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(Ab)using power : the Canadian experience

Author: Dorothy E Chunn; Robert J Menzies; Susan C Boyd
Publisher: Halifax, N.S. : Fernwood, ©2001.
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(Ab)using power.
Halifax, N.S. : Fernwood, ©2001
(OCoLC)1017654532
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy E Chunn; Robert J Menzies; Susan C Boyd
ISBN: 1552660478 9781552660478
OCLC Number: 45629926
Description: 287 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Active citizenship is the best defence against abuse of power / Judy Rebick --
From the welfare state to the no-second-chances state / Ted Schrecker --
Closing the nation's ranks: racism, sexism and the abuse of power in Canadian immigration policy / Sunera Thobani --
The Somalia affair: a personal account of speaking truth to power / John Dixon --
"So you don't like our cover story. Well, we have others": the development of Canada's signals intelligence capacity through administrative sleight of hand, 1941-2000 / Stuart Farson --
The divine regime in Saskatchewan, 1982-1991: the Tory Caucus fraud scandal and other abuses of power / J.F. Conway --
Abusing corporate power: the death of a concept / Laureen Snider --
Westray and after: power, truth and news reporting of the westray mine disaster / John McMullan. Consumers to the rescue? campaigning against corporate abuse of labour / Judy Fudge --
Psychological illusions: professionalism and the abuse of power / Tana Dineen --
Drugged, exploited, labelled and blamed: how psychiatry oppresses women / P. Susan Penfold --
The "fuck-your-buddy system" and its adversaries / Edgar Z. Friedenberg --
Racism in justice: the report of the commission of systemic racism in the Ontario criminal justice system / Toni Williams --
Unredressed wrong: the extradition of Leonard Peltier from Canada / Dianne L. Martin --
Women's imprisonment and the state: the praxis of power / Gayle K. Horii.
Other Titles: Using power
Responsibility: edited by Susan C. Boyd, Dorothy E. Chunn, and Robert Menzies.
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