Tag: University of Toronto Press

Unpacking the Everyday

Authors of Power and Everyday Practices discuss their new book that provides students with the tools to think sociologically through the lens of everyday life and encourage students to explore everyday practices that are familiar and that might, at first glance, seem benign.

Canada at the Polls 2019: A New Mandate?

Authors of the forthcoming Absent Mandate discuss the upcoming Canadian federal election: what we can expect to see? Has anything really changed since elections back in 1965? And are Canadian electoral politics now following a new, or even unfamiliar, path?

What Students Deserve in a Textbook

What Students Deserve in a Textbook

Author Laura Tubelle de González discusses her new textbook Through the Lens of Cultural Anthropology, and her hopes for its use in the classroom. González discusses what inspired her, why she includes her own personal experiences, and how her strategic use of language and graphics will allow students to easily place themselves within the book.

Understanding What Works: New Book Explores Health Innovations from Around the World

In this post, the editors of Private Sector Entrepreneurship in Global Health discuss the Toronto Health Organization Performance Evaluation (T-HOPE), a group they co-founded back in 2007. They reflect on the outcomes of that group, and discuss why ongoing commitment to improvements in human health is as important now as it was 50 years ago.

The Secret History of Pride

In the conclusion to our blog series for Pride month, author Laurie Marhoefer shares what Pride means to her, explores the history of gay rights activism, and notes how Pride has changed over the past century.

Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

Friday, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day and we’re celebrating by offering an exclusive excerpt from John Borrows’s latest book, Law’s Indigenous Ethics.

The End of Pride?

In the first of a series of weekly posts to celebrate Pride Month, Growing Into Resilience author André P. Grace discusses his views on Pride, and what has changed since his book’s 2015 publication.

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