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  Cloud-Capped Towers
Arranged alphabetically, Cloud-Capped Towers can be explored for brief histories, interviews with intentional communitarians, and notes on utopianism in Saskatchewan literature.
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  False Expectations: Politics and the Pursuit of the Saskatchewan Myth
The challenge for the public dialogue of Saskatchewan, as the province enters its second century, is to not replay the mistakes of the past. Saskatchewan people must recognize the role that myth has played, and must continue to play, in the life of the province. But, at the same time, they must differentiate it from reality by understanding the power of myth as a force for progress and its potential to create false expectations.
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  Holy War: Cowboys, Indians, and 9/11
Beginning with the Mexican-American War and ending with the invasion of Iraq, Holy War probes presidential speeches, news reports, editorial cartoons, television programs, and films to uncover how the United States reverts back to its creation mythology of "fighting Indians" to justify centuries of American imperialism.
  Human Ecology of the Canadian Prairie Ecozone 11,000 to 300 BP
This Volume presents a comprehensive overview of the human experience in the Canadian Prairie Ecozone over the past 11,000 years.
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  I Thought Pocahontas Was A Movie
This collection of essays arising out of the unique Prairie context interrogates how professionals practicing in law, education, health and other helping professions engage with issues of race and culture.
  Inside the Ark: The Hutterites in Canada and the United States(New Edition)
As the authors note in this new edition, "it is easy to find fault with any social organization, less easy to analyze it from a dispassionate standpoint." In this award-winning book, they offer a thoughtful and thorough analysis of Hutterite society and seek to understand a complex and often misunderstood community.
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  Lipset's Agrarian Socialism A Re-examination
Reflecting on the seminal work of Seymour Martin Lipset -- Agrarian Socialism: the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation in Saskatchewan, A Study in Political Sociology -- academics and political practitioners revisit questions and consider whether the reputation of the best-known social science text on Saskatchewan still holds. As the political practitioners make clear, the geographic and constitutional boundaries may remain as they were, but the economic and cultural boundaries that once defined provinces have manifestly altered if not disappeared as a result of technological change and global perspective.
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  Out Spoken: Perspectives on the Creation and Reception of Queer Identities
How is identity formed? If you were born in Canada, that makes you Canadian; if you were raised Jewish, that makes you a Jew, right? But what about a teenage boy from small town Saskatchewan who has a secret crush on the guy who sits next to him in homeroom? What does that make him? And how would his identity change if he grew up to become an out-of-the-closet gay man?
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  Passion for Action in Child and Family Services: Voices from the Prairies
Grounded in practice and arising out of the unique Prairie context, this is a fresh perspective on issues in child and family services in Canada.
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  Reading From Behind
Since we all have one and use it every day, why is it that people squirm when the anus is mentioned? In Reading from Behind Jonathan Allan explores this question and more in a playful, yet scholarly exploration of everything from porn to poetry.
  Redefining Productivity: for social development and well-being
Drawing upon a variety of disciplines, the authors in this book seek to redefine productivity in terms of social development and well-being, raising questions about what is produced, by whom and to what end, and offering recommendations for effective social policy change.
  Regina's Secret Spaces: Love and Lore of Local Geography
Regina’s Secret Spaces: Love and Lore of Local Geography is an anthology of essays and poems by eighty writers, artists, architects, musicians, patrons of the arts, and cultural theorists who were inspired by and answered the call of editors Lorne Beug, Anne Campbell and Jeannie Mah to share their favourite “Regina secret.”
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  Saskatchewan Politics: Crowding the Centre
In his first volume on Saskatchewan Politics (2001), Howard Leeson observed that vast changes were underway in the Saskatchewan polity. He predicted that the familiar politics of the past would look jarringly antiquated in the future. In Saskatchewan Politics: Crowding the Centre he and his authors come to the conclusion that much of this process of change is largely complete.
  Saskatchewan Politics: Into the Twenty-First Century
The seventeen essays contained in this volume cover a wide range of topics and political points of view.
  Sons and Mothers
In Sons and Mothers, Mennonite men write about their mothers, and speak of the often close, but sometimes troubled, relationships that exist between mothers and sons.
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  The Prairie Agrarian Movement Revisited
Eighteen essays honouring the 100th anniversary (in 2001) of the formation of the Territorial Grain Growers Association explore important aspects of the historical legacy of the agrarian movement and contemplate their relevance to the current setting for the rural prairies.
  Torn From Our Midst
More than 300 women and men gathered in August 2008 at a conference entitled Missing Women: Decolonization, Third Wave Feminisms, and Indigenous People of Canada and Mexico. Here, personal stories and theoretical tools were brought together, as academics, activists, family members of missing and murdered women, police, media, policy-makers, justice workers, and members of faith communities offered their perspectives on the issue of racialized, sexualized violence
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  Voices From Next Year Country: An Oral History of Rural Saskatchewan
Voices from Next Year Country, the by-product of an ambitious multidisciplinary research project that addresses social cohesion in the context of human adaptation to environmental, social and economic change in rural southern Saskatchewan during the post-World War II period, is based on interviews conducted with long-term residents of six rural communities — Balcarres, Carlyle, Craik, Eastend, Naicam and Willow Bunch.
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