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 Law and Society Series

Law and Society Series
W. Wesley Pue, General Editor

The Law and Society Series explores law as a socially embedded phenomenon. It is premised on the understanding that the conventional division of law from society creates false dichotomies in thinking, scholarship, educational practice, and social life. Books in the series treat law and society as mutually constitutive and seek to bridge scholarship emerging from interdisciplinary engagement of law with disciplines such as politics, social theory, history, political economy, and gender studies.

2013
Defending Battered Women on Trial
Lessons from the Transcripts
Elizabeth A. Sheehy


To Right Historical Wrongs

Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada
Carmela Murdocca


On the Outside

From Lengthy Imprisonment to Lasting Freedom
Melissa Munn and Chris Bruckert


"Don't Be So Gay!"
Queers, Bullying, and Making Schools Safe
Donn Short


Unjust by Design
Canada's Administrative Justice System
Ronald Ellis


2012

Governing from the Bench
The Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Role
Emmett Macfarlane

Aboriginal Justice and the Charter
Realizing a Culturally Sensitive Interpretation of Legal Rights
David L. Milward

Hunger, Horses, and Government Men

Criminal Law on the Aboriginal Plains, 1870-1905
Shelley Gavigan

Still Dying for a Living
Corporate Criminal Liability after the Westray Mine Disaster
Steven Bittle

The Right to a Healthy Environment
Revitalizing Canada's Constitution
David R. Boyd

City of Order
Crime and Society in Halifax, 1918-35
Michael Boudreau

International Trade Law and Domestic Policy
Jacqueline Krikorian

The Environmental Rights Revolution
A Global Study of Constitutions, Human Rights, and the Environment
David R. Boyd

2011
Troubling Sex
Towards a Legal Theory of Sexual Integrity
Elaine Craig

Being Relational
Reflections on Relational Theory and Health Law
Jocelyn Downie and Jennifer J. Llewellyn (eds.)

Conflict in Caledonia

Aboriginal Land Rights and the Rule of Law
Laura DeVries

Ghost Dancing with Colonialism
Decolonization and Indigenous Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada
Grace Li Xiu Woo

Westward Bound
Sex, Violence, the Law, and the Making of Settler Society
Lesley Erickson

The Freedom of Security
Governing Canada in the Age of Counter-Terrorism
Colleen Bell

Transforming Law's Family
The Legal Recognition of Planned Lesbian Motherhood
Fiona Kelly

2010
Critical Criminology in Canada
New Voices, New Directions
Aaron Doyle and Dawn Moore (eds.)

In Defence of Principles

NGOs and Human Rights in Canada
Andrew S. Thompson

The Politics of Acknowledgement

Truth Commissions in Uganda and Haiti
Joanna R. Quinn

Constitutional Politics in Canada after the Charter

Liberalism, Communitarianism, and Systemism
Patrick James

Constructing Crime

Contemporary Processes of Criminalization
Janet Mosher and Joan Brockman (eds.)

Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Peoples
Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
Louis A. Knafla and Haijo Westra (eds.)

2009
A Perilous Imbalance
The Globalization of Canadian Law and Governance
Stephen Clarkson and Stepan Wood

Feminized Justice
The Toronto Women's Court, 1913-34
Amanda Glasbeek

Justice Bertha Wilson
One Woman's Difference
Kim Brooks (ed.)

Colonial Proximities
Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921
Renisa Mawani

Contested Constitutionalism
Reflections on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
James B. Kelly and Christopher P. Manfredi (eds.)

Multi-Party Litigation
The Strategic Context
Wayne V. McIntosh and Cynthia L. Cates

2008
Protection of First Nations Cultural Heritage
Laws, Policy, and Reform

Catherine Bell and Robert K. Paterson (eds.)

Law and Religious Pluralism in Canada
Richard J. Moon (ed.)

The Grand Experiment
Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies

Hamar Foster, Benjamin L. Berger, and A.R. Buck (eds.)

First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law
Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives
Catherine Bell and Val Napoleon (eds.)

Lament for a First Nation
The Williams Treaties of Southern Ontario
Peggy J. Blair

Landing Native Fisheries
Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849-1925

Douglas C. Harris

2007
Multiculturalism and the Canadian Constitution
Stephen Tierney (ed.)

Let Right Be Done

Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights

Hamar Foster, Heather Raven and Jeremy Webber (eds.)

