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Defending Battered Women on Trial

Lessons from the Transcripts

Drawing on trial transcripts, this book tells the stories of ten battered women who killed their male partners and one who did not, revealing why women don’t “just leave” and the serious barriers to achieving acquittal.

Awards

2015, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2015, Winner - David Walter Mundell Medal, Office of the Attorney General

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A National Force

The Evolution of Canada’s Army, 1950-2000

A groundbreaking reassessment of when, and why, Canada’s army broke away from its British imperial roots to become a truly national force.

Awards

2013, Short-listed - C. P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Commission for Military History and the Canadian Committee on the History of the Second World War

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A Small Price to Pay

Consumer Culture on the Canadian Home Front, 1939-45

A long-overdue challenge to the commonplace assumption that the Second World War was a period of consumer austerity in Canada.

Awards

2013, Short-listed - C. P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Commission for Military History and the Canadian Committee on the History of the Second World War

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Indian Ernie

Perspectives on Policing and Leadership by Ernie Louttit

Retired police sergeant Ernie Louttit shares stories from the streets of Saskatoon, struggling to bring justice to communities where the lines between criminal and victim often blurred.

Awards

2015, Short-listed - Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2015, Short-listed - Book of the Year Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2015, Short-listed - First Book Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2015, Short-listed - Saskatoon Book Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2015, Short-listed - The Aboriginal Peoples’ Publishing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

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Chinese Comfort Women

Testimonies from Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves

This is the first English-language book to record the experiences and testimonies of Chinese women abducted and detained as sex slaves in Japanese military “comfort stations” during Japan’s 1931-45 invasion of China.

Awards

, Winner - Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Best Book Award for Non-fiction, Chinese American Librarians Association

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Gendered News

Media Coverage and Electoral Politics in Canada

An examination of the gender differences in media coverage of politicians in Canada, and the barriers this poses to gender equality in political representation.

Awards

2014, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

2016, Winner - Pierre Savard Award, International Council for Canadian Studies

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