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Reclaiming the Commons

Reclaiming the Commons

An engaging memoir of personal and political discovery, Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good combines moving reflections on our common heritage with a contemporary call to action, individually and collectively, locally and globally.

Enter Mourning

Enter Mourning

Praised as “a thoroughly memorable memoir,” and recipient of much reader feedback thanking her for breaking the silence and so honestly sharing the personal experience of learning how to stay close beside a parent succumbing to dementia and dying.

No Time

No Time

No TimeStress and the Crisis of Modern LifeThe last of a series exploring the hidden human costs of globalization. Not just in job loss and deepening inequalities but in disconnection. And here, not just disconnection from sustained meaningful work, but more...

Canada in the Global Village

Canada in the Global Village

Technology has largely been seen as a subject for engineers, and ignored in other disciplines. Certainly it’s not examined critically as a social construction embodying important values choices, and as an historical and social agent in its own right, fundamentally influencing public and private affairs.

This book is important because it fills that gap.

Whose Brave New World?

Whose Brave New World?

In this passionate and down-to-earth book, Heather Menzies—one of Canada’s leading writers on technology and society—steers us through the jargon of the Information Highway, globalization and the Internet to grasp the moral and political issues at stake in the Brave New World of the new economy.

Women and the Chip

Women and the Chip

Women and the Chip: Case Studies of the Effects of Informatics on Employment in Canada Heather Menzies Most technologically advanced countries have become increasingly concerned about what the micro-electronics revolution will do to people now in employment and to the...

Computers on the Job

Computers on the Job

Computers on the Job: Surviving Canada's Microcomputer Revolution Heather Menzies In offices, factories and stores across Canada - as the microcomputer is being put to work - more and more people are feeling the effects of the fastest technological revolution in...