Social Policy

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The Wages of Relief

Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39

Athabasca University Press
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Strong, Beautiful and Modern

National Fitness in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935-1960

UBC Press

Strong, Beautiful and Modern tells the story of the national fitness campaigns spanning the “British world” beginning in the 1930s.

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Reimagining Intervention in Young Lives

Work, Social Assistance, and Marginalization

UBC Press

Documents the experience of poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and intervention, and their effects on young people’s lives and social networks.

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Becoming Multicultural

Immigration and the Politics of Membership in Canada and Germany

UBC Press

This book demonstrates how global human rights norms intersected with domestic political identities and institutions to transform Canada and Germany into diverse multicultural societies in the second half of the twentieth century.

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Try to Control Yourself

The Regulation of Public Drinking in Post-Prohibition Ontario, 1927-44

UBC Press

A fascinating history that challenges common assumptions of how the Ontario government attempted to regulate licensed public drinking after the repeal of prohibition.

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A Healthy Society

How a Focus on Health can Revive Canadian Democracy

By Ryan Meili; Foreword by Roy Romanow
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A doctor’s eye view of the determinants of health and frontline stories of patient experiences.

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