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Rebel Youth

1960s Labour Unrest, Young Workers, and New Leftists in English Canada

Rebel Youth draws important connections between the stories of young workers and the youth movement in Canada, claiming a central place for labour and class in the legacy of the 1960s.


2015, Short-listed - The Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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Food Will Win the War

The Politics, Culture, and Science of Food on Canada’s Home Front

A wide-ranging account of how millions of Canadians enlisted to fight on the kitchen front in order to win the war for food.


2015, Joint winner - Political History Group Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association

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The Muslim Question in Canada

A Story of Segmented Integration

This book offers a fresh account of the socio-economic experiences of Muslims in Canada, drawing on the newest data sources available.


2015, Winner - John Porter Tradition of Excellence Prize, Canadian Sociological Association

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Equality Deferred

Sex Discrimination and British Columbia’s Human Rights State, 1953-84

A history of human rights law in Canada, with a focus on sex discrimination in British Columbia.


2016, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Federation for the Social Sciences and Humanities

2015, Winner - CLIO Prize for British Columbia, Canadian Historical Association

2015, Commended - CLSA Book Award, Canadian Law and Society Association

2015, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

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Coping with Calamity

Environmental Change and Peasant Response in Central China, 1736-1949

The first environmental and socioeconomic history of the Jianghan plain in central China, focusing on the peasants’ relationship with a volatile environment.


2014, Winner - Academic Excellence Award, Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS)

2015, Winner - Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kennesaw State University

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Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood

A provocative meditation on how “Métis” has come to signify an ever-expanding racial category rather than an indigenous people with a shared sense of history and culture.


2015, Winner - NAISA Best Subsequent Book Prize, NAISA

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