Social Policy

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In Defence of Principles

NGOs and Human Rights in Canada

UBC Press

This exploration of the activities of four Canadian NGOs in advancing and defending human rights principles sheds new light on the fragility and resilience of human rights norms in liberal democracies.

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The Duty to Consult

New Relationships with Aboriginal Peoples

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

What does the duty to consult actually mean, and when it is required? The policies and decisions made regarding this duty are concisely outlined, along with important questions that remain.

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Finding Dahshaa

Self-Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada

UBC Press

Based on case studies of three self-government negotiations in the Northwest Territories, Finding Dahshaa is the first ethnographic study of the negotiation of self-government in Canada.

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Identity/Difference Politics

How Difference Is Produced, and Why It Matters

UBC Press

Identity/Difference Politics offers a new direction for the study of identity/difference, one that moves beyond liberal multiculturalism’s preoccupation with culture.

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Emerging Technologies

From Hindsight to Foresight

Edited by Edna Einsiedel
UBC Press

Addresses the ethical, legal, and social dimensions of emerging technologies and assesses their social and policy implications.

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Organizing the Transnational

Labour, Politics, and Social Change

UBC Press

This collection articulates a multi-level cultural politics of transnationalism to frame contemporary analyses of immigration and diasporas.

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