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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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Resettling the Range

Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia

This unconventional history looks at the resettlement of interior British Columbia from the perspective of campaigns to exterminate grasshoppers and wild horses, creatures considered by some to be pests.

Awards

2016, Winner - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, UBC Library

2016, Winner - KD Srivastava Award

2016, Short-listed - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, BC Book Prizes

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Nationhood Interrupted

Revitalizing nêhiyaw Legal Systems

Co-founder of the international movement Idle No More, Sylvia McAdam shares nêhiyaw (Cree) laws so that future generations may understand and live by them, revitalizing Indigenous nationhood.

Awards

2016, Winner - Aboriginal Peoples' Publishing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2016, Short-listed - Non-Fiction Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2016, Winner - Rasmussen, Rasmussen and Charowsky Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2016, Winner - Regina Public Library Aboriginal Peoples’ Publishing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2016, Short-listed - University of Saskatchewan Non-Fiction Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

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