Public Policy & Administration

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Money, Politics, and Democracy

Canada’s Party Finance Reforms

UBC Press

This revealing volume examines the role of party finance reforms in shaping a period, since 2004, of political instability and successive minority governments in Canada.

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Citizens Adrift

The Democratic Disengagement of Young Canadians

UBC Press

Citizens Adrift is a rich study of the generational decline in political involvement that offers recommendations as to how to stem the erosion of democratic life.

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Media Divides

Communication Rights and the Right to Communicate in Canada

UBC Press

Media Divides offers the first comprehensive, up-to-date account of the democratic deficits in Canada’s communications law and policy.

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Nuclear Waste Management in Canada

Critical Issues, Critical Perspectives

UBC Press

Nuclear Waste Management in Canada encourages critical thought and discussion about energy generation and waste management by exploring not only the technical but also the social and ethical aspects of the problem.

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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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