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Paperjacks 1988 0770109888 / 9780770109882 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice condition, only light wear overall, some creasing to spine, no markings. 250 pages. B/w photos. Drugs, Killings, Thefts, Rapes, Slavery, & Other Outrageous Crimes. A documented expose of the frightening, secret crimes committed by members of the diplomatic corps - wih diplomatic immunity, and what can be done about it. (250noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 7.95 USD
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MARX'S ECONOMICS Origin and Development, Balinky, Alexander
2 Balinky, Alexander MARX'S ECONOMICS Origin and Development
D. C. Heath 1970 Softcover Good+ 
Cover has moderate edge & corner wear, a little scuffing and very small peeled area on front, tiny tears spine ends. Pages are tight and clean, however approx. 8 pages have highlighting on them. Contents: The Essence of Marxism; The Hegelian Base of Marxism; Marx's Theory of History: Its Principal Tenets; Marx's Theory of History: An Overview; The Marxian Law of Value; The Subsistence Wage; Surplus Value; Marx's Theory of Value and Price etc. (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 8.55 USD
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THE POORING OF AMERICA Competition and the Myth of Free Trade, Batra, Dr. Ravi
3 Batra, Dr. Ravi THE POORING OF AMERICA Competition and the Myth of Free Trade
Collier Books 1994 0020165552 / 9780020165552 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Excellent condition, light corner wear, a little corner curling, and light scuffing of cover. Clean & tight, no markings. From a Reviewer: "...Batra explains clearly why free trade has not been as beneficial as advertised. Though tariff cuts are generally seen as a tonic for the economy, Batra reviews statistics which show that real wages have fallen during the same era in which tariffs have been cut. In fact, Dr. Batra makes it clear that free trade can make the real GDP rise -- while simultaneously leading to the impverishment of the working class. Like a good economist, Dr. Batra realizes that tariffs are not a cure all. He intelligently points out that domestic competition behind tariff walls has historically been more important than international competition in spurring innmovation and productivity increases. In this light, he combines recommendations for tariffs with recommendations for an aggressive anti-trust and anti-merger policy. Even more interesting is Batra's focus on trade's negative environmental effects...." (400) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.00 USD
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SMUGGLER'S BLUES  The Saga of a Marijuana Importer, Brown, Jay Carter
4 Brown, Jay Carter SMUGGLER'S BLUES The Saga of a Marijuana Importer
Ecw Press 2007 1550227831 / 9781550227833 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition, clean and unmarked. Cover has a light scuffing & very light wear to corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; Mobsters, murder, betrayal, and revenge are the raw components of this candid look into the day–to–day life of a modern–day marijuana smuggler. Told from the viewpoint of an impressionable young entrepreneur named Jay Carter Brown, the book quickly draws the reader into the gritty underbelly of the international drug trade. The story begins with minor–league smuggling scams between Canada and the Caribbean that soon escalate to multi–ton shipments of grass and hash from the Caribbean and the Middle East. All goes well for a time, but as the stakes grow higher, the inevitable setbacks occur. When Jay teams up with a crusty old bank robber named Irving, he also inherits a host of other felons who come out of jail to visit his new partner, ex–cons such as: Randy the hit man who liked to practise his fast draw in front of a mirror; Simon, the drug–running pilot; and Chico Perry, who smoked reefer in his pipe while robbing banks and shooting it out with the cops. Drug–runners, police, jealous friends, and rival gangs all contribute to this extraordinary story told by a young man who became involved at the highest levels of the drug trade, and lived to tell about it. Smuggler’s Blues is a rare opportunity to experience life in another world — a world where survival relies on brains, brawn, and a generous measure of good luck. [447-noto] 
Price: 12.95 USD
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Routledge & Kegan Paul 1973 0710074905 / 9780710074904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Routledge, London edition 1973. HC/DJ - very good. Hardcover very good other than a small stain/light soiling (coffee? ) to one outer edge of pages and name written and light glue residue on 1st blank endpage, pages otherwise clean. Jacket has some scuffing, tanning, light edgewear and one tiny chip on spine. "In this important and enlightening study, Maureen Cain gives an account of how the police operate in this country (U. K. )....will be of great value to sociologists, criminologists and policemen alike...." [537]; International Library of Sociology; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages 
Price: 11.95 USD
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New Haven Yale University Press 1965 Twenty-Fourth Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Clean, tight copy. Light edgewear & a little scuffing to cover. Internal pages clean & tight. Sticker on spine but no other indication of this being a library book. Price sticker residue on front. Review: "Benjamin Nathan Cardozo has often been held up as one of the leading Supreme Court Justices in history, despite serving a mere six years on the high court (1932-38). Prior to this tenure, he served on the New York Court of Appeals, one of the principal courts of the nation, particularly during his time, from 1913-1932. Cardozo's opinions on interstate commerce, conflict of laws between federal and state, and congressional powr are still required reading not only for law school students, but also for those engaged in understanding the general manner in which Constitutional law is developed and regarded...." (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) [os]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 5.80 USD
