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Unnatural Law

Rethinking Canadian Environmental Law and Policy

This award-winning book comprehensively assesses of the strengths and weaknesses of Canadian environmental law.


2004, Winner - Book of the Year (Environment), Canadian Geographic Magazine

2004, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Book Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

2005, Short-listed - Walter Owen Book Prize, Foundation for Legal Research

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Tough on Kids

Rethinking Approaches to Youth Justice

In this compelling, thought-provoking and sometimes heartbreaking book, the authors use the stories of their young clients to illustrate the very real costs of the current system, analyzing theories behind youth justice, and how these are reflected in Canadian legislation both past and present.


2003, Short-listed - Non-Fiction Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2003, Short-listed - Publishing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2003, Winner - Scholarly Writing Award, Saskatchewan Book Award

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Hidden Agendas

How Journalists Influence the News

A controversial study showing how the political beliefs of journalists significantly affect the ideological slant of the news, skewing it further to the left than the political stance of the average Canadian.


2004, Short-listed - Donner Prize, Donner Foundation

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The Oriental Question

Consolidating a White Man's Province, 1914-41

Patricia E. Roy continues her study into why British Columbians were historically so opposed to Asian immigration.


2013, Winner - Patricia E. Roy is the recipient of the Canadian Historical Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for 2013.

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Frigates and Foremasts

The North American Squadron in Nova Scotia Waters 1745-1815

A meticulously researched and groundbreaking study of the activities and motivations of the British Navy on North America’s eastern seabord.


2004, Short-listed - Honourable Mention, Keith Matthews Prize, Canadian Nautical Research Society

2004, Winner - John Lyman Book Award, North American Society for Oceanic History

2004, Commended - Keith Matthews Prize, Canadian Nautical Research Society

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When Coal Was King

Ladysmith and the Coal-Mining Industry on Vancouver Island

The first scholarly history of the Ladysmith miners, the Great Strike of 1912-1914, and the coalmining industry on Vancouver Island.


2004, Commended - BC Historical Federation Book Prize, BC Historical Federation

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