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Working Mothers and the Child Care Dilemma

A History of British Columbia’s Social Policy

As a deeply researched history, Working Mothers and the Child Care Dilemma reveals how, for over 100 years, a persistent political uneasiness with the role of mothers in the workforce has contributed to the lack of affordable, quality child care services in British Columbia.

Awards

2016, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, University of British Columbia Library

2016, Winner - Clio BC, Canadian Historical Association

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The People and the Bay

A Social and Environmental History of Hamilton Harbour

This engaging history brings to life the personalities and power struggles that shaped how Hamiltonians used their harbour and, in the process, invites readers to consider how moral and political choices being made about the natural world today will shape the cities of tomorrow.

Awards

2017, Winner - CLIO Prize for Ontario, Canadian Historical Association

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Leaky Governance

Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence

Municipalities face important water supply challenges. One response has been to render utilities independent from municipal government through alternative service delivery. Both water management and municipal governance must be strengthened to meet contemporary water supply needs.

Awards

2017, Winner - Book, Jacket, & Journal Show: Jackets & Covers, AAUP

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Lock, Stock, and Icebergs

A History of Canada’s Arctic Maritime Sovereignty

Lock, Stock, and Icebergs recounts the events, pressures, and behind-the-scenes negotiations that shaped Canada’s legal claim to the Northwest Passage and the waters of the Arctic Archipelago.

Awards

2017, Winner - John Wesley Dafoe Book Prize, Dafoe Foundation

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Framed

Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics

Framed shows how racialized news coverage influences the opportunities and experiences of political candidates and incumbents in Canada and, in turn, the outcomes of elections and democracy.

Awards

2017, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, CPSA

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Made in Nunavut

An Experiment in Decentralized Government

Made in Nunavut provides a definitive account of how an innovative government was designed and implemented in Canada’s Eastern and Central Artic.

Awards

2016, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

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