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Chinese Comfort Women

Testimonies from Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves

This is the first English-language book to record the experiences and testimonies of Chinese women abducted and detained as sex slaves in Japanese military “comfort stations” during Japan’s 1931-45 invasion of China.


, Winner - Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Best Book Award for Non-fiction, Chinese American Librarians Association

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Gendered News

Media Coverage and Electoral Politics in Canada

An examination of the gender differences in media coverage of politicians in Canada, and the barriers this poses to gender equality in political representation.


2014, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

2016, Winner - Pierre Savard Award, International Council for Canadian Studies

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Death or Deliverance

Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War

In this eye-opening account of military law in the Great War, courts martials emerge not as brutal, merciless dispensers of frontline justice but as courts capable of mercy.


2013, Winner - C.P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Commission for Military History and the Canadian Committee on the History of the Second World War

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Decolonizing Education

Nourishing the Learning Spirit

An impassioned argument for Aboriginal education and critical engagement with Indigenous knowledges and traditions.


2014, Short-listed - Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2014, Short-listed - University of Regina Arts and Luther Award for Scholarly Writing, Saskatchewan Book Awards

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The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments

This book analyzes the representation of women in elected and appointed office in Canada to explain why gender parity remains elusive.


, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2013

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Inventing Stanley Park

An Environmental History

A timely exploration of how the interplay between attitudes toward nature, parks policy, public memory, and the force of nature helped shape one of the world’s most famous urban parks.


2014, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, UBC Library

2014, Commended - BC Historical Federation Book Prize

2013, Short-listed - City of Vancouver Book Award

2014, Winner - CLIO Prize for BC, Canadian Historical Association

2014, Short-listed - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Book Prize, BC Book Prizes

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