Public Policy & Administration

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Treaty Talks in British Columbia, Third Edition

Building a New Relationship

UBC Press

This third edition of a classic brings readers up to date on treaty negotiations in British Columbia and is a valuable resource for those interested in the treaty process both in BC and Canada.

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From Rights to Needs

A History of Family Allowances in Canada, 1929-92

UBC Press

This comprehensive exploration of the origins and development of family allowances offers inventive insights into Canada’s welfare state and social policy over the past half century.

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First Nations, First Thoughts

The Impact of Indigenous Thought in Canada

UBC Press

A thought-provoking volume that brings together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal thinkers and activists to explore the innovations and challenges that Indigenous thought continues to bring to Canada.

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Contributing Citizens

Modern Charitable Fundraising and the Making of the Welfare State, 1920-66

UBC Press

A social and political history of Community Chests, and the development of Canada's welfare state.

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Criminal Artefacts

Governing Drugs and Users

UBC Press

By looking curiously on the criminal addict as an artefact of criminal justice, this book asks us to question why the criminalized drug user has become such a focus of contemporary criminal justice practices.

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No Place to Go

Local Histories of the Battered Women’s Shelter Movement

UBC Press

The first history of the battered women’s shelter movement in Canada, this book traces the development of transition houses and services for abused women and the campaign that made wife battering a political issue.

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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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The Culture of Flushing

A Social and Legal History of Sewage

UBC Press

Iinvestigates and clarifies the murky evolution of waste treatment – in a time when community water quality can no longer be taken for granted.

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Critical Policy Studies

UBC Press

Critical Policy Studies describes how new policy problems such as border screening and global warming have been catapulted onto the agenda in the neo-liberal era.

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Nutrition Policy in Canada, 1870-1939

UBC Press

Examines the beginnings and early evolution of nutrition policy developments in Canada from the late nineteenth century to the beginning of the Second World War.

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