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Feminism’s Fight

Challenging Politics and Policies in Canada since 1970

UBC Press
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Resilient Kitchens

American Immigrant Cooking in a Time of Crisis, Essays and Recipes

Rutgers University Press
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Family Law in Action

Divorce and Inequality in Quebec and France

UBC Press

Family Law in Action examines the inequalities produced by divorce and separation in France and Quebec.

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Forging Diasporic Citizenship

Narratives from German-Born Turkish Ausländer

UBC Press

Forging Diasporic Citizenship is a work of narrative research that explores the nature and implications of “diasporic citizenship” as it is evolving among German-born, Turkish-origin Berliners.

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Reckoning with Racism

Police, Judges, and the RDS Case

UBC Press

Reckoning with Racism is a riveting account of Canada’s most momentous race case, which drew in the country’s first Black female judge and spotlighted racist police practices.

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Canadian Labour Policy and Politics

Edited by John Peters and Don Wells
UBC Press

Canadian Labour Policy and Politics is essential reading for students seeking to understand the politics of inequality in Canada’s labour market and the policy agenda needed for greater economic equality and a sustainable green recovery.

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Cripping Intersex

UBC Press

Cripping Intersex explores the political, discursive, and embodied connections between intersex and disability to develop a radically innovative approach to intersex studies and activism.

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Power Played

A Critical Criminology of Sport

UBC Press

Power Played represents a distinctly critical criminology of sport, blowing the whistle on the harm, violence, and exploitation embedded in contemporary sport and sporting cultures.

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What Nudism Exposes

An Unconventional History of Postwar Canada

UBC Press

What Nudism Exposes offers a convincing new perspective on postwar Canada by revealing how nudist clubs navigated the social and cultural changes of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s.

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The Solidarity Encounter

Women, Activism, and Creating Non-Colonizing Relations

UBC Press

This compassionate yet unflinching exposé of the pitfalls of Indigenous–non-Indigenous solidarity work offers a constructive framework for non-colonizing solidarity that can be applied in any context of unequal power.

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Changing of the Guards

Private Influences, Privatization, and Criminal Justice in Canada

UBC Press

Changing of the Guards is the first comprehensive assessment of how for- and not-for-profit private organizations are reshaping Canadian criminal justice processes and outcomes.

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House Rules

Changing Families, Evolving Norms, and the Role of the Law

UBC Press

House Rules takes a hard look at the law and norms governing family life, compelling readers to rethink entrenched inequalities in familial relationships and proposing ways to approach legislative solutions.

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Front-Wave Boomers

Growing (Very) Old, Staying Connected, and Reimagining Aging

UBC Press, On Point Press

Gillian Ranson weaves front-wave boomers’ stories of life and aging before and during the pandemic into a powerful account of how to make growing old more humane, for this generation and for everyone.

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The High North

Cannabis in Canada

UBC Press

The High North brings together, for the first time, activists, advocates, and academics to evaluate the opaque origins and muddled legacy of cannabis legalization in Canada.

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Screening Out

HIV Testing and the Canadian Immigration Experience

UBC Press

A critical, compassionate, and highly readable narrative-driven analysis, this is the first-ever inquiry into how the Canadian immigration medical program works in practice to screen out people with HIV.

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Feeling Feminism

Activism, Affect, and Canada’s Second Wave

UBC Press

Feeling Feminism is a groundbreaking collection of interdisciplinary scholarship on second-wave feminist history and feminist social movements in Canada that puts emotions at the centre of the story.

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Religion at the Edge

Nature, Spirituality, and Secularity in the Pacific Northwest

UBC Press

Religion at the Edge shows how the distinctive social and physical landscape of the Pacific Northwest proves fertile ground for an expansive exploration of contemporary spirituality and secularity.

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Disability Injustice

Confronting Criminalization in Canada

UBC Press

In Disability Injustice, scholars and activists deliver a much-needed and long overdue analysis of disability and criminalization in Canada.

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White Space

Race, Privilege, and Cultural Economies of the Okanagan Valley

UBC Press

White Space offers a compelling analysis of how whiteness sustains settler privilege and maintains social inequity in the BC interior.

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Twice Migrated, Twice Displaced

Indian and Pakistani Transnational Households in Canada

UBC Press

The first study of Gulf South Asians in Canada, Twice Migrated, Twice Displaced reveals the impact of discriminatory labour markets, precarious work, and transnational family relationships on Gulf South Asians in Canada.

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