Archive for the ‘ Books ’ Category

Lydia Cacho Goes Undercover in the Global Sex Trade

17th September 2010 | 0 Comments

Critical Transnational Feminist Praxis

31st July 2010 | 0 Comments Summary Investigates the theory and practice of transnational feminist approaches to scholarship and activism. Provocative, timely, and global, this volume offers a critical and grounded engagement with transnational feminism throughthe lens of praxis—the juncture of theory and practice. In so doing, it grapples with questions of power and representation while remaining deeply committed to […]

Uses of a Whirlwind: Movement, Movements and Contemporary Radical Currents in the United States

31st May 2010 | 0 Comments

A new AK Press book titled “Uses of a Whirlwind” looks at current radical movements in the US. Whirlwinds includes contributions from Malav Kanuga (Bluestockings Books & Activism Center), Direct Action to Stop the War, Roadblock Earth First!, Starbucks Workers Union, Marina Karides (United States Social Forum), Student/Farmworker Alliance, City Life/Vida Urbana, Picture the Homeless, […]

Isabel Allende on Her New Novel “Island Beneath the Sea,” From the Slave Uprising in Haiti to 19th Century New Orleans

6th May 2010 | 0 Comments

They Used to Call Us Witches: Chilean Exiles, Culture, and Feminism

20th January 2010 | 0 Comments

*They Used to Call Us Witches: Chilean Exiles, Culture, and Feminism* By Julie Shayne *ABOUT THE BOOK* They Used to Call Us Witches is an informative, highly readable account of the role played by Chilean women exiles during the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet from 1973-1990. Through the use of extensive interviews, sociologist Julie Shayne […]

“Secrecy and Silence in the Research Process: Feminist Reflections”

16th January 2010 | 0 Comments

Here is another book that just made it onto my wish list! Kate S. brought it to my attention. I wonder if the Toronto Women’s Bookstore can order it for me. At the moment I am polishing my methodology chapter so I can surely use this book to broaden my thinking of the power laden […]

Multi-Sited Ethnography: Theory, Praxis and Locality in Contemporary Research

2nd December 2009 | 0 Comments

Irma just shared this new book reference…. Book review:

“The Tao of Liberation: Exploring the Ecology of Transformation”

24th November 2009 | 0 Comments

Book Launch Event with Mark Hathaway The Tao of Liberation: Exploring the Ecology of Transformation Written by Mark Hathaway and Leonardo Boff with forward by Fritjof Capra Tuesday, November 24 at 7:30 PM 7th Floor Lounge, OISE, 252 Bloor St. W., Toronto (St. George Subway) Today, humanity stands at an historic crossroads. Deepening poverty and […]

Fight Back: Workplace Justice for Immigrants

23rd November 2009 | 0 Comments

NEW BOOK BY CSEW RESEARCHERS – IMMIGRANT WORKERS FIGHT BACK Fight Back: Workplace Justice for Immigrants by Aziz Choudry and Jill Hanley et al. (Fernwood Publishing, 2009; $17.02) source: Fight Back, written by five politically engaged academics who work with Montreal’s Immigrant Workers’ Centre, helps to counter the exploitation of migrant workers by documenting […]