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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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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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Brand Command

Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control

An eye-opening look at how political parties and the government use branding strategies and the implications that this has for Canadian democracy.

Awards

2017, Winner - Book Award for Scholarly Writing, Atlantic Book Awards

2017, Winner - The Donner Prize

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Points of Entry

How Canada’s Immigration Officers Decide Who Gets in

A renowned sociologist gains unprecedented access to Canadian immigration offices and reveals how visa officers determine who gets into Canada – and who stays out.

Awards

2016, Winner - John Porter Award, Canadian Sociological Association

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