UBC Press is proud to publish outstanding scholarly works by some of the world’s preeminent scholars. We congratulate our authors and volume editors who have been recognized with awards and citations.
Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada
Unsettling the Settler Within is a powerful call to action that lays bare the myth of the peacemaking settler and points the way toward a meaningful reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians grappling with the legacy of the Indian residential school system.
2012, Short-listed - Canada Prize in Social Sciences, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
The Democratic Disengagement of Young Canadians
Citizens Adrift is a rich study of the generational decline in political involvement that offers recommendations as to how to stem the erosion of democratic life.
2011, Winner - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association
Hidden Subsidies, Wonky Policy, and Urban Sprawl
Distorted price signals and flawed public policy create powerful and largely hidden perverse subsidies and incentives that promote urban sprawl.
2011, Short-listed - Donner Prize for best book in Canadian public policy, The Donner Foundation
Politics, Activism, Culture
This wide-ranging collection examines the historical roles of Indigenous women, their intellectual and activist work, and the relevance of contemporary literature, art, and performance for an emerging Indigenous feminist project.
2012, Winner - Outstanding Scholarship Prize, Canadian Women’s Studies Association
This book traces how border controls and detention practices, particularly in the post-9/11 era, are transforming citizenship into a globalizing regime to regulate mobility.
2011, Joint winner - ENMISA Distinguished Book Award, International Studies Association
2011, Short-listed - International Prize, Canadian Political Science Association
An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse
By examining one of the largest natural resource management failures of the twentieth century – the collapse of the Newfoundland cod fishery – this book seeks to understand the history of, and possible alternatives to, managerial responses to environmental issues.
2011, Winner - Clio Prize for Canadian History - Atlantic, Canadian Historical Association
, Winner - Outstanding Jacket Design, 2011 AAUP Book, Jacket and Journal Show
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