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Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships

Nehiyawak Narratives

UBC Press

Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships investigates Indigenous economic theories and relationships through the lenses of settler colonial exploitation and Indigenous resurgence.

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Regime of Obstruction

How Corporate Power Blocks Energy Democracy

Athabasca University Press

Rapidly rising carbon emissions from the intense development of Western Canada's fossil fuels continue to aggravate the global climate emergency and destabilize democratic structures. This book provides essential context to the climate crisis and will transform discussions of energy democracy.

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Fossilized

Environmental Policy in Canada's Petro-Provinces

UBC Press

Fossilized reveals how Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador – blinded by exceptional economic growth from 2005 to 2015 – undermined environmental policies to intensify ecologically detrimental extreme oil extraction.

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The Political Economy of Resource Regulation

An International and Comparative History, 1850-2015

UBC Press

This is the first global survey of how natural resources have been regulated in the modern world.

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Grey Zones in International Economic Law and Global Governance

UBC Press

Grey Zones in International Economic Law and Global Governance examines contested zones of global governance to understand state policy and market behaviour in the current era.

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The Deindustrialized World

Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places

UBC Press

The Deindustrialized World opens a window on the experiences of those living at ground zero of deindustrialization and examines confrontations with the ruination of people and places on a global scale.

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The Moral Economies of Ethnic and Nationalist Claims

UBC Press

Leading scholars investigate the complex role that competing moral economies play in ethnic and nationalist conflicts.

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Resource Communities in a Globalizing Region

Development, Agency, and Contestation in Northern British Columbia

UBC Press

This book explores how the peoples and communities of northern British Columbia are responding to global demand for local resources.

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Alberta Oil and the Decline of Democracy in Canada

Athabasca University Press

This is a much needed critical assessment of the political peculiarities of Alberta and the impact the government’s relationship to the oil industry has on the lives of the province’s most vulnerable citizens.

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After '08

Social Policy and the Global Financial Crisis

UBC Press

Did the 2007-08 global financial crisis mark a turning point for social policy, or did it reinforce existing neo-liberal approaches to governance?

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Aluminum Ore

The Political Economy of the Global Bauxite Industry

UBC Press

An exploration of one little-known mineral, and the social, political, and economic forces that shaped both its history and the twentieth century.

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Action and Reaction in the World System

The Dynamics of Economic and Political Power

UBC Press

This book provides a multidisciplinary framework to understand the complexities of the post-Soviet international system, a system that is multipolar, ideologically heterogeneous, and highly unstable.

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Investing in Place

Economic Renewal in Northern British Columbia

UBC Press

A compelling exploration of place-based development as a timely, pragmatic approach to renewing rural and small-town economies in northern British Columbia.

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Two Mediterranean Worlds

Diverging Paths of Globalization and Autonomy

Edited by Yassine Essid and William D. Coleman; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

The Mediterranean, a region of uneven globalization, offers clues to understanding the future of democracy in North Africa and the Near East.

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Feminist Ethics and Social Policy

Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care

UBC Press

This volume addresses the theoretical and practical relationships among the feminization of migrant labour, the ethics of care, and social policy in the new global economy.

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Moving Mountains

Ethnicity and Livelihoods in Highland China, Vietnam, and Laos

UBC Press

This collection argues that minorities in the Southeast Asian Massif are not powerless in the face of economic and political change in the region – they are drawing on ethnicity and culture to indigenize modernity and maintain their livelihoods.

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Social Capital, Diversity, and the Welfare State

UBC Press

This book represents a landmark consideration of the diverse meanings, causal foundations, and positive and negative consequences of social capital, with a particular focus on its role in mitigating or enhancing social inequalities.

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Dimensions of Inequality in Canada

UBC Press

Is Canada becoming a more polarized society? Or is it a kind-hearted nation that takes care of its disadvantaged?

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Racing to the Bottom?

Provincial Interdependence in the Canadian Federation

UBC Press

The spectre of a “race to the bottom” is increasingly prominent in debates about globalization.

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In the Long Run We're All Dead

The Canadian Turn to Fiscal Restraint

UBC Press

A superb analysis of how the decline of Canadian Keynesianism has made way for the emergence of politics organized around balanced budgets.

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