UBC Press is proud to publish outstanding scholarly works by some of the world’s preeminent scholars. We congratulate our authors and volume editors who have been recognized with awards and citations.
A Social and Environmental History of Hamilton Harbour
This engaging history brings to life the personalities and power struggles that shaped how Hamiltonians used their harbour and, in the process, invites readers to consider how moral and political choices being made about the natural world today will shape the cities of tomorrow.
2017, Winner - CLIO Prize for Ontario, Canadian Historical Association
Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence
Municipalities face important water supply challenges. One response has been to render utilities independent from municipal government through alternative service delivery. Both water management and municipal governance must be strengthened to meet contemporary water supply needs.
2017, Winner - Book, Jacket, & Journal Show: Jackets & Covers, AAUP
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
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
A Road Map for All Canadians
From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation is essential reading for all Canadians who want to understand how Canadian political and economic systems can accommodate Aboriginal aspirations and ensure a better future for all Canadians.
2016, Short-listed - J.W. Dafoe Prize, The Dafoe Foundation
2016, Short-listed - The Donner Prize, The Donner Foundation
2016, Short-listed - University of Regina Arts and Luther College Award for Scholarly Writing, Saskatchewan Book Awards
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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