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Consuming Modernity

Gendered Behaviour and Consumerism before the Baby Boom

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Placing Canada in an international context, this book explores the intersections of gender, modernity, and consumerism from 1919 to 1945.

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Forest Economics

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This book covers the basic economic principles and concepts and their application to modern forest management and policy issues.

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Offshore Petroleum Politics

Regulation and Risk in the Scotian Basin

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This comprehensive study of petroleum politics in the Scotian Basin reveals the complex interplay of regulation and risk as industry, federal, and provincial authorities struggle to develop Canada's Atlantic offshore oil and gas resources.

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the State

International Approaches to Forest Co-Regulation

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This book provides a clear theoretical lens and practical guidance on the prospects and limits of leveraging private corporate social responsibility standards, such as forest certification, alongside government regulatory efforts to achieve more effective and adaptive sustainability solutions.

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Globalization and Local Adaptation in International Trade Law

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Drawing on case studies from the Pacific Rim, this book traces the selective adaptation of international trade law to local conditions.

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Managed Annihilation

An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse

UBC Press

By examining one of the largest natural resource management failures of the twentieth century – the collapse of the Newfoundland cod fishery – this book seeks to understand the history of, and possible alternatives to, managerial responses to environmental issues.

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The Business of Women

Marriage, Family, and Entrepreneurship in British Columbia, 1901-51

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A groundbreaking study of women entrepreneurs in early twentieth-century British Columbia.

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Forestry and Biodiversity

Learning How to Sustain Biodiversity in Managed Forests

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Sustaining biodiversity in managed forests is a complex problem, but the authors argue that it can be done -- through adaptive management, which they describe as a structured approach to “learning by doing.”

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The OECD and Transnational Governance

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A timely and insightful volume, The OECD and Transnational Governance fills an important gap in the literature on global governance.

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