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Contact Zones

Aboriginal and Settler Women in Canada's Colonial Past

This provocative book examines how women were uniquely positioned at the axis of the colonial encounter – the so-called “contact zone” – between Aboriginals and newcomers.

Awards

2006, Winner - Best Article on the History of Sexuality in Canada, Canadian Historical Association

, - Cecilia Morgan’s chapter was awarded the Hilda Neatby Prize in Canadian Women's History.

, - Jean Barman’s chapter won the award from the Canadian Committee on the History of Sexuality.

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Mapping Marriage Law in Spanish Gitano Communities

Comparative law and legal anthropology have traditionally restricted themselves to their own fields of inquiry. Mapping Marriage Law in Spanish Gitano Communities turns this tendency on its head and investigates what happens when ...

Awards

2006, Winner - Book Prize, Canadian Law Society Association

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Japan's Modern Prophet

Uchimura Kanzô, 1861-1930

Charts the introduction of Christianity to Japan through the life of Uchimura Kanzô, was one of Japan’s foremost thinkers, whose ideas influenced contemporary novelists, statesmen, reformers, and religious leaders.

Awards

2006, Winner - Canada-Japan Literary Award, Canada Council for the Arts

2006, Winner - Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

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Brute Souls, Happy Beasts, and Evolution

The Historical Status of Animals

In this provocative inquiry into the status of animals in human society from the fifth century BC to the present, Rod Preece provides a wholly new perspective on the human-animal relationship.

Awards

2006, Winner - Award for Cover Design, American Association of University Presses

2006, Short-listed - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Science

2006, Winner - Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

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Communication Technology

Darin Barney takes a piercing, nuanced look at how communication technologies are changing democratic life in Canada, and whether technological mediation of political communication has an effect on political practice.

Awards

2002, Short-listed - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Zina, Transnational Feminism, and the Moral Regulation of Pakistani Women

Awards

2008, Short-listed - Book Award, Canadian Women's Studies Association

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