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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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Teaching Each Other

Nehinuw Concepts and Indigenous Pedagogies

Drawing on Nehinuw (Cree) educational concepts, this book provides a new theoretical and practical model for teaching Indigenous students.


2015, Short-listed - University of Saskatchewan President’s Office Non-Fiction Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

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Staging Corruption

Chinese Television and Politics

A study of the television dramas about government corruption that became hugely popular in the mid-1990s and their reflection of China’s post-Socialist anxieties.


2015, Long-listed - ICAS Book Prize, International Convention of Asia Scholars

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