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The Laws and the Land

The Settler Colonial Invasion of Kahnawà:ke in Nineteenth-Century Canada

The Laws and the Land, an original and impassioned account of the history of the relationship between Canada and Kahnawà:ke, reveals the clash of settler and Indigenous legal traditions and the imposition of settler colonial law on Indigenous peoples and land.

Awards

2022, Winner - Indigenous History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2022, Winner - Best Book Prize, Canadian Studies Network

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Ours by Every Law of Right and Justice

Women and the Vote in the Prairie Provinces

This long-overdue account of the suffrage campaigns in the first region to grant women the vote in Canada shatters cherished myths about how the West was won.

Awards

2021, Shortlisted - Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize, Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2020, Shortlisted - Margaret McWilliams Prize in Manitoba History

2021, Winner - WILLA Literary Award, Scholarly Nonfiction

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Fossilized

Environmental Policy in Canada's Petro-Provinces

Fossilized reveals how Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador – blinded by exceptional economic growth from 2005 to 2015 – undermined environmental policies to intensify ecologically detrimental extreme oil extraction.

Awards

2021, Winner - Book Awards, Canadian Political Science Association

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Whipped

Party Discipline in Canada

This revealing examination of the inner workings of party discipline exposes the machinery of message coordination that courses through Canadian legislatures and politics.

Awards

2021, Shortlisted - Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, The Writers Trust

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The Justice Crisis

The Cost and Value of Accessing Law

Based on innovative recent empirical research, The Justice Crisis assesses what is and isn’t working in efforts to improve access to civil and family justice in Canada.

Awards

2021, Winner - 2021, Short-listed - Walter Owen Book Prize, The Canadian Foundation for Legal Research

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Fixing Niagara Falls

Environment, Energy, and Engineers at the World’s Most Famous Waterfall

Long considered a natural wonder, the world’s most famous waterfall is anything but. Fixing Niagara Falls reveals the engineering and politics behind the transformation of Niagara Falls.

Awards

2020, Winner - Honourable Mention - Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University 

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