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Unbuilt Environments

Tracing Postwar Development in Northwest British Columbia

This book looks at the long-term social and environmental effects of imagined, abandoned, and failed resource-development schemes in northwest British Columbia.

Awards

2018, Short-listed - The Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, UBC Library

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Accusation

Creating Criminals

This interdisciplinary collection challenges conventional views on crime and criminals, examining how ideas and rituals of criminal accusation produce both accusers and accused.

Awards

2017, Winner - Book, Jacket, & Journal Show: Jackets & Covers, AAUP

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Trudeaumania

This book examines the origins, dynamics, and enduring significance of Trudeaumania, which swept Canada’s political and cultural landscape in the late 1960s.

Awards

2017, Winner - CHA Political History Group Best Book in Political History, Canadian Historical Association

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Everyday Exposure

Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley

Everyday Exposure documents the adverse health effects experienced by Aamjiwnaang citizens in the heart of Canada’s Chemical Valley and argues for a transformative and experiential “sensing policy” approach that takes the voices and experiences of Indigenous citizens seriously.

Awards

2017, Winner - Charles Taylor Book Award

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New Treaty, New Tradition

Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law

Maori author and legal scholar Carwyn Jones provides a nuanced analysis, enhanced by storytelling, of the New Zealand land claims process to draw attention to the cultural implications of Indigenous self-determination, settlement negotiations, and reconciliation projects around the globe.

Awards

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Book prize, Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand

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Non-fiction politics award, Ngā Kupu Ora Awards

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Lawyers’ Empire

Legal Professions and Cultural Authority, 1780-1950

In approaching the history of the legal professions through the lens of cultural history, Wes Pue locates the legal profession within England and its empire, supplementing and disrupting established narratives of professionalism as proffered by lawyers and their critics.

Awards

2017, Winner - CLSA Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association

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