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Rooted Cosmopolitanism

Canada and the World

Can national loyalties be reconciled with larger commitments to global well-being?

Awards

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

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Becoming Multicultural

Immigration and the Politics of Membership in Canada and Germany

This book demonstrates how global human rights norms intersected with domestic political identities and institutions to transform Canada and Germany into diverse multicultural societies in the second half of the twentieth century.

Awards

2013, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

2014, Short-listed - Prize in Comparative Politics, Canadian Political Science Association

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Try to Control Yourself

The Regulation of Public Drinking in Post-Prohibition Ontario, 1927-44

A fascinating history that challenges common assumptions of how the Ontario government attempted to regulate licensed public drinking after the repeal of prohibition.

Awards

2013, Winner - Best Health and Drinks Book (World), Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

2013, Winner - CLIO Prize for Ontario, Canadian Historical Association

2013, Winner - Gourmand Best Health and Drinks Book (Canada - English), Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

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Constituency Influence in Parliament

Countering the Centre

This book examines the rules and conduct of Private Members’ Business to assess the crucial role of MPs in representing citizens and affecting policy decisions.

Awards

, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2012

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

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Making Meaning Out of Mountains

The Political Ecology of Skiing

Brings to the light the conflicting meanings attached to skiing by diverse groups in British Columbia.

Awards

2014, Winner - Early Investigator Award, Canadian Sociological Association

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Give Me Shelter

The Failure of Canada’s Cold War Civil Defence

Give Me Shelter is a revealing examination of Canada’s efforts to prepare its citizens to face nuclear war, from 1945-63.

Awards

2012, Winner - C.P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Historical Committee for the History of the Second World War and for Military History

2012, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2012

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