Provincial Politics

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The Triumph of Citizenship

The Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67

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This final volume to Patricia E. Roy's pivotal trilogy exploring racial discrimination against Chinese- and Japanese-Canadians examines the removal of all Japanese-Canadians from the BC coast during WWII, while Chinese-Canadians gained the right to vote in 1947.

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People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia

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Contributors contemplate the evolution of child protection policy and practice in BC, addressing political influences on structural arrangements, cultural traditions of First Nations clients, and establishing community control over services.

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The Courts

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An insider's perspective on the role of judges, lawyers, and expert witnesses; the cost of litigation; the representativeness of juries; legal aid issues; and questions of jury reform.

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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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Second Growth

Community Economic Development in Rural British Columbia

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A look at historical and contemporary restructuring, linking development of rural communities with resource development and Aboriginal marginalization.

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Legislatures

UBC Press

Provides a democratic audit of Canada’s provincial and national representative assemblies, arguing that the problem existing in these bodies is not a lack of talent so much as a lack of institutional freedom.

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