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The Other Quiet Revolution

National Identities in English Canada, 1945-71

José Igartua traces the under-examined cultural transformation of English-speaking Canada woven through key developments in the formation of Canadian nationhood, from the 1946 Citizenship Act to the federal multiculturalism policy in 1971.

Awards

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

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Dimensions of Inequality in Canada

Is Canada becoming a more polarized society? Or is it a kind-hearted nation that takes care of its disadvantaged?

Awards

2007, Winner - Doug Purvis Memorial Prize, Canadian Economics Association

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Capital and Labour in the British Columbia Forest Industry, 1934-74

Awards

2007, Long-listed - George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in BC Writing and Publishing

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Beyond Mothering Earth

Ecological Citizenship and the Politics of Care

Provides an original and empirically grounded understanding of women’s involvement in quality-of-life activism.

Awards

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

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National Visions, National Blindness

Canadian Art and Identities in the 1920s

An insightful analysis of how art was used to create an independent Canadian national identity, often at the expense of First Nations representation.

Awards

2008, Winner - Raymond Klibanksy Prize, The Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Teachers' Schools and the Making of the Modern Chinese Nation-State, 1897-1937

This innovative account examines the social and political impacts of Chinese teacher's schools in the early 20th century, their role in a society in transition, and their production of grassroots forces that lead to the Communist Revolution.

Awards

2008, Winner - Academic Award for Excellence, Chinese Historians in the US

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