Awards

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Westward Bound

Sex, Violence, the Law, and the Making of a Settler Society

Through the study of hundreds of criminal cases, Westward Bound explores how encounters between the courts and ordinary people on the Canadian Prairies contributed to the construction of race, class, and gender hierarchies in a settler society.

Awards

2012, Short-listed - Canadian Law & Society Association Book Prize

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Feminist Ethics and Social Policy

Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care

This volume addresses the theoretical and practical relationships among the feminization of migrant labour, the ethics of care, and social policy in the new global economy.

Awards

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

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Acts of Occupation

Canada and Arctic Sovereignty, 1918-25

This fascinating tale of the rivalries and intrigues that played out as Canada secured the Arctic illuminates an under-explored era in Canadian foreign policy.

Awards

2012, Short-listed - Canadian Political History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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Wife to Widow

Lives, Laws, and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal

The diversity of women’s lives as wives then as widows negotiating the law, patriarchy, family relationships, and the economy in 19th-century Montreal come alive in this first major study of widows in Canada.

Awards

2013, Short-listed - Canada Prize in Social Sciences, Canadian Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences

2012, Short-listed - Canadian Political History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2012, Winner - Clio Award for Quebec, Canadian Historical Association

2012, Winner - Prix Lionel Groulx, L'Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique francaise

2012, Short-listed - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2015, Short-listed - The François-Xavier Garneau Medal, Canadian HIstorical Association

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Orienting Canada

Race, Empire, and the Transpacific

A hard-hitting reconsideration of Canadian foreign policy, Orienting Canada meticulously documents the dynamics of race and empire in the Transpacific from the 1907 race riots to Canada’s early involvement in Vietnam.

Awards

2012, Short-listed - Canadian Political History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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Labour at the Lakehead

Ethnicity, Socialism, and Politics, 1900-35

This book explores the early years of leftism in Canada through the prism of ethnicity and a dynamic yet divided community in northern Ontario.

Awards

2014, Winner - M. Elizabeth Arthur Award, Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society

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