UBC Press is proud to publish outstanding scholarly works by some of the world’s preeminent scholars. We congratulate our authors and volume editors who have been recognized with awards and citations.
This interdisciplinary collection challenges conventional views on crime and criminals, examining how ideas and rituals of criminal accusation produce both accusers and accused.
2017 - Book, Jacket, & Journal Show: Jackets & Covers, AAUP
This book examines the origins, dynamics, and enduring significance of Trudeaumania, which swept Canada’s political and cultural landscape in the late 1960s.
2017 - CHA Political History Group Best Book in Political History, Canadian Historical Association
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.
2017 - Charles Taylor Book Award
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.
2017 - CLSA Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association
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.
2017 - Book Award for Scholarly Writing, Atlantic Book Awards
2017 - The Donner Prize
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.
2016 - John Porter Award, Canadian Sociological Association
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