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Statesmen, Strategists & Diplomats

Canada’s Prime Ministers and the Making of Foreign Policy

Foreword by John R. English; Edited by Patrice Dutil
UBC Press

Statesmen, Strategists, and Diplomats is an incisive look at the history of Canadian foreign policy through the actions of prime ministers from Sir John A. Macdonald to Justin Trudeau.

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King and Chaos

The 1935 Canadian General Election

UBC Press

King and Chaos is the first close study of the issues, personalities, and significance of the 1935 federal election, a turning point that fractured the two-party system and permanently changed Canada’s political landscape.

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Feminism’s Fight

Challenging Politics and Policies in Canada since 1970

UBC Press
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Condoland

The Planning, Design, and Development of Toronto’s CityPlace

UBC Press

In an era of frantic vertical urbanization known as “condoism,” Condoland explores the planning and design of Toronto’s CityPlace, one of North America’s largest residential development projects – and reveals what can happen when the real estate industry comes to dominate city planning.

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Follow the Leader, Lose the Region

Charting a Canadian Strategy for the Asia-Pacific

UBC Press

Follow the Leader, Lose the Region conclusively demonstrates that an understanding of how Asia sees itself should inform Canadian foreign policy in the region.

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People, Politics, and Purpose

Biography and Canadian Political History

UBC Press

People, Politics, and Purpose investigates the roles and reputations of a wide array of political actors, offering insight into Canada’s place in the world and stimulating fresh thinking about political biography.

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China's Asymmetric Statecraft

Alignments, Competitors, and Regional Diplomacy

UBC Press

China’s Asymmetric Statecraft uncovers the different narratives and paradigms that constitute Chinese foreign policy toward its weaker neighbours, alerting us to a dramatically changing international environment.

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Life against States of Emergency

Revitalizing Treaty Relations from Attawapiskat

UBC Press

Life against States of Emergency responds to the central question Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence asked in a high-profile ceremonial fast: What does it mean to be in a treaty relationship today?

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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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Constitutional Crossroads

Reflections on Charter Rights, Reconciliation, and Change

UBC Press

Four decades since the adoption of the Constitution Act, 1982, Constitutional Crossroads assesses its legacy, focusing on the themes of rights, reconciliation, and constitutional change.

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Revival and Change

The 1957 and 1958 Diefenbaker Elections

UBC Press

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

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The Political Party in Canada

UBC Press

The Political Party in Canada provides a comprehensive exploration of contemporary Canadian political party composition and organization and draws on rich original data to consider where power lies and how it is exercised.

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Canadian Labour Policy and Politics

Edited by John Peters and Don Wells
UBC Press

Canadian Labour Policy and Politics is 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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Class Warrior

The Selected Works of E. T. Kingsley

Athabasca University Press
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Pivot or Pirouette?

The 1993 Canadian General Election

UBC Press

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

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A Cooperative Disagreement

Canada-United States Relations and Revolutionary Cuba, 1959–93

UBC Press

Agree to disagree? A Cooperative Disagreement demonstrates how Canada and the United States – neighbours by geography and close allies by design – successfully kept their differences over revolutionary Cuba from permanently damaging their relationship.

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Inside the Local Campaign

Constituency Elections in Canada

UBC Press

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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A Sales Tax for Alberta

Why and How

Edited by Robert L. Ascah
Athabasca University Press

In this collection, Alberta scholars and policy experts map out why and how a provincial sales tax should and can be implemented as the days of buoyant capital investment, jobs, and wealth are passing Alberta by.

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Pleasure and Panic

New Essays on the History of Alcohol and Drugs

UBC Press

Pleasure and Panic illustrates how attitudes toward drug and alcohol consumption are complicated by the politics, economics, and culture of their times.

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Changing of the Guards

Private Influences, Privatization, and Criminal Justice in Canada

UBC Press

Changing of the Guards is the first comprehensive assessment of how for- and not-for-profit private organizations are reshaping Canadian criminal justice processes and outcomes.

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