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    Sexual Violence at Canadian Universities: Activism, Institutional Responses, and Strategies for Change

    Published before the antiviolence movement’s watershed moment of #MeToo, this collection provides a powerful analysis of so-called “game-changing” moments.

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    Science After Harper

    Funding for basic research is declining, leaving scientists unable to work effectively. While researchers are spending more time applying for scarce and competitive grants, scientific labour is placed on hold.

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    Higher Education’s Silent Killer

    Audit culture makes academics more compliant and steers them away from social engagement. University faculty have a duty to resist, and doing so will require breaking some of their own habits.