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Ocean Press 2003 187617577X / 9781876175771 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Excellent condition - slight corner wear, a little scuffing. Internal pages clean & unmarked. 76 pages plus booklists. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "Who won the Cold War? CNN's astonishingly frank interview with Fidel Castro in which he makes some remarkable revelations. Far from being a proxy for Moscow, Castro tells CNN that Cuba's support for liberation movements in Latin America and Africa was a "constant source of disagreement. " "If a Soviet Cuban master plan had really existed we would have won the Cold War!" he says. The Cuban leader's reflections on talk about preemptive nuclear strikes during the 1962 Missile Crisis are frighteningly familiar today. "To endure the global struggle between the superpowers is bad. To live under the total hegemony of one of them is worse. "-Fidel Castro". (*lower shipping available) [125-osl] 
Price: 6.55 USD
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DEFENCE, 1978 IN REVIEW, Department Of National Defence
8 Department Of National Defence DEFENCE, 1978 IN REVIEW
Ottawa, ON Department of National Defence 1979 0660501341 / 9780660501345 First Edition Softcover Good 
Internal pages are clean & tight other than name written on endpage and a light stain to upper inside corner which affects edge of first section of pages. There are several small corner creases and a couple small edge tears. Cover has moderately heavy edgewear, several creases & corner curling. Text is in English and French. Contents: Canada and the World in 1978; Defence Policy; Organization for Defence; National Defence Operations; Maritime Command and others. [573]; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 20.50 USD
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CHANGE OF PLANS Towards a Non-Sexist Sustainable City, Eichler, Margrit (editor)
9 Eichler, Margrit (editor) CHANGE OF PLANS Towards a Non-Sexist Sustainable City
Toronto Garamond Press 1995 0920059333 / 9780920059333 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Ex-library book but still in excellent condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Overall wear very light, slight soiling outer edge of pages. Interior clean and tight. 185 pages. " .....suggests new avenues for thought in city planning, and contributes to the growing literature on sustainability by merging it with a feminist approach....; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; The book provides a concrete example of a team of academics, planners and architects that has struggled to combine an environmental with a non-sexist perspective. [osl-335] 
Price: 12.95 USD
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10 Frederick R. Hume, Q. C. Anger's Digest of Canadian Law 18th Edition 1961
Ontario Canada Law Book Co. 1961 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
18th edition, 1961. Hardcover, no dustjacket as issued. Cover has light wear to edges and corners, corner bumping, light edge rubbing. Pages all intact and clean other than slight soiling outer edge of pages and occasional light spot within book. Light age tanning to pages. 538 pages with index. A Practical Code of General Law for the Business and Professional Man Embodying the Variations of all Ten Provinces. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 538 pages; (1195) Note: due to heavy weight, extra postage will be required. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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PUNISHMENT AND MODERN SOCIETY A Study in Social Theory, Garland, David
11 Garland, David PUNISHMENT AND MODERN SOCIETY A Study in Social Theory
U. K. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PR 1991 0198762666 / 9780198762669 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Overall wear is light, however approx. 25 pages have pen underlining and/or highlighting. Pages are otherwise clean. Cover has light scuffing and light edge and corner wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; * Winner of the 1991 Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Sociological Association * Winner of the Outstanding Scholarship Award of the Crime and Delinquency Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, USA The first comprehensive account of the role of punishment in modern society, this book buils upon the work of Durkheim, Foucault, and others, and provides a fascinating interpretation of this complex social institution, showing how penal institutions interact with strategies of power, socio-economic structures, and cultural sensibilities. [450-noto] 
Price: 31.50 USD
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GETTING WHAT YOU DESERVE The Adventures of Goldhawk Fights Back, Goldhawk, Dale
12 Goldhawk, Dale GETTING WHAT YOU DESERVE The Adventures of Goldhawk Fights Back
Dundurn Group 2003 1550024671 / 9781550024678 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition. Interior pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Cover has light scuffing and a little wear to corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages; For 12 years Dale Goldhawk journeyed through the streets of Canada and into the hearts of thousands of Canadians. Written in Goldhawk's punchy, to-the-point style, this book links his life as a journalist and advocate with those who were his clients. For the first time, he reveals the background battles and adventures he and his team had, as well as the stories of his clients and where they are today. The narrative paints a vivid picture of how working on Canada's most original advocacy team changed their lives as journalists and Canadians. [391-osl] 
Price: 12.95 USD
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13 Goldstein, Tom THE NEWS AT ANY COST How Journalists Compromise Their Ethics to Shape the News
Touchstone Publishers 1985 067162251X / 9780671622510 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pages are clean and unmarked. Cover has moderate edge and corner wear, some edge rubbing and creasing. 301 pages. An insider's account of the news gathering business, the author describes ethically dubious practices and 'shortcuts' including ambush interviews, secret taping, fabrication etc. [445]; 8vo 
Price: 3.95 USD
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FEEDING THE FUTURE  From Fat to Famine: How to Solve the World's Food Crises, Heintzman, Andrew & Evan Solomon
14 Heintzman, Andrew & Evan Solomon FEEDING THE FUTURE From Fat to Famine: How to Solve the World's Food Crises
