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Suing for Silence

Sexual Violence and Defamation Law

UBC Press

Suing for Silence exposes the phenomenon of lawsuits whose purpose is to silence those who disclose sexual violence, revealing the gendered underpinnings of Canadian defamation law and its chilling effect on public discourse including formal reports of sexual violence.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Sexual Assault in Canadian Sport

UBC Press

Is sexual assault tolerated in Canadian sport? After reaching the provocative conclusion that sexual assaults are not only accepted but normalized and even promoted, Sexual Assault in Canadian Sport offers constructive strategies to make sport safer.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Sites of Conscience

Place, Memory, and the Project of Deinstitutionalization

UBC Press

Sites of Conscience charts the importance of public engagement with histories, memories, and lived experiences of institutions in forging new directions in social justice with and for disabled people and people experiencing mental distress, in a context where deinstitutionalization has failed to fully recognise, redress, and repair the ongoing impacts of institutions.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Skidegate House Models

From Haida Gwaii to the Chicago World's Fair and Beyond

UBC Press

This fascinating exploration into the history a nineteenth-century model of a Haida village, carved by Haida artists, offers insights not only into Pacific Northwest history but also into how the Haida represented their culture during a time when that culture threatened by colonial activity.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Sea Change

Charting a Sustainable Future for Oceans in Canada

UBC Press

Sea Change takes stock of what we know about Canada’s changing oceans, offering a wealth of practical information to support the task of building resilient, sustainable oceans and ocean communities.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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North of America

Canadians and the American Century, 1945–60

UBC Press

North of America takes a fresh, sharp-eyed look at how Canadians of all stripes reacted to political, economic, and cultural events and influences emanating from postwar America.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Constraining the Court

Judicial Power and Policy Implementation in the Charter Era

UBC Press

Constraining the Court considers what happens when a statute involving a significant public policy issue is declared unconstitutional – and government disagrees.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Counting Matters

Policy, Practice, and the Limits of Gender Equality Measurement in Canada

UBC Press

Counting Matters emphasizes the importance of gender measurement as a distinct policy and social phenomena while exposing the flaws of the technocratic assumption that all aspects of gender equality can be strictly quantified.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Discovering Nothing

In Pursuit of an Elusive Northwest Passage

UBC Press

Quests to discover a navigable or usable Northwest Passage ended in failure, but as Discovering Nothing shows, the many attempts to find what nature did not provide led to the construction of its transcontinental equivalent, changing the landscape of North America forever.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Silent Partners

The Origins and Influence of Canada’s Military-Industrial Complex

UBC Press

Silent Partners delves into the shadowy world of security and national defence to shine a light on the influence they hold in Canadian society.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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