Criminal Artefacts

Governing Drugs and Users

Dawn Moore

Defining Harm
Religious Freedom and the Limits of the Law

Lori G. Beaman

The New Lawyer
How Settlement Is Transforming the Practice of Law

Julie Macfarlane

Negotiating Responsibility
Law, Murder, and States of Mind

Kimberley White

Reaction and Resistance
Feminism, Law and Social Change

Dorothy E. Chunn, Susan B. Boyd and Hester Lessard (eds.)

Attitudinal Decision Making in the Supreme Court of Canada
C. L. Ostberg and Matthew E. Wetstein

Poverty
Rights, Social Citizenship, and Legal Activism

Margot Young, Susan B. Boyd, Gwen Brodsky and Shelagh Day (eds.)

Domestic Reforms
Political Visions and Family Regulation in British Columbia, 1862-1940

Chris Clarkson

Defining Rights and Wrongs
Bureaucracy, Human Rights, and Public Accountability

Rosanna L. Langer

2006
Bar Codes

Women in the Legal Profession

Jean McKenzie Leiper

Courts and Federalism
Judicial Doctrine in the United States, Australia, and Canada

Gerald Baier

Diversity and Equality
The Changing Framework of Freedom in Canada

Avigail Eisenberg (ed.)

2005
Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice

Canadian Sanctuary Incidents, Power, and Law

Randy Lippert

Mapping Marriage Law in Spanish Gitano Communities
Susan G. Drummond

Governing with the Charter
Legislative and Judicial Activism and Framers' Intent

James B. Kelly

Laws and Societies in the Canadian Prairie West, 1670-1940
Louis A. Knafla and Jonathan Swainger (eds.)

Global Biopiracy
Patents, Plants, and Indigenous Knowledge

Ikechi Mgbeoji

Critical Disability Theory
Essays in Philosophy, Politics, Policy, and Law

Dianne Pothier and Richard Devlin (eds.)

The Last Word
Media Coverage of the Supreme Court of Canada

Florian Sauvageau, David Schneiderman, and David Taras

Multicultural Nationalism
Civilizing Difference, Constituting Community

Gerald Kernerman

Defending Rights in Russia
Lawyers, the State, and Legal Reform in the Post-Soviet Era

Pamela A. Jordan

Securing Borders
Detention and Deportation in Canada

Anna Pratt

Unwilling Mothers, Unwanted Babies
Infanticide in Canada

Kirsten Johnson Kramar

Good Government? Good Citizens?
Courts, Politics, and Markets in a Changing Canada

W. A. Bogart

Humanitarianism, Identity and Nation
Migration Laws in Australia and Canada

Catherine Dauvergne

First Nations Sacred Sites in Canada's Courts
Michael Lee Ross

Between Justice and Certainty
Treaty Making in British Columbia

Andrew Woolford

Despotic Dominion
Property Rights in British Settler Societies

John McLaren, Andrew Buck, and Nancy Wright (eds.)

2004
Gay Male Pornography

An Issue of Sex Discrimination

Christopher N. Kendall

From UI to EI
Waging War on the Welfare State

Georges Campeau and Richard Howard

The Courts and the Colonies
The Litigation of Hutterite Church Disputes

Alvin J. Esau

The Heiress vs the Establishment
Mrs. Campbell's Campaign for Legal Justice

Constance Backhouse and Nancy Backhouse

Feminist Activism in the Supreme Court
Legal Mobilization and the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund

Christopher P. Manfredi

Tournament of Appeals
Granting Judicial Review in Canada

Roy B. Flemming

Compulsory Compassion
A Critique of Restorative Justice

Annalise Acorn

2003
People and Place

Historical Influences on Legal Culture

Jonathan Swainger and Constance Backhouse (eds.)

Murdering Holiness
The Trials of Franz Creffield and George Mitchell

Jim Phillips and Rosemary Gartner

Unnatural Law
Rethinking Canadian Environmental Law and Policy

David R. Boyd

Collective Insecurity
The Liberian Crisis, Unilateralism, and Global Order

Ikechi Mgbeoji

2002
Taxing Choices

The Intersection of Class, Gender, Parenthood, and the Law

Rebecca Johnson

Regulating Lives
Historical Essays on the State, Society, the Individual, and the Law

Edited by John McLaren, Robert Menzies, and Dorothy E. Chunn

2001
Gender in the Legal Profession

Fitting or Breaking the Mould

Joan Brockman

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