House of Anansi Press 2004 0887841864 / 9780887841866 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Excellent condition. Hardcover is clean and unmarked. Jacket has light soiling and a little edge crinkling. ; Ingenuity Project, The; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; From global famine to fast-food fat, from mad cows to depleted soil, what ingenuity is available to alleviate the world’s most pressing problems of food. How can we nourish billions of people without risking our environment? How do we make our food safe? Feeding the Future: From Fat to Famine, How to Solve the World’s Food Crises provides realistic, practical answers to these urgent and challenging questions. Building on the success of Fueling the Future, a national bestseller that was nominated for a National Business Book Award and a Canadian Science Writers’ Association Award, editors Andrew Heintzman and Evan Solomon once again assembled a collection of the clearest, brightest minds from around the world, this time to confront the problem of how we will all eat in the future. The contributors, who include such leading thinkers on food as William I. Atkinson, Kelly Brownell, Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Lappe, Ian MacLachlan, Sylvia Ostry, Carl Safina, Eric Schlosser, and David Wheeler, tackle issues ranging from industrial farming and sustainability to global trade and nutrition. Their ingenious ideas encompass solutions to the developed world’s obesity epidemic, business models for sustainable food production, and emerging technologies and sciences, and they debate the merits of controversial techniques such as the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). By offering workable solutions to the world’s food crises, the contributors to Feeding the Future satisfy one of our most pressing needs: simple, healthy answers. Feeding the Future is the second book in the Ingenuity Project, an annual multimedia series that also includes CBC Radio and Web programs and a magazine partnership with Maclean’s. [582] 
Price: 10.95 USD
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THEY STAND ON GUARD A Defence Direction for Canada, Hicks, Bob
15 Hicks, Bob THEY STAND ON GUARD A Defence Direction for Canada
Ottawa Conference of Defence Associations Inst. 1991 0921687087 / 9780921687085 First Edition Softcover Good Signed by Author
Signed and inscribed by author on endpage: "To ____, A good friend and colleague. Kindest regards, Bob Hicks". Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Light edgewear to laminate, some soiling/spotting to outer edge of pages. Interior is clean other than one page near front with a small stain and light creasing. B/w illus. "This is a critically important assessment of the factors bearing on the creation of a new road to defence policy thinking. It could not come at at better time. "-Major Gen. Richard Rohmer. (260os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 153 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.95 USD
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16 Hurtig, Mel A NEW AND BETTER CANADA Principles and Policies of a New Canadian Political Party
Stoddart Publishing 1993 0773755799 / 9780773755796 Third Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Very light edge/corner wear to cover, light stain inside front cover. Pages clean - minor wrinkling to first few pages. 91 pages. The National Party of Canada. "A New and Better Canada spells out the policies and principles of a very different Canadian political party committed to: injecting integrity, honesty, and openness into government; ending patronage and the way money dominate politics; a much fairer tax system, etc...." [os]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 4.50 USD
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Cuba Casa Editora Abril 1997 9592101280 / 9789592101289 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Very scarce title. Light edge & corner wear, creasing to cover, some corner curling, light soiling outer edge of pages. Internal pages are clean and unmarked. 95 pages. B/w illus. "The incredible and intriguing history of the United States' position as regards Cuba during the 19th century is tackled in this essay in a coherent, agreeable and integrated manner. " Author won the Julio Antonio Mella contest for this essay. (*lower shipping avail on this lighter book, osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 15.95 USD
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The Sleepwalker,  The Trial That Made Canadian Legal History, June Callwood
18 June Callwood The Sleepwalker, The Trial That Made Canadian Legal History
Toronto Lester and Orpen Denny's 1990 0886193540 / 9780886193546 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover/jacket - fine/very good. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, a little bumping to spine ends. Dustjacket has light edgewear, scuffing, a few tiny edge tears and age tanning/suntanning to some edges and rear cover. Not price clipped. Landmark Canadian legal case that successfully used sleepwalking as a defence in a murder trial. (680,5-18) ; 8vo; 349 pages 
Price: 14.95 USD
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ON THE BORDERS OF CRIME Conflict Management and Criminology, Kennedy, Leslie W.
19 Kennedy, Leslie W. ON THE BORDERS OF CRIME Conflict Management and Criminology
New York Longman 1990 Softcover Very Good 
Very light edge & corner wear. Internal pages are tight, however there is highlighting on numerous pages. Focuses on the role of community in the criminal justice system. Unique in its treatment of conflict and informal justice, it provides new insights into the boundaries defining criminality.... (*shipping will be reduced to some locations). ; 8vo 
Price: 9.05 USD
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TRIBUTES TO THE SCARLET RIDERS An Anthology of Mountie Poems, Kuhn, Edgar A.
20 Kuhn, Edgar A. TRIBUTES TO THE SCARLET RIDERS An Anthology of Mountie Poems
Surrey, B. C. Heritage House 2003 1894384709 / 9781894384704 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in excellent condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Very clean, overall wear is light. This engaging collection of verse captures the history and experiences of the Mounties from the 1800s to the present day. Ranging from humerous to poignant, they reflect the moods and adventures of Arctic survivors, plains horsemen, vulnerable trainees, and witty veterans..... [osl-246]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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