Social Movements

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Biotechnology Unglued

Science, Society, and Social Cohesion

UBC Press

The two faces of biotechnology are revealed throughout to show the promises and perils associated with a range of innovations.

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Voices Rising

Asian Canadian Cultural Activism

UBC Press

Examines Asian Canadian political and cultural activism around community building, identity making, racial equity, and social justice.

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Canada’s Rights Revolution

Social Movements and Social Change, 1937-82

UBC Press

In the first major study of postwar social movement organizations in Canada, Dominique Clément provides a history of the human rights movement as seen through the eyes of two generations of activists.

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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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Judging Homosexuals

A History of Gay Persecution in Quebec and France

By Patrice Corriveau; Foreword by Barry Adam; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

This history examines shifting constructions of homosexuality over time through a comparative analysis of gay persecution in France and Quebec.

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Voluntary Sector Organizations and the State

Building New Relations

UBC Press

This book traces developments in the voluntary sector in Canada since the early 1990s, offering an up-to-date portrait of the federal government’s evolving relationship with voluntary organizations.

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Alternative Media in Canada

UBC Press

Examines the limitations and promise of alternative media in the context of Canada’s complex media and policy environment.

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Keeping Canada British

The Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan

UBC Press

This provocative book provides a new interpretation of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Saskatchewan, arguing that it should not be portrayed merely as an irrational outburst of intolerance but as a slightly more extreme version of mainstream opinion that wanted to keep Canada British.

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Building Sanctuary

The Movement to Support Vietnam War Resisters in Canada, 1965-73

UBC Press

This book brings to light the activities and influence of the anti-draft groups that sprang up to build support for American Vietnam war resisters in Canada.

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Welcome to Resisterville

American Dissidents in British Columbia

UBC Press

A compelling, highly readable study of American migration to the West Kootenays and of the counterculture values that created a vibrant society in the Canadian wilderness.

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