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  • Man Proposes, God Disposes

    Man Proposes, God Disposes

    In 1910, young Pierre Maturié bid farewell to his comfortable bourgeois existence in rural France and travelled to northern Alberta in search of independence, adventure, and newfound prosperity. So...

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  • Our Union

    Our Union

    The post-war period witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of working-class families. Wages rose, working hours were reduced, pension plans and state social security measures offered greater prote...

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  • Strategic Nonviolent Power

    Strategic Nonviolent Power

    History indicates that there are powerful routes to liberation from oppression that do not involve violence. Mohandas Gandhi called for a science of nonviolent action, one based on satyagraha, or t...

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  • Vivre à nu

    Vivre à nu

    "Nombre de Canadiens savent que les organismes du gouvernement s’adonnent à de la surveillance de masse en utilisant les données téléphoniques et électroniques. Néanmoins, peu d’entre eux sont réel...

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  • Controlling Knowledge

    Controlling Knowledge

    Digital communications technology has immeasurably enhanced our capacity to store, retrieve, and exchange information. But who controls our access to information, and who decides what others have a...

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  • Transparent Lives

    Transparent Lives

    "Although most Canadians are familiar with surveillance cameras and airport security, relatively few are aware of the extent to which the potential for surveillance is now embedded in virtually eve...

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  • The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner

    The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner

    From the moment it was first proposed, the role of the nurse practitioner has been steeped in controversy. In the fields of both nursing and medicine, the idea that a nurse practitioner can, to som...

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  • Alberta's Day Care Controversy

    Alberta's Day Care Controversy

    Day care in Alberta has had a remarkably durable history as a controversial issue. Since the late 1950s, disputes over day care programs, policies, and funding have been a recurring feature of poli...

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  • Online Distance Education

    Online Distance Education

    Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda provides a systematic overview of the major issues, trends, and areas of priority in online distance education research. In each chapter an inte...

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  • Mind, Body, World

    Mind, Body, World

    Cognitive science arose in the 1950s when it became apparent that a number of disciplines, including psychology, computer science, linguistics, and philosophy, were fragmenting. Perhaps owing to th...

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  • Voices of the Land

    Voices of the Land

    The sound of the wind across a Prairie field, the smell of grass on the first day of spring, the vocalization of birds in the early morning woods, the silence of the lake at night interrupted by ca...

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  • Hard Time

    Hard Time

    Prisons have always existed in a climate of crisis. The penitentiary emerged in the early decades of the nineteenth century as an enlightened alternative to brute punishment, one that would focus o...

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  • Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

    Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada

    Workplace injuries are common, avoidable, and unacceptable. The Political Economy of Workplace Injury in Canada reveals how employers and governments engage in ineffective injury prevention efforts...

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  • A Very Capable Life

    A Very Capable Life

    Written in his mother’s unique voice, John Leigh Walters pushes the boundaries of memoir in A Very Capable Life, the extraordinary journey of a seemingly ordinary woman.Zarah Petri was a child when...

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  • Film and the City

    Film and the City

    Most Canadians are city dwellers, a fact often unacknowledged by twentieth-century Canadian films, with their preference for themes of wilderness survival or rural life. Modernist Canadian films te...

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  • Connecting Canadians

    Connecting Canadians

    Connecting Canadians represents the work of the Community Research Alliance for Community Innovation and Networking (CRACIN), the largest national and international research effort to examine the b...

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  • Flexible Pedagogy, Flexible Practice

    Flexible Pedagogy, Flexible Practice

    Flexibility has become a watchword in modern education, but its implementation is by no means a straightforward matter. Flexible Pedagogy, Flexible Practice sheds light on the often taken-for-grant...

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  • Restorying Indigenous Leadership

    Restorying Indigenous Leadership

    Restorying Indigenous Leadership: Wise Practices in Community Development is a foundational resource of the most recent scholarship on Indigenous leadership. The authors in this anthology share the...

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  • Toward. Some. Air.

    Toward. Some. Air.

    Toward. Some. Air. is a landmark collection of profiles of contemporary poets, statements, essays, and conversations about contemporary poetry and poetic practice, and a few exemplary poems selecte...

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  • Languages of Our Land/Langues de notre terre

    Languages of Our Land/Langues de notre terre

    Languages of Our Land/Langues de notre terre is a collection of poems and stories by twelve emerging and established Indigenous writers living in Quebec and writing in French. These writers all par...

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  • Thing Feigned or Imagined

    Thing Feigned or Imagined

    Nationally and internationally acclaimed author Fred Stenson draws on a career of writing and mentoring to offer an engaging take on the craft in fiction. Thing Feigned or Imagined includes short f...

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  • Stop Making Art and Die

    Stop Making Art and Die

    Far beyond a mere colouring book, Stop Making Art and Die: Survival Activities for Artists is the first adult activity book that makes it impossible not to succeed and flourish as an artist. Writte...

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  • Shrunk

    Shrunk

    SHRUNK: Crime and Disorders of the Mind is a collection of powerful chapters by eminent Canadian and international forensic psychologists and psychiatrists who write about mental health issues they...

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  • Tough Crimes

    Tough Crimes

    We’ve all heard the media’s take on notorious criminals, but when have we had a chance to hear directly from the lawyers who defended or prosecuted them? We’ve all lamented the fate of a person who...

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  • Elite Menus

    Elite Menus

    Bernice Evans was a notorious Calgary, Alberta restaurant critic and culinary artist who left behind a legacy of opulent gourmet entertaining. In Elite Menus, Lorene Shyba and Barbara Bergen have...

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  • 5000 Dead Ducks

    5000 Dead Ducks

    Set in the near future, this savage satire is about how a group of unscrupulous lawyers seize the Alberia Government and scheme a disastrous takeover of the Oilsands. To bankroll their enterprise, ...

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  • Rock, Paper, Fire

    Rock, Paper, Fire

    Nationally and internationally acclaimed author Fred Stenson draws on a career of writing and mentoring to offer an engaging take on the craft in fiction. Thing Feigned or Imagined includes short f...

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