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How Canada’s Immigration Officers Decide Who Gets in

A renowned sociologist gains unprecedented access to Canadian immigration offices and reveals how visa officers determine who gets into Canada – and who stays out.

Awards

2016, Winner - John Porter Award, Canadian Sociological Association

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Planning Toronto

The Planners, The Plans, Their Legacies, 1940-80

This lavishly illustrated book will stand as the definitive history of Toronto postwar planning and of the impact that planning has had on the city and its surrounding metropolitan area.

Awards

2016, Winner - Fred Landon Award, Ontario Historical Society

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Far Off Metal River

Inuit Lands, Settler Stories, and the Making of the Contemporary Arctic

Drawing on the story of the 1771 Bloody Falls massacre, human geographer Emilie Cameron explores the relationship between stories and colonialism, challenging readers to examine their perceptions of the contemporary Arctic and its peoples.

Awards

2016, Short-listed - Aboriginal History Committee Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2017, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Science, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2016, Winner - Clio-North Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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What We Learned

Two Generations Reflect on Tsimshian Education and the Day Schools

Moving beyond the more familiar stories of residential schools, two generations of Tsimshian students recall their experiences attending day and public schools in northwestern British Columbia.

Awards

2017, Short-listed - Canadian Aboriginal History Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2017, Winner - Publication Award, Canadian Association of Foundations of Education

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North to Bondage

Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes

The first history of black slavery in the Maritimes, North to Bondage is a startling corrective to the enduring myth of Canada as a land of freedom at the end of the Underground Railroad.

Awards

2016, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2016

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The Stability Imperative

Human Rights and Law in China

Legal expert Sarah Biddulph uses case studies to examine the multiple and shifting ways in which the Chinese government’s efforts to maintain social and political stability impact on the legal definition and implementation of human rights in China.

Awards

2016, Short-listed - Canadian Law and Society Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association

2016, Winner - Clio-North Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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