International Politics

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Give Me Shelter

The Failure of Canada’s Cold War Civil Defence

UBC Press

Give Me Shelter is a revealing examination of Canada’s efforts to prepare its citizens to face nuclear war, from 1945-63.

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Romancing the Revolution

The Myth of Soviet Democracy and the British Left

Athabasca University Press

This revealing history examines the impact of the myth of Soviet democracy: the belief that Russia was embarking on a brave experiment in a form of popular government more genuine and advanced than even the best forms of parliamentarism.

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Against Orthodoxy

Studies in Nationalism

UBC Press

This volume challenges conventional approaches to the study of nationalism in the context of its violent resurgence.

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Globalization and Local Adaptation in International Trade Law

UBC Press

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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Parity Democracy

Women's Political Representation in Fifth Republic France

UBC Press

Combining interviews and translations of key European and French documents with in-depth analysis, this book illuminates the pros and cons of the gender parity reforms and their effect on women’s political representation in France.

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Women and Property in Urban India

UBC Press

An intimate exploration of the opportunities and constraints faced by low-income women in Ahmedabad, as throughout the Global South, in securing access to landed property.

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Globalizing Citizenship

UBC Press

This book traces how border controls and detention practices, particularly in the post-9/11 era, are transforming citizenship into a globalizing regime to regulate mobility.

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Locating Global Order

American Power and Canadian Security after 9/11

UBC Press

This volume unveils how the security policies of allied powers, such as Canada, are integral to the creation and maintenance of a US-led global order.

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Canada and Ballistic Missile Defence, 1954-2009

Déjà Vu All Over Again

UBC Press

This insightful book offers an explanation for Canada’s uncertain response to US ballistic missile defence initiatives from the 1950s to the present.

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Realizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Triumph, Hope, and Action

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A multidisciplinary collection analyzing the development of the Declaration, the triumph of its adoption, and the hopes and actions for its implementation.

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