Books published by University of Toronto Press


End of the CBC

University of Toronto Press | March 14, 2020 | 240 pages
After almost 90 years, the CBC, Canada's public broadcaster, has reached a crossroads. This book examines the political, economic, social, media, and cultural forces that have pushed the CBC to the point where it must be reimagined and re-invented.  More Info

The United Nations Genocide Convention

University of Toronto Press | January 15, 2020 | 192 pages
THE UNCG is a complicated piece of international law. This book, authored by two experts on the topic of genocide, enables readers to more accurately analyze these horrific events.  More Info

A Reconciliation without Recollection?

University of Toronto Press | January 19, 2020 | 408 pages
Providing a clear, critical analysis of the history of Aboriginal law, A Reconciliation without Recollection? exposes the limitations of the current constitutional framework of reconciliation by following the lines of descent underlying the relationship between Crown and Aboriginal sovereignty.  More Info

Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Canada

University of Toronto Press | March 8, 2020 | 352 pages
Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Canada analyses the nature and scope of the terrorist threat, the challenge of Canadian foreign fighters and far-right extremism, key counterterrorism policies and practices, and their consequences for Canadian society.  More Info

Corporate Social Responsibility and Canada’s Role in Africa’s Extractive Sectors

University of Toronto Press | February 16, 2020 | 320 pages
With reference to global governance initiatives aimed at promoting ethical business practices, this volume offers a timely examination of Canada-Africa relations and natural resource governance.  More Info

Myth of the Age of Entitlement

University of Toronto Press | July 28, 2017 | 208 pages
Professor:  Tonya Davidson
Course Codes:  SOCI 1002B
Semester:  Winter-20
In The Myth of the Age of Entitlement, Cairns peels back the layers of the entitlement myth, exposing its faults and arguing that the majority of millennials are actually disentitled, facing bleak economic prospects and potential ecological disaster.  More Info

Question of Access: Disability, Space, Meaning

University of Toronto Press | March 28, 2020 | 177 pages
Professor:  Roy Hanes
Course Codes:  SOWK 4300
Semester:  Winter-20
1 Introduction: Accessas an Act of Perception. 2 'Who?': DisabilityIdentity and the Question of Belonging. 3 'What?': RepresentingDisability. 4 'Where?': To Pee or Not to Pee. 5 'When? Not Yet': TheAbsent Presence of Disability in Contemporary University Life. 6 Towards a Politics of Wonder... More Info

Private Profits versus Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State

University of Toronto Press | March 28, 2020 | 384 pages
Professor:  Marc-Andre Gagnon
Course Codes:  PADM 5472
Semester:  Winter-20
In his new work, Private Profits versus Public Policy, Joel Lexchin addresses this question as he examines how public policy with respect to the pharmaceutical industry has evolved in Canada over the past half century.  More Info

Lissa: A Story About Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution

University of Toronto Press | November 15, 2017 | 304 pages
Course Codes:  ANTH 3550
Semester:  Winter-20
As Anna and Layla reckon with illness, risk, and loss in different ways, they learn the power of friendship and the importance of hope.  More Info

Classroom Action

University of Toronto Press | March 28, 2020 | 224 pages
Professor:  Dan Irving
Course Codes:  HUMR 3202
Cover -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Classroom Action - Human Rights, Critical Activism, and Community-Based Education -- 1 Access Interventions: Experiments in Critical Community Engagement -- 2 The Guelph Speaks! Anthology: Storytelling as Praxis in... More Info

Vicarious Kinks

University of Toronto Press | March 28, 2020 | 364 pages
Professor:  Megan Gaucher
Course Codes:  LAWS 5002
In Vicarious Kinks, Ummni Khan looks at the mass of claims that film, feminism, the human sciences, and law make about sadomasochism and its practitioners, and the way those claims become the basis for the legal regulation of sadomasochist pornography and practice.  More Info

The 'Wetiko' Legal Principles

University of Toronto Press | February 9, 2018 | 144 pages
In The Wetiko Legal Principles, Hadley Friedland explores how the concept of a wetiko can be used to address the unspeakable happenings that endanger the lives of many Indigenous children.  More Info

