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Manufacturing Guilt (2nd edition)

by Barrie Anderson & Dawn Anderson Fernwood Publishing (January 11, 2021)

Manufacturing Guilt, 2nd edition, updates the cases presented in the first edition and includes two new chapters: one concerning the case of James Driskell and another regarding Dr. Charles Smith, whose role...


by Susan C. Boyd Fernwood Publishing (January 10, 2021)

Long-listed for the George Ryga Award.

Canada?s drug laws are constantly changing. But what does Canada?s history of drug prohibition say about its future?

Busted is an illustrated history of Canadian drug prohibition...

Criminalizing Women

by Gillian Balfour & Elizabeth Comack Fernwood Publishing (January 10, 2021)

Criminalizing women has become all too frequent in these neo-liberal times. Meanwhile, poverty, racism, and misogyny continue to frame criminalized women?s lives. Criminalizing Women introduces readers to the...

Coming Back to Jail

by Elizabeth Comack Fernwood Publishing (January 10, 2021)

Published some two decades ago, Elizabeth Comack?s Women in Trouble explored the connections between the women?s abuse histories and their law violations as well as their experience of imprisonment in an aged...

Being Heard

by Kelly Gorkoff & Jane Runner Fernwood Publishing (January 10, 2021)

Being Heard examines, from their own perspectives and experiences, the lives of young women sexually exploited through prostitution. Putting their voices in the centre of its analysis, the book tries to help...

When Justice Is a Game

by MaDonna Maidment Fernwood Publishing (January 10, 2021)

All too often the police do not get the right person. Wrongful convictions are framed as mistakes or failures of the justice system. However, many of the wrongfully convicted are from among the poor and visible...

An Ideal Prison?

by Kelly Hannah-Moffat & Margaret Shaw Fernwood Publishing (January 10, 2021)

Ten years after the publication of Creating Choices, a remarkable report on women’s imprisonment in Canada, this book sets out to reflect on attempts to reform prison. In a series of critical essays, the contributors...

STILL Blaming Children

by Bernard Schissel Fernwood Publishing (January 10, 2021)

The media-enhanced moral panic surrounding youth has continued unabated over the past two decades. Its form and substance varies, but the politics of blaming and exploiting children underlies it all. Despite...

Poverty, Regulation & Social Justice

by Diane Crocker & Val Marie Johnson Fernwood Publishing (January 10, 2021)

Emerging from a public colloquium on the criminalization of poverty, this volume critically interrogates how state and private practices have increasingly come to over-regulate people with severely limited economic...