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“Métis”

Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood

UBC Press

A provocative meditation on how “Métis” has come to signify an ever-expanding racial category rather than an indigenous people with a shared sense of history and culture.

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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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Polygamy’s Rights and Wrongs

Perspectives on Harm, Family, and Law

UBC Press

Eleven diverse scholars interrogate the belief that polygamy is inherently harmful, questioning the ways in which society assigns value to family and intimacy, and its right to do so.

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Death or Deliverance

Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War

UBC Press

In this eye-opening account of military law in the Great War, courts martials emerge not as brutal, merciless dispensers of frontline justice but as courts capable of mercy.

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On the Outside

From Lengthy Imprisonment to Lasting Freedom

UBC Press

Drawing on the narratives of men who have served lengthy prison sentences, this book illuminates the tumultuous journey from life in a penitentiary to success in the community.

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Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty

An Anishnabe Understanding of Treaty One

By Aimée Craft; Foreword by John Burrows
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A comprehensive evaluation of how negotiations for Treaty One were shaped by Aboriginal Anishinabe laws

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