New From Our Distributed Presses! Take Back The Fight, A Spy for an Unknown Country and More!

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Take Back The Fight

Organizing Feminism for the Digital Age

Nora Loreto

In Take Back The Fight, Nora Loreto examines the state of modern feminism in Canada and argues that feminists must organize to take back feminism from politicians, business leaders and journalists who distort and obscure its power.

 

Identifying as Arab in Canada

A Century of Immigration History

Houda Asal

While “Arabs” now attract considerable attention – from media, the state, and sociological studies – their history in Canada remains little known. Identifying as Arab in Canada begins to rectify this invisibilization by exploring the migration from Machrek (the Middle East) to Canada from the late 19th century through the 1970s.

A Spy for an Unknown Country

Essays and Lectures by Merab Mamardashvili

Merab Mamardashvili. Translated and edited by Alisa Slaughter and Julia Sushytska

Soviet-era philosopher Merab Mamardashvili developed an original and subtle philosophical system distinct from both his orthodox and dissident colleagues. This volume provides English-speaking audiences with a range of his lectures and writings on ancient philosophy, civil society, the European project, and literature.

 

Child Poverty and Social Protection in Central and Western Africa

Edited by Gustave Nébié, Chinyere Emeka-Anuna, Felix Fofana N’Zue and Enrique Delamonica

In the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Livingstone declaration, and the UN Social Protection Floor, this book deals jointly with multidimensional child poverty and social protection in Central and Western Africa. It focuses both on extent and types of social protection coverage and assesses various child poverty trends in the region. More importantly, it looks at social protection to prevent and address the consequences of child poverty.

 

Galen on Apodictics

Dmitry A. Balalykin

This book is dedicated to one of the topical issues of the history and philosophy of medicine—the analysis of the research method of Galen of Pergamon, an outstanding physician of Antiquity (2nd century AD). Galen’s works, on the one hand, were the outcome of the Hippocratic tradition and its development in medicine for more than 500 years and, on the other hand, have determined the further development of medical theory and practice up to the Scientific Revolution in the 17th–19th centuries.

Ukraine in Histories and Stories

Essays by Ukrainian Intellectuals

Edited by Volodymyr Yermolenko. Foreword by Peter Pomerantsev and Andriy Kulakov

This fascinating collection of texts by contemporary Ukrainian writers, historians, philosophers, political analysts, and opinion leaders combines reflections on Ukraine’s history—or histories—and analyses of the present as well as conceptual ideas and life stories. The authors present a multi-faceted image of Ukrainian memory and reality: from the Holodomor to Maidan, from Russian aggression to cultural diversity, from the depth of the past to the complexity of the present.

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