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Scandalous Conduct

Canadian Officer Courts Martial, 1914–45

Scandalous Conduct investigates the complex meanings of honour and dishonour as revealed by general courts martial and dismissal sentences in the Canadian officer corps during the First and Second World Wars.

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Constitutionalizing Criminal Law

Constitutionalizing Criminal Law explains why the Supreme Court of Canada’s jurisprudence considering the constitutionality of criminal laws fails to strike a principled balance between the need to increase the coherency of the criminal law while maintaining the legitimacy of judicial review.

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Revival and Change

The 1957 and 1958 Diefenbaker Elections

Revival and Change is a compelling account of the elections, accomplishments, challenges, failures, and ultimate end of the Diefenbaker era.

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Canadian Labour Policy and Politics

Edited by John Peters and Don Wells

Canadian Labour Policy and Politics serves as essential reading for students seeking to understand the politics of inequality in Canada’s labour market and the policy agenda needed for greater economic equality and a sustainable green recovery.

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Disability Injustice

Confronting Criminalization in Canada

In Disability Injustice, scholars and activists deliver a much-needed and long overdue analysis of disability and criminalization in Canada.

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Reckoning with Racism

Police, Judges, and the RDS Case

Reckoning with Racism is a riveting account of Canada’s most momentous race case, which drew in the country’s first Black female judge and spotlighted racist police practices.

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Our Long Struggle for Home

The Ipperwash Story

By Aazhoodenaang Enjibaajig

In this disquieting story of broken promises and thwarted justice, the Anishinaabe of Stoney Point tell of the long struggle to reclaim their ancestral homeland, both before and after the Ipperwash crisis.

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In the Name of Wild

One Family, Five Years, Ten Countries, and a New Vision of Wildness

In the Name of Wild takes you on the five-year journey one family made across five continents to re-imagine the meaning of wildness.

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Religious Diversity in Canadian Public Schools

Rethinking the Role of Law

This comprehensive analysis of the legally complex relationship between religion and public schools will compel readers to reconsider the role of law in education.

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Pivot or Pirouette?

The 1993 Canadian General Election

Pivot or Pirouette? The 1993 Canadian General Election tells the story of the most surprising election in Canadian history.

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The Birds of Vancouver Island’s West Coast

A detailed account of the 360 species of birds recorded on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island and its offshore waters.

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To Share, Not Surrender

Indigenous and Settler Visions of Treaty Making in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

To Share, Not Surrender presents multiple views and lived experience of the treaty-making process and its repercussions in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and publishes, for the first time, the Vancouver Island Treaties in First Nations languages.

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A Liberal-Labour Lady

The Times and Life of Mary Ellen Spear Smith

This authoritative biography of Mary Ellen Smith (1863–1933) – British Columbia’s first female MLA, the British Empire’s first female cabinet minister, and a BC suffragist – recovers from obscurity an audacious but imperfect champion in the struggle for greater democracy in early twentieth-century Canada.

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Nursing Shifts in Sichuan

Canadian Missions and Wartime China, 1937–1951

Nursing Shifts in Sichuan is a testament to the resilience of educated women, exploring modern nursing as one of the most consequential additions to health care in early-twentieth-century China.

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Beyond Rights

The Nisg̱a’a Final Agreement and the Challenges of Modern Treaty Relationships

Beyond Rights examines the legal, political, and cultural implications of the groundbreaking process of negotiating the Nisga’a treaty.

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Against the Tides

Reshaping Landscape and Community in Canada’s Maritime Marshlands

Against the Tides tells the compelling story of the rehabilitation of the Maritime marshlands, a project that reshaped not only the landscape of the Bay of Fundy region but the communities that depended on it.

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Building the Army’s Backbone

Canadian Non-Commissioned Officers in the Second World War

Building the Army’s Backbone reveals how the creation of Canada’s Second World War corps of non-commissioned officers helped the force train, fight, and win.

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White Space

Race, Privilege, and Cultural Economies of the Okanagan Valley

White Space offers a compelling analysis of how whiteness sustains settler privilege and maintains social inequity in the BC interior.

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Twice Migrated, Twice Displaced

Indian and Pakistani Transnational Households in Canada

The first study of Gulf South Asians in Canada, Twice Migrated, Twice Displaced reveals the impact of discriminatory labour markets, precarious work, and transnational family relationships on Gulf South Asians in Canada.

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Inside the Local Campaign

Constituency Elections in Canada

With modern media and technology, the local campaign has made a comeback. Inside the Local Campaign pulls back the curtain on the inner workings of constituency-level campaigning during a Canadian federal election.

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