Displacing Blackness

University of Toronto Press | May 2, 2018 | 400 pages
While focused on twentieth-century Halifax, Displacing Blackness develops broad insights about the possibilities and limitations of modern planning. Drawing connections between the history of planning and emerging scholarship in Black Studies, Ted Rutland positions anti-blackness at the heart of... More Info

Military Masculinity and Postwar Recovery in the Soviet Union

University of Toronto Press | May 2, 2019 | 272 pages
Rearming Masculinity explores military masculinity in the Soviet Union after the catastrophe of the Second World War. Soldiering had to be reimagined and resold to the public, which involved writing women out and re-establishing military identity as the premier form of masculinity in Soviet... More Info

Work Your Career

University of Toronto Press | May 23, 2018 | 240 pages
Enrolments in Canadian PhD programs are on the rise, but without a matched increase in available tenure-track positions. Despite the reality that many grad students will end up working outside of the academy, traditional guidance treats this path as a back-up only to be considered when the academic... More Info

Law's Indigenous Ethics

University of Toronto Press | April 9, 2019 | 392 pages
Law's Indigenous Ethics seeks to strengthen the relationship between Indigenous rights and legal traditions by exploring a set of crucial topics through the lens of the seven Anishinaabe grandmother and grandfather teachings: love, truth, bravery, humility, wisdom, honesty, and respect.  More Info

Shingwauk's Vision

University of Toronto Press | March 28, 1996 | 582 pages
This book is an absolute first in its comprehensive treatment of this subject. J.R. Miller has written a new chapter in the history of relations between indigenous and immigrant peoples in Canada.  More Info

Activism and Social Change

University of Toronto Press | March 28, 2020 | 184 pages
Drawing on over thirty years of experience in community development practice, Eric Shragge offers a unique historical perspective on activism, linking various forms of local organizing to the broader goal of fundamental social change. This new edition places contemporary community organizing in a... More Info

Prairie Rising

University of Toronto Press | March 28, 2020 | 326 pages
Prairie Rising provides a series of critical reflections about the changing face of settler colonialism in Canada through an ethnographic investigation of Indigenous-state relations in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan's largest city.  More Info

Digital Currents

University of Toronto Press | March 28, 2020 | 321 pages
Rena Bivens takes the reader inside TV newsrooms to explore how news organisations are responding to the paradigmatic shifts in media and communication practices.  More Info

Bonnie Sherr Klein's 'Not a Love Story'

University of Toronto Press | March 28, 2020 | 128 pages
"Briefly forays into the role of women filmmakers at the NFB in order to understand the political and aesthetic philosophies of Klein, and the production process for Not a Love Story."--Page 14.  More Info

Institutions of Human Rights

University of Toronto Press | January 1, 2019 | 293 pages
Written from a global perspective, The Institutions of Human Rights examines international human rights institutions and procedures, as well as weighty issues such as the protection of refugee and labor laws.  More Info

Words Have a Past

University of Toronto Press | May 3, 2019 | 328 pages
Words Have a Past traces settler colonial narratives represented in newspapers produced in late nineteenth-century Indian boarding schools.  More Info

Immigration and the Politics of Welfare Exclusion

University of Toronto Press | March 26, 2019 | 320 pages
Why do some governments try to limit immigrants' access to social benefits and entitlements? This book reveals that such efforts have little to do with economic pressures but rather result from a political climate that rewards a punitive approach to immigration and multiculturalism.  More Info

Public Influence

University of Toronto Press | January 2, 2019 | 232 pages
In Public Influence, political scientist Mira Sucharov walks readers through the ins and outs of op-ed writing and social media engagement.  More Info

Social Justice and Israel/Palestine

University of Toronto Press | June 24, 2019 | 296 pages
This book critically assesses a series of complex and topical debates helping readers make sense of some of the most foundational and contemporary ideas around the politics of the Israeli-Palestinian relationship.  More Info