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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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Death or Deliverance

Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War

In this eye-opening account of military law in the Great War, courts martials emerge not as brutal, merciless dispensers of frontline justice but as courts capable of mercy.

Awards

2013, Winner - 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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Decolonizing Education

Nourishing the Learning Spirit

An impassioned argument for Aboriginal education and critical engagement with Indigenous knowledges and traditions.

Awards

2014, Short-listed - Rasmussen, Rasmussen & Charowsky Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards

2014, Short-listed - University of Regina Arts and Luther Award for Scholarly Writing, Saskatchewan Book Awards

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Native Art of the Northwest Coast

A History of Changing Ideas

A remarkable volume that makes accessible for the first time and in one place a broad selection of more than 250 years of writing on Northwest Coast Native art.

Awards

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

2015, Winner - Jeanne Clarke Award for Publication, Prince George Public Library

2014, Winner - Melva J. Dwyer Award, Art Libraries Society of North America, Canada

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Stalled

The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments

This book analyzes the representation of women in elected and appointed office in Canada to explain why gender parity remains elusive.

Awards

, Commended - The Hill Times List of Top 100 Best Books for 2013

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