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.
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
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
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
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
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
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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