Law & Politics

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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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Mortgaging the Earth

The World Bank, Environmental Impoverishment, and the Crisis of Development

Island Press
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Governing from the Bench

The Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Role

UBC Press

Governing from the Bench is a comprehensive and illuminating examination of the Supreme Court of Canada that draws on in-depth interviews to reveal the inner workings of this often-misunderstood institution at the heart of Canada’s justice system.

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The Right to a Healthy Environment

Revitalizing Canada's Constitution

UBC Press

Renowned environmental lawyer David R. Boyd argues that Canada must constitutionalize environmental rights and responsibilities if it hopes to improve its environmental record.

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International Trade Law and Domestic Policy

Canada, the United States, and the WTO

UBC Press

An innovative assessment of the extent to which international judicial bodies influence domestic law and policy arrangements.

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The Perils of Identity

Group Rights and the Politics of Intragroup Difference

UBC Press

Caroline Dick asks how group identity claims, especially in the courts, obscure significant intragroup differences.

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