Law & Society

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Criminal Artefacts

Governing Drugs and Users

UBC Press

By looking curiously on the criminal addict as an artefact of criminal justice, this book asks us to question why the criminalized drug user has become such a focus of contemporary criminal justice practices.

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Negotiating Responsibility

Law, Murder, and States of Mind

UBC Press

Kimberly White provides an essential point of reference from which to evaluate current criminal law practices and law reform initiatives in Canada.

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Let Right Be Done

Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights

UBC Press
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Poverty

Rights, Social Citizenship, and Legal Activism

UBC Press
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Sexing the Teacher

School Sex Scandals and Queer Pedagogies

UBC Press

A provocative study of public and professional responses to female teacher sex scandals, this book employs queer theory, psychoanalysis, and feminist film theory to examine sensationalized legal cases, including Mary Kay Letourneau, Amy Gehring, and Heather Ingram.

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Defining Rights and Wrongs

Bureaucracy, Human Rights, and Public Accountability

UBC Press
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