Law and Society

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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.

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Troubling Sex

Towards a Legal Theory of Sexual Integrity

UBC Press

Focusing on the Supreme Court of Canada, Craig attempts to overcome the constraints of theoretical frameworks and disciplinary boundaries by pursuing a more inclusive theory of law and sexuality.

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Being Relational

Reflections on Relational Theory and Health Law

UBC Press

This groundbreaking collection explores relational theory and how it can be brought to bear on practical areas of concern in health law and policy.

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Conflict in Caledonia

Aboriginal Land Rights and the Rule of Law

UBC Press

A powerful account of how land disputes reflect complex and often competing understandings of law, landscape, and identity among First Nations and non-Aboriginal people in Canada.

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Ghost Dancing with Colonialism

Decolonization and Indigenous Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada

UBC Press

Drawing on history, international law, and recent decision-making in the Supreme Court, this book seeks the truth behind allegations that Canadian law continues to colonize Indigenous peoples.

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Westward Bound

Sex, Violence, the Law, and the Making of a Settler Society

UBC Press

Through the study of hundreds of criminal cases, Westward Bound explores how encounters between the courts and ordinary people on the Canadian Prairies contributed to the construction of race, class, and gender hierarchies in a settler society.

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The Freedom of Security

Governing Canada in the Age of Counter-Terrorism

UBC Press

A trenchant exploration of how security and counter-terrorism practices are not only eroding civil liberties, but reshaping the very nature of our political freedom.

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