Political Theory & Philosophy

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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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The Perils of Identity

Group Rights and the Politics of Intragroup Difference

UBC Press

Caroline Dick asks how group identity claims, especially in the courts, obscure significant intragroup differences.

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Identity Politics in the Public Realm

Bringing Institutions Back In

UBC Press

This volume furthers the multiculturalism debate by assessing whether public institutions are capable of evaluating minority group claims fairly.

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Against Orthodoxy

Studies in Nationalism

UBC Press

This volume challenges conventional approaches to the study of nationalism in the context of its violent resurgence.

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The ABCs of Human Survival

A Paradigm for Global Citizenship

Athabasca University Press

The ABCs of Human Survival calls into question the assumptions of consumer culture and offers, as an alternative, strategies to improve overall well-being through the important choices we make as individuals.

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Deliberative Democracy in Practice

UBC Press

Leading theorists debate the strengths and limitations of deliberative democracy in theory and practice.

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Leviathan Undone?

Towards a Political Economy of Scale

Edited by Roger Keil and Rianne Mahon
UBC Press

Bringing together leading theorists and scholars in contemporary spatial thinking and political economy, this volume presents an unprecedented collection of essays on scale, as well as case studies on the restructuring of our global society.

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Bringing the Passions Back In

The Emotions in Political Philosophy

UBC Press

Combining intellectual history and political theory, the contributors to Bringing the Passions Back In illuminate the place of emotions in modern liberal and democratic politics.

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In Search of Canadian Political Culture

UBC Press

The most thorough review of the national political ethos written in a generation, In Search of Canadian Political Culture offers a bottom-up, regional analysis that challenges how we think and write about Canada. It will interest specialists in Canadian political culture and generalists in Canadian politics.

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