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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.
2022, Winner - Indigenous History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association
2022, Winner - Best Book Prize, Canadian Studies Network
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.
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
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.
2021, Winner - Book Awards, Canadian Political Science Association
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.
2021, Shortlisted - Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, The Writers Trust
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.
2021, Winner - 2021, Short-listed - Walter Owen Book Prize, The Canadian Foundation for Legal Research
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.
2020, Winner - Honourable Mention - Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University
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