Comparative Politics

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The Motivation to Vote

Explaining Electoral Participation

UBC Press

An original, parsimonious, and elegant explanation of why we vote or abstain in elections.

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Territorial Pluralism

Managing Difference in Multinational States

UBC Press

This volume examines the implications of territorial pluralism for the peaceful and democratic management of difference in states characterized by ethnic, national, linguistic, or cultural divisions.

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Comparing Canada

Methods and Perspectives on Canadian Politics

UBC Press

This book examines how political scientists apply diverse comparative strategies to better understand Canadian political life.

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Recognition versus Self-Determination

Dilemmas of Emancipatory Politics

UBC Press

This book re-evaluates the role of recognition in analyzing relations between groups in plural societies, the position of indigenous peoples in settler societies, and the principle of the self-determination of peoples.

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Segmented Cities?

How Urban Contexts Shape Ethnic and Nationalist Politics

UBC Press

This book examines how urbanization and pluralization are shaping the world’s cities and what can be done to encourage integration and minimize ethnic and nationalist tensions.

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Imperfect Democracies

The Democratic Deficit in Canada and the United States

UBC Press

This timely book evaluates and compares alleged democratic deficits in Canada and the United States and proposes solutions to remedy them.

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Mario Vargas Llosa

The University of Arizona Press

An entirely new understanding of the relation between Vargas Llosa's political thought and his literary oeuvre.

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Faith, Politics, and Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States

UBC Press

While acknowledging differences between Canada and the United States in their political responses to religion and sexual diversity, this volume moves beyond stereotypes to pose larger questions and reveal surprising changes at the intersection of faith-based and LGBT rights claims.

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The Argentine Folklore Movement

The University of Arizona Press

Oscar Chamosa combines intellectual history with ethnographic and sociocultural analysis to reconstruct the process by which mestizo culture--in Argentina called criollo culture--came to occupy the center of national folklore in a country that portrayed itself as the only white nation in South America.

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Unsettled Legitimacy

Political Community, Power, and Authority in a Global Era

UBC Press

This ground-breaking work explores how the unsettling of legitimacy has affected the relationships between authority, power, and political community in local, regional, national, and global settings.

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