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Policy and Practices for Biodiversity in Managed Forests

The Living Dance

Edited by Fred L. Bunnell

This book addresses the major problems facing policy-makers and managers in sustaining biological diversity in managed forests.

Awards

1998, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Award, UBC Press

2000, Winner - Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

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Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage

A Global Challenge

An international appraisal of how current legal regimes worldwide fail to protect Indigenous knowledge and what needs to change

Awards

2000, Winner - First Peoples' Publishing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

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Prometheus Wired

The Hope for Democracy in the Age of Network Technology

Describing and documenting the actual effects of computer networks on people's experience in the workplace, marketplace, and community, the book argues that the conditions of surveillance and corporate control far outweigh those of information access as key elements in the social and political presence of network computing.

Awards

2001, Winner - Communications Politcy Research Award, Donald McGannon Communication Research Center

2002, Short-listed - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2001, Winner - Outstanding Book in Political Theory, Choice Magazine

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Special Places

The Changing Ecosystems of the Toronto Region

Special Places explores the changing ecosystems of the Toronto area over this century, looking at the environmental conditions that influence the whole region and at the surprising range of plants and animals you can still find in many of its natural spaces.

Awards

2000, Short-listed - Toronto Book Award, City of Toronto

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Biodiversity and Democracy

Rethinking Nature and Society

In Biodiversity and Democracy, Paul Wood argues that the problem of extinction can be traced to how we think about both biodiversity and democratic societies.

Awards

2000, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Award, UBC Press

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Flexible Crossroads

The Restructuring of British Columbia's Forest Economy

Columbia's forest economy is at a crucial crossroads, and Flexible Crossroads looks at the contemporary restructuring of British Columbia's forest economy, demonstrating how both resource dynamics and industrial dynamics have shaped this transformation.

Awards

2002, Short-listed - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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