on the Siksika Nation. In a series of chronological vignettes, Bear Chief depicts the... More Info

From Turtle Island to Gaza

Athabasca University Press | April 25, 2019 | 70 pages
“David Groulx is an important poetic voice. Intellectually and emotionally generous, his poetry both gives and demands presence, and a willingness to acknowledge reality and engage at a deeper level.” —Joanne Arnott, author of A Night for the Lady “Powerful . . . triumphant and... More Info

Without Apology

Athabasca University Press | August 26, 2016 | 366 pages
Until the late 1960s, the authorities on abortion were for the most part men—politicians, clergy, lawyers, physicians, all of whom had an interest in regulating women’s bodies. Even today, when we hear women speak publicly about abortion, the voices are usually those of the leaders of women’s... More Info