Sociology

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Treaty Promises, Indian Reality

Life on a Reserve

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

In a respectful and personal account of his life and the Cowessess people, Harold LeRat, shares the history and many successes of Indian peoples, despite the numerous challenges they faced.

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Mapping Marriage Law in Spanish Gitano Communities

UBC Press

Comparative law and legal anthropology have traditionally restricted themselves to their own fields of inquiry. Mapping Marriage Law in Spanish Gitano Communities turns this tendency on its head and investigates what happens when ...

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Reclaiming Adat

Contemporary Malaysian Film and Literature

UBC Press

Weaves a wealth of cultural theory into a rare analysis of Malay cinema and the work of new Malaysian anglophone writers.

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Justice for Young Offenders

Their Needs, Our Responses

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

This ground-breaking analysis of complex issues of youth justice challenges the assumptions behind Canada’s approach to youth justice and mental health disorders.

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Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice

Canadian Sanctuary Incidents, Power, and Law

UBC Press

Facing immediate deportation, a lone Guatemalan migrant entered sanctuary in a Montreal church in December 1983. Thus began the practice of sanctuary in Canada.

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