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.
Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi’kmaw Quest for Justice
A passionate account of how one man’s fight against racism and injustice transformed the criminal justice system and galvanized the Mi’kmaw Nation’s struggle for self-determination, forever changing the landscape of Indigenous rights in Canada and around the world.
2020, Winner - Atlantic Book Awards, Atlantic Book Awards and Festival
How Indigenous People Are Reshaping the Northwest Coast Art Industry
Incorporating Culture examines what happens when Indigenous people assert control over the commercialization of their art by instilling the market with their communities’ values.
2019, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize, UBC Library
2019, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Prize for Excellence in Scholarly Publishing, UBC Press
2020, Short-listed - The Society for Economic Anthropology Book Prize, Society for Economic Anthropology
The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson
The Last Suffragist Standing is an unprecedented study of a pioneering Canadian suffragist and politician and an illuminating work on the history of feminism, socialism, internationalism, and activism in Canada.
2019, Short-listed - Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing, BC Historical Federation
Citizenship, Conjugal Relationships, and Canadian Immigration Policy
A Family Matter investigates the implications for immigrants and refugees of the Canadian government’s definition of what constitutes “family.”
2019, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Book Prize, Canadian Political Science Association
The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro
Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox recounts the prolonged battle, led by farmers and First Nations, to stop the cripplingly expensive and environmentally irresponsible Site C dam.
2019, Winner - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, BC Book Prizes
2019, Short-listed - Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Writers' Trust of Canada
The History of Women and the Vote in Canada
Acclaimed historian Joan Sangster celebrates the 100th anniversary of Canadian women getting the federal vote with a look at the real struggles women faced, depending on their race, class, and location in the nation, in their fight for equality.
2019, Short-listed - Dafoe Book Prize Prize, The Dafoe Foundation
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